Buzz Break: 2016 Topps WWE Undisputed wrestling cards

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2016-topps-wwe-undisputed-AustinThe box: 2016 Topps WWE Undisputed wrestling cards
Where to buy:
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Packs per box: 10
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 50
Base set completion: 
23 of 100 (23 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notable names pulled on base cards – “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Triple H, The Rock, Eddie Guerrero, Chris Jericho


2016-topps-wwe-undisputed-megabucksInsert cards: 17
Blue parallel 
(1) – Michael “P.S.” Hayes (/25)
Silver parallel (1) – R-Truth (/50)
Bronze parallel (2) – Brock Lesnar, Tatanka (/99)
Tag Teams (2) – The Mega Bucks, Edge & Christian
Tag Teams Silver (1) – Rhythm & Blues (/50)
Tag Teams Bronze (2) – The Funks, Shomiz (/99)
NXT Prospects (4) – Simon Gotch, Tye Dillinger, Murphy, Angelo Dawkins
Divas (2) – Alicia Fox, Miss Elizabeth
Divas Bronze (1) – Eve Torres (/99)
Divas Silver (1) – Eva Marie (/50)

2016-topps-wwe-undisputed-4Autographs/Memorabilia: 10 (see the gallery below)
Relics (2) – Kevin Owens, Simon Gotch (/175)
Autographed Relics (1) – Alberto Del Rio (/199)
Autographed Relics Silver (1) – Charlotte (/50)
Autographs Silver (1) – Dean Ambrose (/50)
Autographs Bronze (2) – Charlotte, Xavier Woods (/99)
Autographs (3) – Asuka, Cesaro, Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart (/299)

What’s Buzz-worthy: The second high-end WWE trading card set ever made comes less than a year after the first and, while it packs two fewer autographs than before (two standard Relics this time), it’s got enough touches to put it on par with the landmark first release. Is it better? In some ways but not others. This time around, the Divas are pushed off into their own insert set, leaving the meaty base set to be filled with WWE’s male stars and a heavy amount of WWE Legends from the past. (Some might argue that means more “common” base cards, too.) The inserts here are stronger this time around with the NXT Prospects, the Divas and Tag Teams cards in play — all with the parallels that the base set has. The parallels this time do have some confusing shades — Silver doesn’t look much different than the base cards — and, while the sets are crispy printed and designed, the parallel sets like the Divas don’t have as much pop as they did last year. Generally, though, the photos and design here are strong — and it’s a strong bargain with a suggested retail price of only $20 a pack. This delivers way more than many brands out there for the money. Even a rough box of this brand is a fun box. It’s not that risky to buy by the pack, either, with an 80 percent chance at an autograph.

Product Grade: A- 
Box Grade:
 A
Fun Grade: A

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