With the WWE’s final pay-per-view before its showcase event, WrestleMania, set for tonight, the arrival of Topps‘ newest set, 2016 Topps WWE Road to WrestleMania, is as impressive as its inclusions.
On-card autographs, numbered hits — even for the manufactured Relics — and first-time signers such as NXT women’s champ Bayley and former NWA champ Dory Funk are just part of the inclusions here that bring a higher-end feel to an affordable low-end release.
What: 2016 Topps WWE wrestling cards
Arrives: May 4, 2016
Box basics: Two hits in every 24-pack hobby box
What’s buzz-worthy: Next year’s flagship WWE release arrives with new talent and new signers making their Topps autograph or regular card debuts — among them NXT women’s champion Bayley, Mandy, Asuka, Apollo Crews, Chad Gable, Dana Brooke and Nia Jax to name a few. Also a first here? NXT mat Relics from TakeOver Brooklyn and a return of “Macho Man” Randy Savage to WWE cardboard.
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