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    SCF Official Review: 2012 Topps UFC Finest

    First and foremost, I'd like to thank our sponsors at Topps for providing us with this box.



    2 miniboxes per master box
    6 packs per minibox
    5 cards per pack
    Current Retail Price (online): $89.99 - $104.99

    PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

    BASE CARDS
    100 of the Finest UFC fighters are featured on Finest Technology base cards, along with the following parallels:
    - White Refractor Parallel
    - Blue X-fractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 188.
    - Gold Refractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 88.
    - Black Octa-fractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 8.
    - Red Refractor Parallel - Numbered 1/1.
    - Printing Plates - Four per subject. Numbered 1/1.


    INSERT CARDS
    Finest Moments - Celebrating the career highlights of 25 UFC stars. 1 per mini-box. Refractor.
    - Blue X-fractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 188.
    - Gold Refractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 88.
    - Black Octa-fractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 8.
    - Red Refractor Parallel - Numbered 1/1.
    - Printing Plates - Four per subject. Numbered 1/1.

    Bloodlines - The wildly popular insert is back! Highlighting the national heritage of 25 superstar fighters. 1 per mini-box. Refractor.
    - Blue X-fractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 188.
    - Gold Refractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 88.
    - Black Octa-fractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 8.
    - Red Refractor Parallel - Numbered 1/1.
    - Printing Plates - Four per subject. Numbered 1/1.


    RELIC CARDS - All Relic cards are Refractors!

    Jumbo Finest Threads Relic Card - 30 cards featuring a jumbo pieceof fighter-worn gear. Refractor.
    - Blue X-fractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 188.
    - Gold Refractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 88.
    - Black Octa-fractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 8.
    - Red Refractor Parallel - Numbered 1/1.
    - Printing Plates - Four per subject. Numbered 1/1.

    Finest Fight Mat Jumbo Relic Card - 30 cards featuring a jumbo piece of Octagon mat on which the fighter fought. Refractor.
    - Black Octa-fractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 8.
    - Red Refractor Parallel - Numbered 1/1.
    - Printing Plates - Four per subject. Numbered 1/1.

    Grill Gear Relics:
    Unique relic cards containing a piece of a fight-used mouthpiece. Numbered 1/1.


    AUTOGRAPHED CARDS - All Autograph cards are Refractors!

    Finest Fighters Autograph Cards - Autographs from 35 fighters including on-card and sticker autographs. Refractor.
    - Gold Refractor Parallel Sequentially numbered to 25.
    - Black Octa-fractor Parallel Sequentially numbered to 8.
    - Red Refractor Parallel Numbered 1/1.
    - Printing Plates Four per subject. Numbered 1/1.

    Thoughts from the Boss Dual Autographs
    15 cards featuring a fighter autograph and an autograph from Dana White, along with his thoughts on the fighter. Numbered to 25. Refractor.

    Autographed Glove Redemptions:
    25 cards which redeem a fighter-signed glove.

    Finest VIP Pass:
    Signed on-card by Dana White, this special card will entitle the holder to an entry in an exclusive sweepstakes, the winner of which will receive an all-inclusive trip to a UFC event, 1 pair of tickets, and access to a fighter meet-and-greet prior to the event. Numbered to 50.

    Finest Moments Autographs - 15 fighters on autographed versions of their Finest Moments cards. Refractor.
    - Black Octa-fractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 8.
    - Red Refractor Parallel - Numbered 1/1.
    - Printing Plates - Four per subject. Numbered 1/1.

    Bloodlines Autographs - 15 fighters on autographed versions of their Bloodlines cards. Signed in red ink. Refractor.
    - Black Octa-fractor Parallel - Sequentially numbered to 8.
    - Red Refractor Parallel - Numbered 1/1.
    - Printing Plates - Four per subject. Numbered 1/1.

    Shared Bloodlines Dual Autographs
    10 cards each featuring an autograph from 2 fighters with a shared heritage. Numbered to 25. Refractor.


    AUTOGRAPHED RELIC CARDS - All Autograph Relic cards are Refractors!
    Finest Fight Mat Jumbo Autographed Relic Card
    20 cards featuring an autograph signed directly on a jumbo piece of Octagon mat on which the fighter fought. Numbered. Refractor.

    Autographed Jumbo Finest Threads Relic Card
    30 autograph cards also featuring a jumbo piece of fighter-worn apparel. Numbered. Refractor.

    Finest Sponsors Autographed Patch Card
    10 cards featuring a patch of a sponsor's logo, such as TapouT and Silver Star, signed by a fighter affiliated with that sponsor. Numbered. Refractor.

    Shared Bloodlines Dual Autograph Relics
    10 cards each featuring an autograph and a fighter-worn relic from 2 fighters with a shared heritage. Numbered to 10. Refractor.

    WHAT WE PULLED



    Base - 38/100 (38%)
    Refractors (8)
    Refractors Blue X-Fractor /188 (3) - Benson Henderson, Vitor Belfort, Brock Lesnar
    Refractors Gold /88 (1) Josh Koscheck



    Bloodlines (1)
    Finest Moments (1)
    Finest Moments Blue X-Fractor /188 (1) - Nick Diaz



    Ronda Rousey Autograph



    Bloodlines Printing Plates Yellow Brock Lesnar 1/1



    Finest Moments Jim Miller Autograph



    Dominick Cruz Finest Threads Jumbo Relic



    Finest Threads Blue X-Fractor Randy Couture Jumbo Relic /188



    Finest Fight Mat Josh Koscheck 2-color Mat Relic



    Finest Fight Mat Urijah Faber 2-color Fight Mat



    FINAL THOUGHTS

    Base - 4.5/5
    Design - 5/5
    Fun - 4.5/5
    Value - 4.5/5
    Rebuy - 4.5/5

    Overall - 23/25 (92%)

    Pros:
    Amazing product
    Solid design
    Bang for your buck with hits versus cost
    Addition of Ronda Rousey to the line to give more credence to Women MMA fighters

    Cons:
    Would love to see all subjects in action (in ring action) poses

    NPN Information:

    NPN 2012 Topps UFC Finest
    PO Box 2036
    Duryea, PA 18642

    Limit 1 request per household

    Postmarked By: 10/17/12
    Received By: 10/24/12

    Canada Skills: 22 + 3 x 4 - 12 = ?

    Once again, I'd like to thank our wonderful sponsors at Topps for giving us the opportunity to open and review this release. For more information on all of their products, visit them today at www.topps.com.

    All base and regular inserts are available for request. PM me with the card or cards of interest. For the first 48 hours from the time this review is posted, only VIP Members can make requests. After that, it will be first come, first served.
    Last edited by Enigma; 08-17-2012 at 06:47 PM.
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