Toymaker Jazwares has joined forces with the global mixed martial arts organisation, UFC, to bring the world of this adrenaline fuelled sport to the action figures and role-play aisles. Available for pre-sale at Ringside Collectibles, the Jazwares UFC collectable line will be landing on Amazon in the coming weeks, and into Walmart stores from early August.
The collectables line features current and former UFC champions including UFC lightweight champion Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, and former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor.
Additional fighters such as former light heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, former featherweight champion Max Holloway and UFC lightweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone are also featured in the collection.
The UFC Ultimate Series limited-edition figures by Jazwares are billed as ‘the most detailed, realistic, and sophisticated representations of UFC athletes’. Each figure features the athlete’s true-to-life details including any tattoos, their respective weight classes and realistic facial expressions. These popular athletes also come with two sets of removable hands, each with UFC gloves, feature interchangeable heads and over 30 points of articulation.
“With an extensive roster of iconic UFC champions, this unveiling is unmatched. This new line of collectible figures will allow UFC fans, both kids and collectors, to engage and replicate the biggest UFC super-fight showdowns,” said Laura Zebersky, chief commercial officer, Jazwares.
“The collectibles celebrate the history and icons of the UFC today, and so we’re glad to bring this to life and offer fans authentic action figures that they can keep forever.”
UFC senior vice president, global consumer products, Tracey Bleczinski, added: “Jazwares is a great partner and UFC is pleased to offer fans this new line of limited-edition action figures to celebrate some of the greatest athletes and moments in UFC history.”
Today’s launch at retail includes the first wave of seven 6″ premium figures of iconic UFC athletes. Additional products will debut at retail in Fall 2020, including figures, plush, an Octagon playset and role play items such as the UFC Legacy Championship Belt.