06 September 2016

2016 Topps UFC NOW - UFC 201

I missed out on this Topps NOW card for the main event of UFC 201 when it was first offered, as Topps didn't offer these for several days prior to the event like they did for UFC 200, and they even pulled the UFC NOW tab from their site for a while in between the events. So I missed the 24-hour window of availability for the card showcasing the Main Event fight between Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley, which Woodley won in a pretty quick beatdown. 

The eBay card flippers didn't miss the window of opportunity, though, and there were a few of the 123-card print run available on the auction site. I had to decide if I wanted to pay their prices and continue my attempt at a complete Topps UFC NOW set. I am glad they only printed a card for one fight on the UFC 201 card, as I don't think I could handle aftermarket prices for 4 or 5 cards. I almost didn't pay the aftermarket price on this one, but one seller kept bouncing his price around and I eventually caught him at the lowest price I've seen so far.

As far as the fight goes, it was a pretty quick one. Woodley came in hard and landed one good punch that knocked Lawler down, then he finished him off in short order. Pretty wild stuff.

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