Upper Deck - Skybox Metal Universe Champions 2022
• The base set consists of 100 regular cards - each sporting a unique background design provided by the team that created the original 1997-98 Metal Universe set - and 50 high-series Metal Shredders cards (a new name and design for the high-series subset). The diverse checklist is made up of top prospects, current superstars and legends from a variety of sports: Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Football, Golf, Hockey, MMA, Soccer, Tennis and more!
The parallel lineup is extensive and will entice fans and collectors alike! There are seven colorful, serially-#’d PMG parallels ranging from Red (#’d to 150) to Purple (#’d 1-of-1), as well as Auto and low-#’d Gold Auto parallels.
• The 2022 edition of Skybox Metal Universe Champions features a bevy of intriguing inserts, including several new additions:
o NEW! 1997-98 Metal Universe Championship Retro: This collection of cards features the top athletes from the base set on the 1997-98 Metal Universe Championship base set design. Each box will contain, on average, three of these cards. There are also serially-#’d Red and Green PMG parallels!
o NEW! 2500 Degrees: This “hot” new set and its super rare Auto parallel feature an impressive checklist.
o A Cut Above: One of the most popular inserts in the 2021 edition is back. Each rainbow foilboard die-cut card features one of the best athletes from the base set.
o NEW! Championship Galaxy: This is a revamped PETG version of a classic insert and features a best-of-the-best checklist.
o Fresh Foundations: The checklist for this colorful set features only top prospects and young stars! Like the base set, there are seven serially-#’d PMG parallels, highlighted by the 1-of-1 Purple parallel, as well as Auto (Varied #’ing) and Gold Auto (#’d to 10) parallels.
o NEW! Golden Touch: Another revamped version of a classic insert, this perimeter die-cut set also sports a best-of-the-best checklist.
o Intimidation Nation: Known for its iconic intimidating close-up athlete images, this classic insert is a perennial favorite. Lucky customers will find a rare autograph version!
o Jambalaya: These iconic insert cards with lenticular foil treatment feature a spectacular new background design and the best-of-the-best athletes.
o NEW! Looking to the Future: With a stunning design and a collection of top young prospects and stars, this rainbow foilboard die-cut set is sure to be a hit with everyone!
o Platinum Portraits: We’ve given the design of this popular and long-running insert a makeover. Chase these rare cards to see the new look!
o Skybox Premium: Another classic insert consisting of the top names from the base set. There are six serially-#’d parallels, highlighted by the Star Amethyst (#’d to 10) and Star Diamond (#’d 1-of-1) parallels, as well as a design variant set #d to 50 that sports the 1998-99 Skybox Premium Star Rubies design! There is also a rare Auto parallel of the design variant set. Each box will contain, on average, three regular Skybox Premium cards.
o NEW! Standout Specimen: These rare PETG die-cut cards featuring top young prospects and stars add another chase element to the product.
o NEW! Z-Force: This design of this set, which features top stars, resembles the classic ’90’s Z-Force designs. In addition to the regular set, collectors can hunt Rave (#’d to 250) and Super Rave (#’d to 50) parallels!