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WRESTLING GOODS 101
AEW BLOOD & GUTS: EXPLODING BARBED WIRE DEATH IGNITION SET
The latest edition of Jazwares AEW Blood & Guts series has arrived! This set recreates the infamous Exploding Barbed Wire Death Match between Jon Moxley and Kenny Omega from last year’s AEW Revolution show. This set includes Moxley and Omega minifigures in similar gear to what they wore during the match (both minifigures have painted blood), cloth shirts, two tables, barbed wire, title belt AEW World, extra hands, barbed wire bat baseball, barbed wire chair, and Revolution backdrop. There are instructions at the bottom of the box to tell you how to put the barbed wire on the tables.
Jazwares has really knocked it out of the park with this set. Yes, it’s pricey ($58.99 exclusively at Ringside Collectibles) but the figures are highly detailed and there are a ton of accessories. He will make a great addition to any AEW figure collection and/or fans of Moxley and Omega. Consider this Darrin-approved set. The set is currently in stock at ringsidecollectibles.com.
AEW ALL ELITE CRATE
(WARNING: This section contains spoilers from the latest AEW All Elite Crate – I’d hate to ruin your day by revealing that there’s a Stadium Stampede poster in this box. Oops, sorry.)
The latest AEW All Elite crate is dedicated to Double Or Nothing 22. The contents are below:
-Adam Cole t-shirt (black t-shirt with bright yellow and white logo and a drawing of Cole)
-Adam Page Hangman T-shirt (black t-shirt with Hangman logo)
-Two autographed 8x10s (QT Marshall and Preston Vance)
-Eddie Kingston Micro Brawler
-Stadium Stampede poster (sorry)
– Dark Order Playing Cards
-Thunder Rosa sticker
-Pin Double or Nothing (shaped like a poker chip)
-Best of AEW Dark, Volume 1 DVD (featuring Stronghearts vs Young Bucks, Kip Sabian vs Kenny Omega, Dante Martin vs Matt Sydal, Big Swole & Kris Statlander vs Dr Britt Baker & Riho, Dark Order vs Death Triangle, Robert Anthony vs Jon Moxley, Kip Sabian vs. Joey Janela, Brian Pillman Jr. vs. Eddie Kingston, and Darby Allin vs. Cima).
The AEW All Elite Crate releases every three months and you can find all the details at allelitecrate.com.
In the news
-The Funko Pop nWo 3-pack hits shelves at Wal-Mart. The set costs around $30.
– Here’s a weird one. WWE The shop offers a collectible Mr. McMahon shirt and bill set. The t-shirt is a standard WWE t-shirt, featuring a picture of Vince at a poker table and the words “No chance in Vegas” on the back. The collectible bill is a replica of a dollar bill bearing Vince’s face and reading one billion dollars. The cost? $99.99. So if you think a WWE t-shirt is around $25, they’re basically asking you to pay $75 for a replica dollar bill. I checked the description to see if there was anything special in the bill or maybe it was signed, but there was no such indication. I’ll drop this one.
-Pro Wrestling Tees is offering new jerseys from Virgil, Road Dogg, Billy Gunn and individual jerseys for major players this week.
-A limited edition “Holy Shida” heather denim shirt is available until 5/3 on shopaew.com.
-K&S WrestleFest announces private signing with AEW star MJF for May 1. Photos, figures and trading cards are available to be signed. Find out more on their Facebook page.
-Highspots announced a private signing on May 14 for NJPW stars Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Will Ospreay and Tomohiro Ishii. Items for sale include the Super 7 figures of all four. Get all the information at highspotsauctions.com.
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