Tag: Round 5


by Daniel Pickett
November 2, 2010
Four New Collectibles Scheduled for Early 2011 Release MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, November 1, 2010 – Four increasingly popular UFC stars will be the next to be featured as collectibles as Round 5 co-founder and CEO Barron Lau and co-founder and President Damon Lau today announced that Vitor Belfort, Shane Carwin, Nate Diaz and Thiago Silva…


by Daniel Pickett
September 20, 2010
High-detail, Scaled Statues Commemorate Epic Light Heavyweight Battle MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, September 20, 2010 – Round 5 has taken the next step forward in its offering of UFC collectibles with today’s introduction of “UFC Live” Series 1, featuring all-time UFC greats Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell from their historic UFC 43: Meltdown bout.  The two…


by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2010
Round 5 To Give First Look At Series 4 With Dana White, Royce Gracie, Brock Lesnar At UFC® Fan Expo™ In Boston Velazquez, Buffer, Shogun, Jackson Also Highlighted; Regular And Limited Editions On Display At Booth No. 2524 At Expo, August 27-28 MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, August 16, 2010 – The past, present and future of…


by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2010
Preview Of “Live” Series With Couture, Liddell At UFC® Fan Expo™ In Boston Limited Quantity, New Offerings Plus First Look At Latest Lines, Meet Buffer At Booth No. 2524 At Expo, August 27-28 MARKHAM,Ontario, Canada, August 9, 2010 – After two hugely successful UFC® Fan Expo™ events in Las Vegas, Round 5, a leader in…


by Daniel Pickett
July 12, 2010
Two-packs Spotlight Historic UFC Bouts MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, July 12, 2010 – Round 5, a leader in producing mixed martial arts collectible figurines, today released images of several prototypes of its “Versus” line, pairs of distinctly new figures highlighting battle scenes from great UFC matchups.  The prototypes were first seen at the Round 5 booth…


by Daniel Pickett
June 15, 2010
Final Versions Of Franklin, Nogueira, Sanchez, A. Silva, W. Silva Released; Series 2 Now Available Across North America   MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, June 15, 2010 – Round 5 today revealed images of the final production sculpts of six new figurines from “Ultimate Collector” Series 3, depicting popular UFC fighters Rich “Ace” Franklin, Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro”…


by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2010
Special Deals on Limited Edition “Ultimate Collector” Series 2 Highlight On-Site Offerings at Booth No. 1161, May 28-29 in Las Vegas MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, May 21, 2010 – Round 5, a leader in producing mixed martial arts collectible figurines, will debut prototypes of some of its highly-anticipated “Versus” series at UFC® Fan Expo™, May 28-29…


by Daniel Pickett
April 20, 2010
  New “Versus” Series Featuring Great Matchups, Octagon Display Also To Debut MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, April 20, 2010 – Five new figurines depicting popular UFC fighters Rich “Ace” Franklin, Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira, Diego “The Nightmare” Sanchez, Anderson “Spider” Silva and Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva will comprise the next UFC “Ultimate Collector” Round 5…


by Daniel Pickett
March 1, 2010
 Couture, Ortiz, Penn, Kimbo, Griffin, Bisping Figures Available in April MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, March 1, 2010 –  Images of the Round 5 Ultimate Collector Series 2 are now available, revealing the look and detail and unique packaging of figurines of six UFC standouts.  Collectibles featuring the likenesses of UFC stars Randy “The Natural” Couture, Tito…


by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2010
  Kimbo, Griffin, Bisping also Featured in Series Due Out in Second Quarter ’10 MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, January 26, 2010 – With its first series of collectible UFC-branded figurines due to hit shelves throughout North America by next month, Round 5 today unveiled the members of its UFC Series 2, as announced by Barron Lau,…


by Daniel Pickett
July 6, 2009
Attendees Have First Chance at Numbered Series with Personalized Features, Packaging;  Couture, ‘Shogun,’ Wanderlei Silva To Appear Live at Round 5 Booth MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, July 6, 2009 – Mixed martial arts fans and other collectors attending UFC Fan Expo on Friday and Saturday at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas will be first…


by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2009
Arlovski, McCarthy, Mir, Nogueira Figurines Now Available Four Champions’ Collectibles Join Series 1 and 2 in Stores; Series 4 Will Feature Five Athletes as Fedor Figurine Gets Redesign MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, June 11, 2009 – Round 5 figurines for Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski, “Big John” McCarthy, Frank Mir and Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira, comprising…


by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2009
TORONTO – MMA superstar Gina Carano shows off a prototype of her Round 5 collectible figurine. Carano was in Toronto to make finishing touches on the figure, which is scheduled to be available in July, in time for UFC 100.     Photo Credit: Round5MMA.com


by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2009
Four Champions Plus Carano, Fedor to Comprise Six-Figurine Set; Series 3 Now Scheduled for Late May Release MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, April 22, 2009 – Four of the most popular and accomplished champions in mixed martial arts, Dan Henderson, Cung Le, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Matt Serra, have partnered with Round 5, the leading producer of…


by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2009
    Rising Star Becomes First Canadian To Sign With Leading Producer of MMA Collectibles MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, April 16, 2009 – Round 5 and Pavelich Sports Entertainment are pleased to announce that Jason “The Athlete” MacDonald will become the first Canadian to create a figurine in his likeness through Round 5, the Ontario-based company which…


by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2009
Face of Female MMA Latest Star To Develop Figurine MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, February 24, 2009 – Known to many as the “face of female mixed martial arts,”Gina “Conviction” Carano has parlayed great ability in the cage and a glamorous look out of it to burst onto the MMA scene and in many ways transcended the…


by Daniel Pickett
September 29, 2008
Markham, ON, Canada – After much anticipation, Round 5 releases the name of their fourth character in their North American MMA collectible figure series. Rounding out the current roster of MMA Champions to be immortalized in plastic, Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva completes the collection scheduled to hit stores this Christmas season. Joining him in…


by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2008
UFC fighters at  launch event hosted by Randy  Couture     Markham, ON, Canada – Round 5,  manufacturer of North America ’s first official MMA collectable  figures, announced the line up  for Series 2 of their Champion s Line at a UFC celebrity  studded launch  event in Toronto, Canada.  The  event took place in the home  town of Round 5’s head office  and was  sponsored by Yahoo! Canada ,  featuring guest appearances  by UFC Heavyweight Champion,   Randy “The  Natural” Couture, and Former  Lightweight Champion Sean  “The Muscle Shark” Sherk, and  hosted by  marketing firm Pressure  Creative + Design.      “We wanted to bring Sean up  for the announcement as the  first fighter signed to  Series 2”, commented  Damon Lau, President of Round  5.  Lau also noted,  “Coming  off a big fight with BJ Penn  the previous  weekend, brings lots of  exposure to Sean Sherk’s  brand and was the perfect  vehicle to announce the  rest of the line up.” Also  announced for series two were  current UFC middleweight  champion Anderson  “The Spider” Silva, and former  UFC middleweight champion,  Rich “Ace” Franklin.       The Champions Series 2 MMA  collectable figures will be  available in Fall of 2008.   Series 1 collectables  are currently available in  Canada at Toys R’ Us, in the  US at KB Toy Stores, FYE and…