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Monday, March 28, 2011

Round 5 Releases “Ultimate Collector” Series 6 Featuring Six New Figures & Limited-Edition Runs Of Joe Rogan, And Bas Rutten

Markham, ON (March 28, 2011) – Round 5 President Damon Lau announced the release of the “Ultimate Collector” Series 6 featuring six figurines, representing a broad range of popular characters. Included in the Series are current fan favorites light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones, Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy, and Gray “The Bully” Maynard, plus a UFC 69 Championship Edition of Matt “The Terror” Serra. Series 6 will hit retail shelves in the Spring of 2011.

Also included in Series 6 are limited edition figures of UFC play-by-play commentator Joe Rogan and UFC 20 heavyweight champion turned world-class trainer and broadcaster Bas “El Guapo” Rutten. The Rutten figure includes a replica of the classic Ultiman UFC championship belt he won at UFC 20, Rutten’s final fight in the UFC.

The limited edition figures will be sold exclusively on round5mma.com and will be available for pre-order on April 11th.

“We have been getting tons of requests from fans through Facebook and Round5MMA.com for all of these guys, “ said Lau, “We are thrilled that we could release such a diverse range of figures this Spring”

Fans can view an image of early sculpts of the new series at http://www.round5mma.com/blog/

“'The Ultimate Collector’ Series 6 is our most innovative, varied release to date,” said Lau. “From active contenders, current and former champions, to Hall of Famers we’ve got something for every collector in Series 6. I am proud to offer a Series that pays homage to the current superstars in the sport and some of the UFC’s greatest moments.”

As with previous “Ultimate Collector” items, Series 6 will be presented in stylish, UFC-themed packaging that includes action shots from the Octagon as well as a short bio.

For a list of retailers carrying Ultimate Collector Series 6 and all Round 5 products go to: www.round5mma.com.

About Round 5

Since 2008, Markham, Ontario based Round 5 has been the industry leader in creating officially licensed UFC collectible figures of top tier and emerging UFC fighters. Round 5 is dedicated to creating products that accurately capture the likeness and trademark poses of the athletes they represent, and most importantly, to remaining true to the sport of MMA and its personalities.

Round 5 products are sold in over 50 countries around the world, and can be found on www.round5mma.com, and at major department stores in the United States, and Canada.

Source: Round 5