New WWE Basic Action Figure Series Announced, WWE Slam Crate Figure Revealed, Canceled HOF Set Surfaces, More (Photos)

Many WWE toy news and surprises have surfaced this week, some unannounced that caught collectors off guard as well as brand new series lineups revealed.

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RingsideCollectibles.com revealed three of the upcoming Mattel WWE Basic action figure series, each available for pre-order now. You can use discount code MBG to Save 10% should you decide to order any.

The lineups include:

WWE Basic 78 (Images can be seen on Ringside):

  • Braun Strowman
  • AJ Styles
  • Kevin Owens
  • Natalya
  • The Rock
  • Shane McMahon

WWE Basic 79:

  • Nia Jax
  • TJ Perkins
  • Neville
  • Baron Corbin
  • TJ Perkins
  • Samoa Joe
  • Stone Cold Steve Austin

WWE Basic 80:

  • Rich Swann
  • Sasha Banks
  • Brock Lesnar
  • Roman Reigns
  • Chris Jericho

Loot Crate revealed the next WWE Slam Crate Slam Stars action figure, which is Sasha Banks. Rumor has it the next three mystery crates after will include the rest of the Four Horsewomen but nothing is confirmed yet until the next figure is revealed as subscribers can build a ring with four figures, connecting each of the pieces they come with.

If you want to make sure you get this figure be sure to order here and use discount code MBG to Save 10% on your order! Be sure to use that specific link for the discount to apply.

The believed to be canceled Target Exclusive WWE Elite Hall of Fame 4-pack series, which is a mixture of WCW factions, has finally surfaced in the USA a year later. This set was shot down by Mattel after appearing accidentally in Target’s 2016 holiday ad and only seemed to appear in toy stores in Australia after, leading many collectors to believe it was canceled. Just yesterday the set surfaced for order on Target.com as well as hit Target store shelves in California.

The set includes:

  • Eddie Guerrero (LWO)
  • Kevin Nash (Wolfpac)
  • Scott Hall (nWo)
  • Larry Zybszko

Also at Target the new Target Exclusive WWE NXT Basic and Elite series surfaced, including Eva Marie’s final WWE action figure. DIY were supposed to be included in the Basic series as revealed at SDCC; however, they are not on the box and have not shipped with the set. No word on what happened at this time.

WWE NXT Elite Series 2:

  • Asuka
  • Shinsuke Nakamura
  • Scott Dawson
  • Dash Wilder

WWE NXT Basic Series 2:

  • Bobby Roode
  • Akam
  • Rezar
  • Eva Marie
  • Sami Zayn (Rerelease from Series 1)

Funko revealed the next lineup of WWE POP! Vinyl figures releasing in December:

  • Braun Strowman
  • The Rock (Attitude Era) + Chase Variant
  • Razor Ramon + Chase nWo Variant
  • Alexa Bliss

Coming Soon: WWE Pop!s Funko.com/blogs/news

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Lastly, a Toys R Us ad revealed an exclusive WWE Funko POP! of Shinsuke Nakamura, his first POP! figure, that is scheduled to hit Toys R Us shelves on October 26, 2017. It is already starting to hit shelves so be sure to check your local Toys R Us to find him. Not to mention the new WWE Network Spotlight Exclusive Elite AJ Styles figure surfaced at Toys R Us.

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Look for a new Figure Friday this Friday featuring the Mattel WWE Basic 77 Corey Graves action figure!