Since the dismantling of The Shield by The Authority in their recruitment of Seth Rollins, fans have struggled to accept the fact that the ‘Hounds of Justice’ are no longer running together as a pack. Seth Rollins is living out his life of selling his soul to the devil and seemingly struggling on their own, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns have seldom been seen together.
The popularity of NXT is swelling so big, that rumors of the WWE’s underground brand hitting the road and performing across the United States continue to get bigger and bigger. With superstars showing off their incredible skill and creating can’t miss shows weekly, NXT has become a huge hit amongst fans looking for a different type of wrestling flavor from what WWE usually offers. With this demand, fans are clamoring for their Mattel WWE action figures as well. Mattel has alleviated some of the pressure by peppering in some NXT Superstars to upcoming Mattel WWE wrestling figure lines. Here are some who have already made the cut, and some who are sure to follow:
The Mattel WWE Series 50 marks the milestone of 50 Mattel WWE Series sets with a great mix of modern WWE Superstars and even an NXT standout! The Mattel WWE Series 50 includes:
Yet to be revealed, Goldust is the veteran of the Mattel WWE Series 50, with almost 20 years since his original WWE debut. That being the case, speculation can run rampant as to whether or not this Goldust may be a classic version of the bizarre one, but many will just as happy with a modern version of the leader of #TeamGoldie.
The Rosebuds are ready to follow their leader! Adam Rose dances his way to the ring with the most carefree attitude in the history of the wrestling business! His Mattel WWE debut looks a little more ready for a fight than even the real Adam Rose, but still with plenty of style and ready for party time…all the time!
The Total Divas’ most valuable player if you’re deciding based on creating controversy, Summer Rae is a gorgeous beauty many fans of the show love to hate. Since her debut with Fandango, Mattel WWE figure collectors, particularly the ones who love to collect Divas, have been waiting for her figure to be released. They finally get their wish as she debuts with red ring gear, black boots and a huge smile.
Since Seth Rollins betrayal of The Shield, his new, X-Men inspired look has been highly anticipated for a release by many Mattel WWE wrestling figure fans. The modern style of Seth Rollins finally gets released with a painted belt and silver rims on his boots. Evil doesn’t begin to describe this once vigilant personality beloved by fans.
Former NXT champion Sami Zayn will go down in history as the first active member of the NXT locker room to receive a Mattel WWE wrestling figure! Fans of WWE’s sub-brand are thrilled to see the talented Zayn debut with a figure that’s anything but generic. His open mouth and excited demeanor reflects that of many fans who have been clamoring for any NXT figures at all.
A long, difficult road was made a bit more uncomfortable for Daniel Bryan at the 2015 Royal Rumble, but fans still love the leader of the Yes! Movement and will not rest until he regains the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. This is a perfect Daniel Bryan for anyone who is looking to reignite the fire of the beard. It also has another great ring gear design from the GOAT faced wonder that it’s difficult to dislike.
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The lineups for the upcoming Mattel WWE Series 50 and Mattel WWE Series 51 wrestling action figures have been revealed! With a mix of legends and modern day WWE Superstars, fans are continuing to get great variety from Mattel WWE figures.
Mattel WWE Series 50!
The Mattel WWE Series 50 includes:
Sami Zayn has burst on to the NXT scene and been NXT Champion for an impressive reign. Fans of the WWE sub-brand have been clamoring for a high flying, acrobatic version of the athletic WWE Superstar and have awaited the arrival of his figure almost as much as his roster debut.
Summer Rae’s Total Divas presence and controversial love life have made her a WWE Diva that fans have loved to hate. Many Mattel WWE wrestling figure fans still are constantly in awe of her beauty, however, and have been ready to add her to their collection.
The older brother of Stardust, Goldust has taken a meaner turn than most WWE fans are used to since teaming up in his search for the cosmic key. With a return to the Mattel WWE wrestling figure line, he adds a veteran presence.
Adam Rose’s carefree party time attitude has been something that the WWE Universe either loves or hates. With no sign of the bunny, Adam Rose’s Mattel WWE wrestling figure debut begs you not to be a lemon…but a rosebud!
Seth Rollins continues to step on the necks (literally) of those he once loved as he tries to climb atop the WWE mountain. Fans will likely be on the lookout for an updated version of his in-ring attire in the Mattel WWE Series 50.
Daniel Bryan finally makes his in-ring return at the 2015 Royal Rumble, and he returns to the Mattel WWE figure line in Series 50. With colorful yet edgy trunks, Daniel Bryan’s wrestling ability continues to amaze.
Mattel WWE Series 51!
The Mattel WWE Series 51 includes:
Stone Cold Steve Austin
Stephanie McMahon has been a thorn in the side of those in the WWE locker room that are trying to get ahead, and after over five years without a wrestling figure, she finally returns. Her ring attire from her match with Brie Bella shows off her physique and proves that she can still compete with the best of the Divas.
When Cody Rhodes lost his mind, he became Stardust and proved that the search for the cosmic key meant moving far into an insane place. Teaming with Goldust, his debut Mattel WWE wrestling figure brings together the bizarre Rhodes Brothers for many Mattel WWE wrestling figure collectors.
Stone Cold Steve Austin maintains legendary status and remains one of the most popular SOB’s of all time. His Mattel WWE Series 51 appearance likely brings a version of the Rattlesnake that’s ring ready and looking for a major fight with any takers.
Heath Slater has been moving forward with an intense solo career and proves it when he returns to the ring, tongue wagging and looking to irritate the WWE Universe. His latest Mattel WWE wrestling figure gives a version of the One Man Rock Band that can’t take whatever he dishes out.
The extremely talented Dolph Ziggler tries his best to fight out against the oppression he faces in the WWE locker room and proves it each and every time he steps into the ring. With a return to the Mattel WWE figure line in Series 51, he will likely show off that he’s here to stay.
The insanity of the Lunatic Fringe Dean Ambrose gets proven day in and day out. In Mattel WWE Series 51, Dean Ambrose will wear a newer, loose-cannon type style that is a far cry from his calculated days of The Shield. Now his madness cannot be trusted and no one, not even his worst enemies, knows how he will strike next.