2022 Skybox Metal Universe Champions

7 cards per pack
15 packs per box
12 boxes per case


The base set consists of 100 regular cards - each featuring a unique background design provided by the team that created the original 1997-98 Metal Universe set - and 50 high-sub set Metal Shredders cards (a new name and design for the high-sub set). The diverse checklist features top prospects, current superstars and legends from various sports: baseball, basketball, boxing, soccer, golf, field hockey, MMA, soccer, tennis and more!

The wide range of parallels will appeal to fans and collectors alike! There are seven colored PMG parallels, in series, ranging from red (# to 150) to purple (# 'd 1 on 1), as well as low # 'd Auto and Gold Auto parallels.

The 2022 edition of Skybox Metal Universe Champions features a host of intriguing inserts, including several new additions:

NEW! 1997-98 Metal Universe Championship Retro: This collection of cards features the best athletes from the base set on the 1997-98 Metal Universe Championship base set design. Each box will contain an average of three of these cards. There are also red and green PMG parallels numbered in series!

NEW! 2500 degrees: This "hot" new set and its super-rare automatic parallel feature an impressive checklist.

A Cut Above: One of the most popular inserts of the 2021 edition is back. Each Rainbow foilboard cut card features one of the best athletes from the base set.

NEW! Championship Galaxy: This is a reworked PETG version of a classic insert and includes one of the best checklists.

Fresh Foundations: the checklist in this colorful set includes only the best prospects and young stars! Like the basic set, there are seven serially numbered PMG parallels, highlighted by the purple 1-on-1 parallel, as well as Auto (Varied #'ing) and Gold Auto (# 'd to 10) parallels.

NEW! Golden Touch: Another reworked version of a classic insert, this perimeter cutting set also boasts one of the best checklists around.

Intimidation Nation: Known for its iconic intimidating close-up images of athletes, this classic insert is a perennial favorite. Lucky customers will find a rare autographed version!

Jambalaya: these iconic insert cards with lenticular foil treatment feature a spectacular new background design and the best athletes among the best.

NEW! Looking to the future: with a stunning design and a collection of young hopefuls and stars, this rainbow die-cut set is sure to be a hit with everyone!

Platinum Portraits: we've redesigned this popular and long-standing insert. Hunt down these rare cards to see the new look!

Skybox Premium: another classic insert featuring the best names in the basic set. There are six # 'd series parallels, highlighted by the Star Amethyst (# 'd to 10) and Star Diamond (# 'd 1-of-1) parallels, as well as a defined # 'd to 50 design variant that sports the Skybox Premium Star Ruby 1998-99 design! There's also a rare automatic parallel of the set of design variants. Each box will contain, on average, three regular Skybox Premium cards.

NEW! Exceptional specimen: these rare PETG pre-cut cards featuring the best young hopefuls and stars add another hunting element to the product.

NEW! Z-Force: This set design, featuring the best stars, resembles the classic Z-Force designs of the 90s. In addition to the regular set, collectors can hunt Rave (# 'd to 250) and Super Rave (# 'd to 50) parallels!


2022 Skybox Metal Universe Champions is packed with incredible athletes, from top prospects to current superstars and sporting icons. Here are just a few of the notable new names you'll find in this special product:

Bryan Acuna
Henri Davis
Scoot Henderson
Catarina Macaire
Marcelo Mayer
José Perdomo
Maria Sharapova
Shaedon Sharpe Jabari Smith
Amen Thompson
Ausar Thompson
DJ Uiagalelei
Caleb Williams
Malik Willis
Will Zalatoris

BOX BREAK (on average)

5 2500 degrees, Intimidation Nation and/or Z-Force cards
3 Retro 1997-98 Metal Universe Championship variant cards
3 Premium Skybox cards
2 Forward-looking cards and/or A Cut Above
At least 1 Autograph, PMG, Skybox Premium Parallel, Z-Force Parallel and/or Skybox Premium 1998-99 Retro Star Rubies Card


Contents, including indicated checklist, card number and ratios, are subject to change. In addition, this list may not contain all the cards available in the product, as there may be unadvertised cards.
This product is available in store only or by special order.