|1987 Topps football|
When the movie gets to the tournament there's an interesting cast of characters, almost like an 80's pro wrestling roster. I thought about doing a mini-set like I did for Bloodsport and trying to get each of those a guys a card but ultimately I thought I'd be better served to put my energy into making one really cool card of Lincoln Hawk and Bull Hurley. Plus, I really dig making cards with multiple persons on them.
I rewatched the movie, specifically the arm wrestling tournament portion, a number of times so I could really solidify the card's back. A lot of the same verbiage and details from the movie made it onto the card back. I numbered the card 213 as an Easter egg to Over the Top's February 13, 1987 release date.
On a side note, this movie has a really cool soundtrack. Does anyone know how Kenny Loggins is not the richest man in the music industry off of residuals alone?