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MMA is one of the fastest growing and most popular sports right now. It is not just one martial art, but instead is a combination of several that all accumulates into one intense combat sport. Typical MMA fights don’t seem to have much equipment other than shorts, gloves, a mouth guard and the occasional rash guard, but there are a few more things you should own to help you during your training and competition. For more info check out US Combat Sports.

Best MMA Gear Reviews 2017

When you’re shopping for your MMA gear, you should do a bit of research to know what gear is appropriate for each aspect of your training. You will need a few different pairs of gloves and pads for striking; rashguards, spats, and maybe even a gi for grappling and other equipment like hand wraps and mouthguards that you might not even have thought of. The best thing to do is to research and ask your gym what they recommend or require you to have when you are training. You’ll also want to look into the brand of the gear that you’re buying, because there are brands that are better than others. Equipment made by a good company usually has higher quality materials and will last longer, which is important because in a high-impact sport like MMA, you can expect a lot of wear and tear. Make sure that you are fully and properly equipped before you start your MMA training. See what other athletes prefer to wear. Check out a few reviews and get everything you need to prepare yourself for your sport.

Our top pick of the Best Thai Ankle wrap goes to the Venum brand. Anyone who has tried them, knows. This brand maintains its quality as well as the durability of the product. The Venum Foot Grip is perfectly designed and manufactured with the right material, offering optimal ankle protection. Why Ankle...
Any sport that utilizes blows to the head can cause serious damage if exposed to it over time. If you plan on taking up Thai boxing, then it is beneficial for you to have headgear to protect yourself during heavy sparring, clinch training and even amateur competition. Without proper...
Whether you’re doing traditional boxing, Muay Thai or even just hitting pads for exercise, you should always make sure that you have your hands properly wrapped. If you begin any of your training without using wraps, then you set yourself up for an easy and very preventable injury. Your...
There are a lot of stereotypes about skipping. Some people think it’s girly or ineffectual. Skipping is one of the best exercises known to man. It combine agility, footwork, cardio and stamina.  It also causes significantly less impact on the body than running or other forms of cardio. However most...
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The Venum Contender Boxing Gloves are my top pick. For anyone who has used them before this doesn’t come as a big surprise. They provide great value, versatility and are built to last. These gloves are designed keeping the beginners in mind. They can be used for heavy bag...
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Yes, boxing is mostly a male dominated sport but doesn’t mean women can’t compete and train at the highest level as well. In the last several years we have seen a huge influx of women come into the sport of MMA and boxing. Thanks to organizations like the UFC...
If you want the ultimate in protection, then we recommend the Shock Doctor Gel Max Convertible Mouthguard. It comes with a unique gel liner for a superior fit and with a heavy duty frame to take maximum damage while protecting your brain, jaw and teeth. As someone who has used...
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The Ringside Diablo Boxing Shoes is our number one pick for the best boxing shoes. Ringside has been in the business of making Boxing gear for over thirty years and the quality of their gear speaks for their experience. Ringside offers high quality boxing gear at competitive prices that are...
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The top pick for us in the category of boxing headgear is the RDX Zero Impact Leather-X Grill Head Guard. RDX Sports is a leading name in the fitness industry for a few decades now. They manufacture and export their boxing, MMA and Muay Thai fitness gear all over...
Right off the bat, let’s get down to it. Our top pick of the best bag gloves is the Ringside Apex Bag Gloves. Not only will are these gloves very affordable, they will do a great job protecting you.  Bag gloves are an essential to anyone who is hitting the...