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Can You Punch a Heavy Bag Without Gloves?

I get asked this question all the time by Boxers, Muay Thai, and MMA fighters. The honest answer is yes, you can hit a heavy bag with MMA gloves, hand wraps, or even without any type of hand protection at all. It’s actually considered beneficial in order to strengthen not only your knuckles but also your wrist and forearm muscles. …

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Is Boxing or MMA More Dangerous?

With the recent trend in popularity among MMA, I continually get asked why such a dangerous sport is gaining notoriety. I go back and forth on this answer many times in my head before trying to explain that: although dangerous, MMA isn’t as bad as one may think. Of course, MMA comes with many dangers that boxing doesn’t, such as …

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The Best Boxing Gloves – Buyer’s Guide 2019

So you’re in the market for a new (or first) pair of boxing gloves and don’t know where to start, well you’ve come to the right place. I know how much of a struggle it can be to look for a pair of boxing gloves online. I’ve bought tons of boxing gloves in the past, in store and online. I …

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The 10 Best Boxers in MMA Today

In the lead up to the Mayweather Vs. McGregor fight, many people pondered whether or not an MMA fighter could successfully fight in a professional boxing match. After everything was said and done, the outcome was one we all predicated. However, I think the early success McGregor had in the fight surprised many people. This type of performance silenced many …

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Muay Thai or Jiu Jitsu – Which Style is More Effective?

Another battle of “Which Martial Art is Better.” If only simple questions could be solved with simple answers. However, this can’t easily be solved with a simple answer because both styles are effective in their own ways. Everyone in the Martial Arts world knows that Muay Thai is great for striking and clinching, while also being aware of how dominating …

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The 10 Best Gym Bags for MMA, BJJ and Muay Thai

After joining my first MMA gym, I quickly realized that I was going to need some sort of bag to carry all of my gear and equipment. When you think about carrying your gloves, hand wraps, water, shin guards, towels, extra clothes, etc… having a gym bag alleviates the weight off your shoulders (literally and figuratively). I actually have multiple …

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How Long Do Boxing Gloves Last?

This is a question that I’ve wanted to address for a long time. I often get asked “how long do boxing gloves last?” and there’s no easy answer. There are many variables that you must think about when considering the life expectancy of a pair of gloves. I can’t guarantee you that a certain pair of gloves will last longer …

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The Best Boxing Gloves for Cardio Kickboxing Class

If you’re in the market for a new pair of boxing gloves for cardio kickboxing class, you’ve come to the right place. Chances are that you’ve just joined a cardio kickboxing gym, or you’re thinking about it, either way we think it’s a great decision. Cardio kickboxing is one of the best workouts you can do. Not only will it …

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Top 10 Best Boxing Gloves for Sparring

I love the fresh smell of a new pair of boxing gloves. It doesn’t matter if you’re sparring in Boxing or Muay Thai, you’re going to need a good set of gloves that protect both you and your partner. It’s always beneficial to be a good sparring partner because what goes around comes around. I always treat my training and …

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Top 10 Best Youth Boxing Gloves for Beginners

I know how tough it can be to find quality youth combat sports gear, especially when it comes to quality at a reasonable price. When it comes to online shopping, the main goal is to get the overall best deal on a quality product that will stand the test of time. I always found it difficult when it came to …