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Do You Need to Wear Hand Wraps for MMA and Boxing?

Ahh, the age old question of whether or not you need to wear hand wraps for MMA/Boxing gloves. This is a question that almost every beginner has in Boxing, MMA, or Muay Thai. The answer will always be a resounding yes,┬áhand wraps will always be necessary for MMA or Boxing. When it comes to the importance of your hand and …

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Best Mouthguards for MMA, Boxing, and Muay Thai

If you train in any type of MMA, Muay Thai, or Boxing, one of the most important pieces of protective equipment you will use is a mouthguard. Without a proper fitting mouthguard, things like missing teeth, jaw injuries, and even head trauma are more likely to happen, which is why wearing a mouthguard for mma is always recommended. I always …

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How Much Money do MMA Fighters Make?

How much money do MMA fighters make? For such a short and simple question, you might be surprised to learn that the answer is a bit more complicated. With the explosion of popularity in MMA thanks to fighters like Conor McGregor over the past few years, the pay has substantially risen. Although their is still a significant wage gap from …

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Ultimate Guide to the Best MMA and Boxing Headgear

With MMA, Boxing, and other combat sports like Muay Thai, there is always risks associated with absorbing punches and kicks to the head. There is no way around these types of strikes to the head when training combat sports. These types of strikes are well-known to cause concussions and permanent brain damage. Luckily the use of combat headgear can improve …

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When Should a Beginner Start Sparring in Muay Thai?

The first time you start sparring can be super intimidating, especially when you don’t know what to expect. The unknown can be scary for many people. Most beginners think of sparring as a real fight, which in some ways it is. The better you are at sparring, the more success you will have preparing for a real fight. Beginner sparring …

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The Best MMA Gyms in The World

Although MMA fighters are alone in the octagon on fight night, it doesn’t mean they don’t have an entire team behind them. Most professional MMA fighters in the UFC, Bellator, and other MMA promotions join a professional fight camp or mma gym to help them prepare for fights. For most fighters, training at a top mma gym has a huge …

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How to Build the Perfect MMA Gym at Home

So you’ve decided to build an MMA gym at home and don’t know where to start, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you can’t find time to visit your local mma gym or maybe there isn’t one close enough to your house, you shouldn’t let anything get in the way of your workout. Building an mma gym at home …

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Which Martial Art Should I Learn First?

So you wanna start studying a martial art, but don’t know where to start. This might sound stupid to some people, however a true martial artist can understand the difficulty in choosing your first martial art. Picking the right martial art to study is crucial if you’re going to enjoy yourself and ultimately stick with it. Joining a martial art …

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Guide to The Best MMA Workout at Home

Stuck at home without any equipment or gym to work with? A true Mixed Martial Artist doesn’t let his surroundings impact his training or spirit. Although we recommend joining an MMA gym, if you aren’t able to do that or if you currently can’t afford an MMA membership, there are still ways to get a good result from a home …