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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,¬†hand wraps will always be necessary for MMA or Boxing. When it comes to the importance of your hand and …

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The Best BJJ Gi for Beginners Guide

When you first start your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu journey and decide you need to purchase a Gi, you’re probably going to be overwhelmed by the amount of Gi’s available. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gi’s come in all shapes and sizes, a few colors and even different material. As a beginner you don’t need to buy the most expensive designer Gi available, …

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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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The Best Boxing Gloves for Beginners (2019)

If you’re new to combat sports and are in the market for the perfect set of boxing gloves, you’ve come the right place. There are so many different styles of boxing gloves available today, this doesn’t even include the various sizes, brands, and prices of boxing gloves. With so many different boxing gloves to choose from, it can feel overwhelming …

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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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How to Naturally Clean & Deodorize Boxing Gloves

So you’re looking for a way to clean those stinky boxing gloves, well you’ve come to the right place! I myself have suffered from the horrible odor of stinky boxing gloves. Those days are far behind me now thanks to a few products that I use after every training session.¬†Glove maintenance is one of the most overlooked aspects of martial …

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The Best Boxing Gloves for Heavy Bag Training (2019)

In the world of boxing, there are so many possibilities when it comes to training and training equipment. You want a training exercise that will take you to new heights, however, you also want the best equipment suited for your specific type of training. Many people are surprised to find out that there are certain types of boxing gloves for …

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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 …