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Category: Boxing Gloves

Ultimate Guide to the Best Muay Thai Gloves (Updated 2018)

This is our ULTIMATE GUIDE to the Best Muay Thai Gloves (and updated for 2018). That means, it’s our best, highly detailed article about the topic.  Pure boxing gloves and Muay Thai gloves are interchangeable most of the time, but there are some not-so-subtle differences between the two. If you are a competitive Muay Thai fighter, you should use Muay Thai gloves when you train most of the time. The reason is simple: you will fight under Muay Thai rules and while wearing Muay Thai gloves, therefore you should train with the same gloves you will fight with.   Our...

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Ultimate Guide to the Best Wrestling Shoes (2017 Edition)

Wrestling shoes have seen a burgeoning popularity the past decade thanks in part to the popularity of MMA. The rise of MMA has also brought along the rise of wrestling; the success that wrestling has played at being one of the more effective combat arts in MMA has helped to increase the sport’s reach. The side effect is that wrestling shoes have become a popular shoe for both wrestlers, MMA, and for general training activities that require a strong connection between the foot, the toes, and the floor. You’ll see people wearing wrestling shoes for boxing, weight lifting, cross...

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Boon Muay Thai Gloves Review

Boon is a Muay Thai brand that is popular among the Muay Thai elitists. It is probably the least well known out of all the big Thai brands in Thailand, but people who like Boon often swear by the quality and craftsmanship of the gloves. This is a brand that has done nothing in terms of marketing and promotions and only focuses on making quality products. Something that sets boon apart from other brands is the fact that it was started by Australian Scott Marr and his Thai wife. Without any background knowledge of sewing and Muay Thai equipment, Scott and his wife figured...

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The Ultimate Guide to the Best Boxing Gloves (Updated 2017)

Almost every full contact combat sport requires boxing gloves: Muay Thai, Boxing, MMA, and Kickboxing. Because boxing gloves are a requirement for these sports, there’s a lot of different types of boxing gloves from a lot of different brands on the market. This article is my attempt to give a buyer’s guide to the top boxing gloves currently available on the market, recommending them to Boxers, Muay Thai Boxers, Kickboxers, and MMA fighters. Note that this article focuses on boxing gloves for Western Boxers (pure boxing gloves), though I do also recommend Muay Thai Boxing gloves as well. We have a comprehensive separate...

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Cleto Reyes Boxing Gloves Review: The Complete Buyer’s Guide

Cleto Reyes, the legendary gloves worn by the likes of Manny Pacquiao and one of the most famous pure boxing glove brands in the world. Cleto’s have been around for decades and are intimately tied to the sport of boxing. The only other brand that’s more visibly associated with boxing is Everlast, who’s star has fallen considerably over the years (Everlast gloves are jokingly referred to as ‘Neverlast’ gloves by boxers now). These are premium boxing gloves and priced solidly close to the $200 USD mark. Expect to pay at least $150 for a pair of Cleto Reyes, which put them...

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