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#277205 - 08/06/06 04:36 PM MMA/Grappling Gloves - HELP!
Aidyn Offline
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Registered: 03/17/05
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I want to buy some good quality MMA gloves but after doing some research on the internet there seems to be a very large selection and they all seem to be a bit different. So what kind is the best for competition? I want good quality and the cost doesn't matter. They all seem to run about 40 - 60 bucks anyways.

Can anyone give me some buying advice?

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#277206 - 08/06/06 05:12 PM Re: MMA/Grappling Gloves - HELP! [Re: Aidyn]
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If you're wanting them for competition, you will have to check with the organizers of whatever event you plan on competiting in and see what they require.


Check out Combat Sports for a variety of different styles.



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#277207 - 08/07/06 03:21 PM Re: MMA/Grappling Gloves - HELP! [Re: JKogas]
Aidyn Offline
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Awesome, thanks for the help.

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#277208 - 08/07/06 03:34 PM Re: MMA/Grappling Gloves - HELP! [Re: Aidyn]
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Aidyn,
Combat Sports is an offshoot of Ringside. They have been in business for a long time and give good service. They are only a few miles from my home.

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I have been using these gloves and like them, though, they are a bit cumbersome when grappling.

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#277209 - 08/07/06 03:39 PM Re: MMA/Grappling Gloves - HELP! [Re: oldman]
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Yeh those look like they are pretty nice. I have some ringside products for boxing and I really like the quality. Those look a bit bulky in the front though.

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#277210 - 08/10/06 06:38 AM Re: MMA/Grappling Gloves - HELP! [Re: Aidyn]
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They Cage style gloves are probably better for competition, or the amateur comp ones are pretty good, allows you to fit a wrap underneath comfortably. Those IMF shooto ones are more training, then competition.

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Yeh those look like they are pretty nice. I have some ringside products for boxing and I really like the quality. Those look a bit bulky in the front though.



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