How to Choose Fight Shorts for Mixed Martial Arts MMA

What kind of shorts do I need for MMA? Any shorts that have a drawstring, no pockets, and no metal or plastic on the outside are perfectly fine. The drawstring will keep your shorts secure. Pockets are dangerous because somebody’s fingers or toes can get caught in them. And any metal or plastic can cut Read More…

Gameness Drab Green Pearl Gi

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The Gameness Pearl Gi is a very popular BJJ Gi that is lightweight and durable. The Pearl Gi’s feature a rubber filled collar that makes the collar thick but still lightweight.  A feature is that these Gis can be hung dry, overnight in a few short hours unlike most Gis which can take at least Read More…

New Triumph United Shirts

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Triumph United has released a whole new line of t-shirts, with cool designs such as a dragon themed muay thai shirt, and a sweet Japanese rising sun shirt. As a bonus, most of their old line is insanely discounted, it’s a great time to stock up on your favorite shirts!  Triumph United is printed on Read More…

Triumph*United Japanese Heatseeker Training Gloves

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Triumph United has gone from a great MMA t-shirt company to making some quality gear. The have an entire new line of gloves, from different types of MMA gloves to different types of boxing and muay thai gloves. Their heatseeker seems to be the flagship, it’s is an extremely cool looking training glove. The heatseeker Read More…

Everlast Protex3 Training Gloves

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Everlast is THE name in boxing equipment. The timeless photos of Muhammad Ali would have the brand everywhere, but recently other brands have started to compete. Everlast plans to get back in the game with a whole new line of high quality equipment. Their Protex3 gloves are a whopping $200, but comes with great features.  Read More…

Nogi “FU” Shorts

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Nogi has done it again with a new pair of shorts.  The FU shorts are the first Nogi shorts to feature split seams, which help with mobility in techniques like high kicks and guard work.  Nogi has released these shorts in split seam due to interest by the public, but has stated that they may Read More…

Buying a Mouthguard for MMA

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Why do I need a mouthguard for training in MMA? In grappling there is a chance that you will inadvertently get hit in the mouth.  In striking it is a given.  Mouthguards can help prevent cuts, damage to your teeth, and even concussions.  In most if not all competitions you will need a mouthguard to Read More…

Affliction Georges “Rush” St. Pierre Warcrest Thermal

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Affliction has released a long sleeve thermal of their popular Warcrest shirt.  The Warcrest shirt is definitely one of my favorite Affliction shirts.  It features one of my favorites, GSP, and has a really cool design that is not played out with the typical skulls and dark designs that are saturating the MMA apparel market. Read More…

Lucky Gi

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The Lucky Gi/Kimono is one of the flashiest gi’s out there.  It has a really cool logo on the back, but an even cooler pattern on the inside.  The inside lining has tiny Lucky logos all over.  The gi is not just about looks though, it is CBJJ approved and very durable.  It is a Read More…

Throwdown Women’s Pro MMA Competition Gloves

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Women’s MMA is growing faster than ever.  Internet forums are buzzing with excitement over an expected matchup between popular Gina Carano and Christine “Cyborg” Santos.  There are more and more female fans of the sport every day, and there are also plenty of women who are getting into training.  Throwdown realizes this and has brought Read More…