MMA What are good training gloves for mma?

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  1. rtzcom

    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    Since Arlovski prematurely retired my current set of MMA gloves, I am looking to purchase a new pair for class.

    Any of you guys have experiences using gloves like these?

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    The gym has a pair of these for community use, but most of us have a pair in the traditional MMA style. These look to be a more training partner friendly design because of the generous padding.

    I could probably even use these for MT mitt training.
     
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    I have some CI ones like that and I don't really like them.

    It feels funny to punch stuff. Better for your partner though. I haven't used a better one though...
     
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    CyberEye Oh god, the voices

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    I've got an extra pair of hybrid gloves that have never been worn, but they're large so probably wouldn't fit :dunno:
     
  4. rtzcom

    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    I appreciate it...but I have small hands. My Top Contenders were juniors :o
     
  5. rtzcom

    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    Yup, I'm going with Title and I'm doing a group buy with a friend since she needs a new pair of gloves too.

    The thai-made gloves are very nice and my all coaches have them, but too pricey at this point for me.

    How do they feel for grappling?
     
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    Not horrible, not great. I use them but don't have any raving feelings about them.
     
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    get some combat sports I dont like those because the ring things around the fingers are uncomfortable
     
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    They're teh same glove.
     
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    Maestro Nobones Great Job! - GLAD DADS CREW

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    I have the CSI version of that glove and actually love it :dunno:
     
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    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    What would you suggest? Do any of the gloves that you guys stock have something smaller than a reg. size?
     
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    When I got them they were 12 bucks now they arent. I have sparred and tried both and these are much better IMO
     
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    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    ^ A lot of the guys at my gym own those
     
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    ask some one to let you check them out. The problem I had with the pair you posted is if I was hitting consistently or just doing some light bag work the loops your fingers would go through would start digging into my hand. I would have to wrap my hands to use em.
     
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    The gloves you posted are great.

    Whats your height and weight? Do you have abnormally small hands, lol.
     
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    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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    I'm a typical scrawny asian...5'7 120 lbs. :hs:
     
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    daaamn 120? get lifting buddy. also i agree the combat sports gloves are nice. good for grappling, nice cushion on it for your sparring partner, etc.
     
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    rtzcom bon wons! fight slepa for life sone!~

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