Avoiding Hand Pains and Injury When Wearing Boxing Gloves

In sports which rely on using your body as a weapon, it’s understandable that you’re putting yourself at risk of all sorts of aches, pains and injuries. Knuckle, finger and wrist pains are especially common amongst beginners. Quite often these are caused by the same few issues, meaning a lot of the time there are … Continue reading Avoiding Hand Pains and Injury When Wearing Boxing Gloves

The Different Types of Handwraps for Boxing, Muay Thai and MMA

When you first start a striking martial art, such as Boxing or Muay Thai, you’ll notice that before anyone hits anything they sit around and wrap material around their hands – but this doesn’t look anything like the material you see on pro-boxers hands on the TV. Then when you google ‘boxing hand wraps’ you … Continue reading The Different Types of Handwraps for Boxing, Muay Thai and MMA

Why Are Heavy Bags Useful for Boxing, MMA, Muay Thai and other combat sports?

If you’ve ever found yourself in a Boxing, Kickboxing, MMA or Muay Thai gym, then there’s a strong chance you’ll have seen the imposing line of heavy bags hanging along the edge of the room. Often worn on the outside, but still standing up to the regular punishment, waiting for you to give it your … Continue reading Why Are Heavy Bags Useful for Boxing, MMA, Muay Thai and other combat sports?

The Ultimate Guide To Boxing Gloves (Updated 2018)

Welcome to the Fight Quality ultimate guide to everything you need to know about boxing gloves, updated for 2018. This guide aims to be the only resource you’ll ever need when it comes to boxing gloves. We’ve broken down just about everything you need to know, from the specialisations of the different styles of glove, … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide To Boxing Gloves (Updated 2018)

5 MMA Prospects to Watch in 2018

MMA is a tough sport to reach superstardom in. A well placed head kick (Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm) or a solid wrestler (Francis Ngannou vs Stipe Miocic) can derail the hype train very quickly. That said, there’s always a new generation of MMA fighters working their way up the ranks, taking on the current … Continue reading 5 MMA Prospects to Watch in 2018

Sidekick Ultimate 2.0 Boxing Gloves Review

+ Gloves have great breathability
+ Gloves feel lightweight even at 16oz
+ Wide fit, good for larger hands

– Doesn’t provide much palm protection
– Tightening inner strap too much causes exposed Velcro
– More colour options would be a great addition

5 Fighter Gifts Under £20 – What To Buy For Boxers, MMA Fighters, Kickboxers And Muay Thai Fighters

What on earth do you buy for someone who only ever thinks about training? You could buy them some new equipment, but unless they know exactly what they want then that could be a risky decision – especially if you’re someone who doesn’t train at all! It’s probably best to avoid buying gear unless your … Continue reading 5 Fighter Gifts Under £20 – What To Buy For Boxers, MMA Fighters, Kickboxers And Muay Thai Fighters

Hayabusa T3 Boxing Gloves Review

+ Superb hand and wrist support
+ Thick, protective knuckle padding
+ Great use of different materials

– A little slow to put on and take off
– Take a little while to dry out after use
– Wrist support slightly limits clinching

The Difference Between Boxing Gloves and Muay Thai Gloves

We’ve written in the past about the different types of boxing gloves, but we wanted to go into a little more detail about the differences between the traditional boxing gloves, and Muay Thai style boxing gloves. It’s not the end of the world if you end up using the gloves for the wrong sport, however … Continue reading The Difference Between Boxing Gloves and Muay Thai Gloves