UFC Glove items are popular. UFC stands for Ultimate Fighting Championship. Here the opponents who are fighters have to be well equipped with a good pair of gloves for fighting. These gloves which are used for fighting have to be very strong and should provide ample protection to the hands and wrists of the fighter.
Both the fighters in the championship try to hit each other mostly in the face and for this powerful knocks with fists have to be given. Also the gloves should be able to provide the grip they need to hold the hands or face of the opponent.
The ufc gloves are made from hundred per cent leather and it is provided with the best stitching which is the ultimate in strength so that when the fighter lunges his hand the impact will not cause any tear in the glove.
The fighter use tremendous force while they lunge and throw powerful punches at their opponents to bring them down. The gloves are also provided with wrist straps made of Velcro which are of tough nylon quality. This makes it easy for the fighters to remove the glove incase they hurt themselves while they are giving the punches.
At time there are fighters who have broken the tiny bones in their fingers. The Velcro fastener also helps to secure the glove tightly around the wrist. These gloves follow the four finger design where the fingers are covered while the palm is left open.
The most famous of UFC gloves are from the Quano stable called the Quano bag glove. In this glove there is no thumb and a cut has been made in the palm of the glove and the padding at the back of the hand has been removed, while slight modifications have been made to the wrist strap.
Because of all these modifications the glove now feels much lighter, looks less bulky and feels very comfortable. The leather has also been improved and wrist strap is fitted with Velcro so that the gloves fit snuggly in the hand.
Boxergenics, Harbingers and Kikskins are other manufacturers who make ufc gloves for fighters.
The leather used in making these ufc gloves is made up of a soft quality and this makes the glove extremely durable and comfortable to wear. All the ufc gloves are provided with excellent padding and are not at all heavy for the hands.
As a matter of fact a small pair of gloves weighs only 2 ounces and this becomes extremely useful when it comes to grappling during the ultimate fighter championship matches.
UFC gloves need to be extremely tough and durable so that the fighter can throw powerful punches at his opponent but at the same time not be hurt himself.