Century has some of the top rated MMA grappling gloves. Before
the UFC gloves came along, there were "the" gloves. This training glove
is one of the best in the world. It is very good quality and has a
Century is the official supplier of the
which are required for some matches. These Century gloves are similar
but they are offered at a lower price. They are a great alternative for
training and matches that do not require the UFC gloves.
These are the most popular competition gloves, with the leather/vinyl style being the most popular for training.
Century's gloves are open palmed. They have a thumb loop integrated into the wrist strap. We have found this allows you to get the gloves on and off easily.
These grappling gloves are made of leather. They seem to be long-lasting and hold up well.
The four finger design
provides a nice fit. It allows for easy grappling and harder striking.
The thumb is free for better holds. These are also made with short
fingers so grappling is easy.
The padding is dense foam covering the back of hand and fingers. It is nicely padded, but still gives you a nice feel when punching.
These gloves come in S/M, M/L or L/XL.
These retail for $47.99.
For some new training ideas and for training at home check out Damage
Control. They have trained some guys who have gone on to the UFC and
they have great online videos. Check out Damage Control for some great training.