MMA gloves for men & women
Phantom Athletics sees itself as an innovator in the field of MMA gloves. For this reason, our complete range is unisex and can be worn by women and men alike.
We develop our models to protect you and your training partner in the best possible way and to offer you maximum freedom of movement for your hands. In addition, our MMA gloves are made of durable materials and are both durable and resistant. Everything for your success in the cage, in the ring or on the mat.
You will find a large selection of both 4 Oz (ounces) Fight gloves as well as Sparring models, where the ounces range from 6-8 Oz. In addition, we also have a mixture of these two types, so-called hybrid models.
What are MMA gloves?
MMA stands for "Mixed martial arts- A full contact martial art that uses a variety of martial arts disciplines to combine the most effective techniques in training and combat. Elements from standing combat (Muay thai, kickboxing, boxing) with elements from ground combat (Bjj, wrestling, judo) combined.
Due to this diversity in MMA sport, it is important that your gloves do not hinder you and offer you the greatest possible flexibility while at the same time providing comprehensive protection. In addition to boxing gloves, a good MMA glove is therefore one of the basics of everyone Fight gear.
In contrast to classic boxing gloves MMA gloves usually have an open palm and free fingers. So you also have full control in ground combat.
At Phantom Athletics we design MMA gloves that give you the perfect combination of Protection and agility offer. There are different models to do justice to every purpose and every fighting style.
mma fight gloves
The most well-known MMA gloves are the so-called "fight gloves", which have always been seen at international events such as the ufc knows. They have a free thumb, free palm, free fingers and relatively thin padding over the knuckles.
Predominantly, these gloves are merely 4 Oz (ounces) heavy. More and more often MMA fight gloves are not only used in MMA, but in Stand-Up Fights like Muay Thai or K1 used.
Our most popular FIGHT models:
MMA sparring gloves / MMA gloves for amateur fights
So-called "MMA sparring gloves" are thicker MMA gloves with a much more extensive padding and higher protection. This type of glove has a thick main padding that is roughly comparable to the padding of a 10 oz boxing glove. In addition, the thumbs are usually protected by an additional padding.
These MMA sparring gloves will above all in training used to protect your hands and especially your training partner, but still offer you full freedom of movement on the ground in grappling. A common use is also at MMA amateur fights held to minimize the risk of injury. Most MMA sparring gloves have a Weight of about 6-8 oz (ounces).
Our most popular MMA sparring gloves:
Hybrid mma gloves
"Hybrid gloves" are MMA gloves that are placed between FIGHT and SPARRINGS models. They are usually equipped with slightly thicker padding and thumb protection, but are lighter and slimmer than classic sparring gloves. They are the best for the workout with claws or on sandbag as well as easy sparring.
Our most popular hybrid gloves: google
Which MMA gloves should I buy?
As described above, a distinction is usually made between MMA competition gloves, MMA training and sparring gloves and hybrid models. If you are just starting out in MMA and want to buy your first pair of gloves, you should use a safe sparring model, such as this RIOT or APEX sparring gloves. If you have been practicing MMA for a while, please take a look at our competition models APEX or blackout for realistic training and maximum performance during your fights.
How many Oz (ounces) do MMA gloves have?
For large organizations, the weight of official competition gloves is mostly fixed at 4 oz (ounces). This corresponds to approx. 113 g per glove. Other MMA gloves range primarily from 4-6 oz (ounces) for competition and hybrid gloves to 6-8 oz (ounces) for sparring and training MMA gloves.
|purpose ||Weight |
|Official competitions ||4 oz (ounces) |
|Other competitions ||4-6 oz (ounces) |
|Sparring & Training ||6-8 oz (ounces) |
How many oz have UFC gloves?
The weight of the official UFC MMA gloves is usually 4 Oz (ounces), which corresponds to about 113 grams per glove. However, since the size of UFC gloves varies between weight classes (XS-4XL), larger gloves are naturally slightly heavier than smaller ones. So the weight is somewhere between 4 and 6 oz per glove.
How do I find the right size for MMA gloves?
In order to find the right size for your MMA gloves, you should make sure that your gloves have a good fit so that they don't slip during training. But they shouldn't be too tight either, otherwise they could constrict the blood in your hands.
The easiest way to determine your MMA glove size is to Measure the circumference of your palm at the widest point. Please make sure to include the scope bandages to measure if you want to wear some under your MMA gloves. The bandages increase the circumference of your palm.
At Phantom the following size table applies to all of our MMA gloves:
|Size ||hand circumference |
|S/M ||up to 21 cm |
|L/XL ||from 21 cm |
Do you wear bandages under MMA gloves?
Basically you can use MMA gloves both with and without bandages. In harder training with more impact, you should use bandages to protect your hands even better. Shorter ones are particularly suitable here Boxing bandages with 200 cm or 250 cm, so that they still find space under the small MMA gloves. You can also do this at competitions or in professional training professional bandaging and tapes to protect your hands in the best possible way.
ICA shows you the correct binding technique for MMA bandages cut man Roland Aicher in our YouTube video how to tie mma fight bandages
Can you wash MMA gloves?
No, MMA gloves must not be washed in the washing machine. Due to the washing process, there is a risk that the foam used or the leather/PU will break and the gloves will lose their shape. As with other martial arts equipment, it is sufficient if MMA gloves are dried well and wiped with a damp cloth. This ensures a long service life.
How do I properly care for my MMA gloves?
To keep your MMA gloves in good condition, you should wipe them with a damp cloth and dry them well after each workout. This helps you to keep unpleasant odors away as best as possible and to enjoy your gloves for a long time. A good way to keep your gloves fresh is for example the Phantom Odor remover against bacteria and sweat odour.