Designed in Thailand, the Challenger 2.0 gloves from Venum are actually made in China. This combined with the fact that they are made using leather strips that are glued together means that they are not of the highest quality.Aug 31, 2019
Everlast is the company that most people think about when it comes to boxing. They've been around for over 100 years and definitely make high-quality pro fight gloves. Basically, they're in between "pillows" and the "puncher's gloves," which gives them a nice balance in terms of protection and punching power.Aug 6, 2012
The main concern and controversy surrounding gloves being used in the UFC is injury. When padded gloves are used in fighting it protects the striker's fists, but it does not protect their opponent from brain damage. This means an opponent's brain is receiving harder hits and the impact is what causes brain injuries.Jun 9, 2020
Rio de Janeiro Establishing a workshop in Rio de Janeiro for the development and manufacturing of Venum's first products: ripstop Fight-shorts and cotton T-shirts. In 2006, Brazil was the beating heart of rising global MMA scene. Opening a Brazilian workshop allowed Venum to be connected to the true spirit of Mixed Martial Arts fans.
Venum will take over as the UFC's apparel partner beginning in April 2021, the promotion announced Friday. The UFC's apparel deal with Reebok runs through March 2021, but the company will stay on as the UFC's official footwear brand through the end of next year, according to a release.Jul 10, 2020