FAQ's - Glove Questions

Question: What is the approval process for a model of gloves?

Boxing Glove Approval
MMA Glove Approval

Question: What are the hand wrapping rules?

Answer: NRUC 2.030 - Requirements for bandages for hands of unarmed combatant

Question: Do you have a procedure for gloves for a championship title or special event fight?

Answer: See our Glove Procedure.

Question: What size gloves do I have to wear in competition?

Athletes (boxers/kick boxers) weighing-in up to and including 135 pounds must wear 8 oz gloves in competition, while athletes weighing-in over 135 pounds (junior welterweight class and above) must wear 10 oz gloves in competition.  However, athletes weighing-in over 135 but not more than 147 may wear 8 oz gloves in competition if both athletes agree to do so in writing on their bout agreement(contract).

Question: What types/brands of gloves are approved for boxing and kick boxing?

All boxing/kickboxing gloves must be professional grade, thumb attached.

Adidas Pro Adonis Garcia Vortex Barrera Boxing
Dukes Destiny HD Ediroc fka Fuel Everlast Elite
Everlast MX Everlast MX 2.0 Everlast Powerlock
Everlast Protex 3 Fairtex Fly Foam
Fly Horsehair Grant Foam Grant Foam 
Bi-colored Thumb
Grant Foam
Tri-colored Thumb
Grant Horsehair  Grant Horsehair 
Bi-colored Thumb
Grant Horsehair
Tri-colored Thumb
Hayabusa Foam Hayabusa Horsehair
Heavy Hitters (H.6) Hit Hard Hit N Move
Holl In Corp Jaxon - Fight 2.0 King fka Twins
Lonsdale No Boxing No Life -
Challenger Horsehair
No Boxing No Life -
Champion Horsehair
Onward Ignis Pro Fight Paffen Essential Boxing Paffen Pro Classic
Paffen Pro Guard Paffen Pro Mexican Powerlock 2
Reebok Rev Gear Competition Gloves Reyes Foam
Reyes Horsehair Reyes Pro Fight Safetec Rival Horsehair
Rival RFX Guerrero HD C-F Rival RFX Guerrero HD E-F Rival RFX Guerrero SF-F
Sting Title Classic Pro Fight Title GBP
Title Great Official Pro Fight Title Platinum Power Pro Fight Venum Coco
Venum Giant 2.0 Pro Fight Venum Hammer Pro Venum Shield

Question: What types/brands of gloves are approved for mixed martial arts (MMA)?

All MMA gloves must be professional grade.

Century Combat Sports International Everlast MMA Grappling
Fairtex fromA Karate Combat
Kikskin Ouano PrimeTime Level 4
Rival Society Nine Throwdown
Waldorf FFC