Advice on Buying Boxing Gloves

Choosing boxing gloves used to be fairly simple because of a few choices availaible on the market but this has changed dramatically over the last few years with hundreds of styles and manufacturers available in the market. You can buy “boxing gloves via” which is known as (“binnenhandschoenen boksen via” in Dutch).

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Role of Boxing Gloves

There are two different types of boxing gloves and sparring competition. Their purpose is to protect the hand and wrist during boxing and provide some protection to the opponents of the cuts and proportions blow.

Sparring gloves are usually between 12 and 16 oz to allow more aggressive sparring full contact is often used in conjunction with headgear.

Price range

Price is not always the quality of their shows but usually will give some indication of the brand but it is believed often a better indication of quality.


Good quality gloves will use 100% cowhide leather for all major areas of the glove. Many MMA gloves are cheaper or lower quality using any synthetic materials or low-grade leather or leather/synthetic blends.

If you are buying in a shop check the mold of the glove if buying online look for a trusted & established boxing gloves brand, many MMA manufacturers are making a boxing glove to enter that market however many of them have nowhere near the pedigree of established boxing brands and the quality of their gloves is not comparable to the quality of their apparel.