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Training Advice from the Pros

The best advice comes from the pros. Looking to get fitter, stronger, better? Then look no further – here are some great pieces of advice from some of the best fighters around. Frank Mir – UFC Frank Mir is one of the best people to take advice from, not only because of his skill in the octagon but because of what he’s had to overcome to get where he is. After suffering a near-fatal motorcycle accident in 2004 he was told that he might never walk again. Fast forward four... Read More

Fairtex: Bringing Muay Thai to the World

What Cleto Reyes is to boxing and Mexico, Fairtex is to Muay Thai and Thailand. The story begins in 1971, when Bunjong Busarakamwongse started a textile factory. Fairtex mostly produced T-shirts under its own domestic label and exported under other labels, but this business was destined to go international in a whole different way. Mr. Wong, as Fairtex’s founder is better known, also trained Muay Thai as a hobby. His business became increasingly successful, but he was eager to do something to help better the prospects for youth in his... Read More

Fits Like a (Thai Boxing) Glove | FightCo

Nothing is more distracting than gear that doesn’t fit properly, and hitting anything with a badly fitting glove can result in unnecessary injury or just be annoying. If you haven’t purchased any type of glove before, your top considerations will be fit, purpose, weight, weight distribution, and desired protection level. The rule of thumb is to keep two pairs on hand, one for training and one for sparring, but if you want to start with just one, you have to choose carefully. For a mix of boxing and kickboxing as... Read More

01/09/2015

Gym Bag Essentials for Every Boxer

Apart from the obvious boxing attire, such as your top and shorts, your gym bag should include other boxing essentials that you can’t go without. Here at FightCo, we understand the importance of remaining calm and clear minded before any boxing competitions so we’ve put together a small list of items that you should have packed ready in your bag – just to make things a little easier for yourself.   1- Gym Bag/ Holdall Your gym bag will take more of a beating than your opponent in the ring,... Read More

boxing gloves photo 21/08/2014

Fairtex limited edition boxing gloves

    Fairtex limited edition boxing gloves – to see our full range of gloves click here Fairtex are one of the leading suppliers of Muay Thai gloves and equipment in the world. The gloves are hand made in Thailand from top quality leather. The original Fairtex BGV1 boxing gloves are available in black, red, blue and white.  Fairtex also have their breathable range of boxing gloves available, the Fairtex BGV1-B boxing gloves have a mesh palm they allows your hands to breath while training and allows the gloves to... Read More

21/08/2014

Fairtex Maddox II grappling dummy

See our website to pre order yours.   Autumn 2014 will see the release of the Fairtex Maddox II dummy in the UK. The original  MK1 Fairtex dummy has been available in the UK for the past few years and has been regarded as the best MMA grappling dummy on the market. Over the past year Fairtex have listened to the reviews and feedback of the MK1 dummy and noted that a demand for hands and feet to be added to the dummy would be highly beneficial. With this in mind... Read More