Difference in glove weights?

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  1. LordReagan210

    LordReagan210 White Belt

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    I'm looking for a pair of Muay Thai training gloves, and am interested in why the different weights. Since I would be mainly using a bag and focus mits, with little to no sparring, would 16 ounce be optimal? I only wiegh 170, so maybe 14?

    Basically, why the different weight gloves--what are each weight best used for?

    Stupid question, but can't find out any information anywhere else.

    Thank in advance.
     
  2. SSF

    SSF SSFgear.com

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    16oz gloves are the best for hard sparring. For bag work only the lesser weight (10 and 12oz) gloves are good. If your a smaller guy or not a very heavy hitter then the lower weight gloves are for you. The 14oz gloves are a good all around weight.

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    why are only the lesser weight gloves good?
     
  4. mrMcDungum

    mrMcDungum Banned Banned

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    There not. get different glove for bag work and sparing. your sparing partners will like you a lot more. I have 18oz bag glove and 14oz sparing gloves. both title. the pro bag gloves and whatever sparing gloves they have. they hold up pretty good.

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