Mexican gloves various brands

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment Discussion' started by scarphe, Aug 7, 2016.

  1. Vols1891 Yellow Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2017
    Messages:
    188
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Atlanta, GA
    I can attest to the fact that the Necalli gloves are exactly the same as the Mexican made Casanovas....the label is the only difference.
     
  2. Vols1891 Yellow Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2017
    Messages:
    188
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Atlanta, GA
    GIL and Casanova (now rebranded as Necalli in the US) are two totally different brands. They are both made in Mexico but GIL is much stiffer and requires a lot of breaking in, whereas Casanova/Necalli is softer and more preferred for sparring (although they can definitely be used on the bag too). GIL is the continuation of Zepol; the owner of Zepol died but his son-in-law, who had learned glove making from him, basically took over the operation and changed the name. Casanova has been under the same basic ownership for decades. Campeon was actually created by a family who previously made gloves for Casanova; hence, Campeon and Casanova are very similar still, and the two shops are right down the street from each other. To get back to the original subject though, the reason some people think Casanova and GIL are related is because both brands are distributed in the US by a woman named Julie Moreno, who is a very nice lady by the way. She lists both brands on her website, www.necalliboxing.com. She’s the one who lost the trademark over the Casanova name to PBS.
     
  3. Minowafanatic Black Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2010
    Messages:
    7,085
    Likes Received:
    5
    Both Hernandez and New Sporting used to make Grant gloves
     
  4. Lotnik White Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2018
    Messages:
    46
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ok I understand now. This is the same gloves maker, but different branding for US market.
     
  5. Mexican Boxing Gloves White Belt

    Joined:
    May 8, 2019
    Messages:
    44
    Likes Received:
    0
    Hello. I have the last pair of NEW SPORTING in stock in only 99€ + shipping.
    More info in [email protected] or send me a message.


    IMG_20190818_155900.jpg Screenshot_2019-08-18-15-58-36-394_com.facebook.katana.jpg
     
  6. Vols1891 Yellow Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2017
    Messages:
    188
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Atlanta, GA
    Quick question for you guys...I have a new pair of Campeon gloves that have pretty soft padding, and I was wanting to try them out in sparring. However, they have unattached thumbs, and I’ve never sparred in gloves with unattached thumbs before. I was just wondering if you all think these would be dangerous to use with the risk of my partner’s eyes getting poked? He said he is fine with me using them but I’m still a little hesitant. I know people used to spar in gloves like this all the time, but then again, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s safe to do.
     
  7. KidMoe Kid Moe

    Joined:
    May 9, 2019
    Messages:
    75
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Fort Lee, NJ
    Not unless you're trying to gouch his eyes out. If you never accidentally jam your thumbs on the pads or bags when you're using these gloves, I think you're safe.
     
  8. Minowafanatic Black Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2010
    Messages:
    7,085
    Likes Received:
    5
    I have unattached thumbs on 7 of 8 of my gloves and it's always fine, I don't see how you could possibly eye poke someone with unattached thumbs on 14 or 16oz modern foam gloves unless you're actually trying to do it on purpose, and even then it would still be hard to do because you still can't push your thumb out much from the glove without exerting a lot of effort.
     
  9. The Razor White Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2019
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0

    Gil boxing gloves that much stiffer than the necalli / Casanova boxing gloves? How about the hook and loop versions?
     
  10. Lotnik White Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2018
    Messages:
    46
    Likes Received:
    0
    I'm trying to speak through messenger with someone at Casanova, but it's very hard to get the price of shipping to Europe :(
     
  11. Mexican Boxing Gloves White Belt

    Joined:
    May 8, 2019
    Messages:
    44
    Likes Received:
    0
    We are in Europe if you need mexican boxing gloves
     
  12. Lotnik White Belt

    Joined:
    Oct 24, 2018
    Messages:
    46
    Likes Received:
    0
    So I recieved my custom order from Deportes Casanova. After my experience with New Sporting I am very satisfied about DC. Manufacturing time took only a week.
    [​IMG]
     
  13. JordiSB White Belt

    Joined:
    May 15, 2019
    Messages:
    1
    Likes Received:
    0
    Good morning friends, gil is not the continuation of zepol, it is true that he learned there, but the owner of ZEPOL has 2 children, 1 of his children is the one who stays in charge of zepol and they are still manufactured, and another of his children is the one who manufactures the classics brand
     
  14. Minowafanatic Black Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 28, 2010
    Messages:
    7,085
    Likes Received:
    5
    great info
     
  15. Salvador White Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 4, 2019
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    I believe @JordiSB and his father own the Classics brand of boxing equipment.
     
  16. yebohang White Belt

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2019
    Messages:
    8
    Likes Received:
    1
    Who makes the Boxeo brand of gloves? I'm headed to CDMX and I want to bring me back some gloves to Australia. Does anyone know where they're made and who I can contact? Any other suggestions on where I can get boxing gloves cheaply in CDMX?
     
  17. Vols1891 Yellow Belt

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2017
    Messages:
    188
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Atlanta, GA
    627DCE9A-C8EA-4344-914E-B0F42320083A.jpeg
    I think it’s his son-in-law who makes the GIL brand, right? Also, have you heard of a Mexican brand named “Lopez Andrades”? They look just like Zepol and GIL to me, and obviously “Lopez” is “Zepol” spelled backwards. Pic included above.
     
  18. destroyer4147 Orange Belt

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2004
    Messages:
    278
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Long Beach, CA
    If you look through his Facebook, you'll see some Zepols posted, so I strongly suspect there is a relationship:

    https://www.facebook.com/zepol.andrade

    Relationships:

    Lopez Family
    -Zepol (Dad) - RIP
    -Zepol (Son 1)
    -Classics (Son 2)
    -Gil (Son in Law)
    -Lopez Andrades (???)

    Reyes Family: Seyer, Cleto Reyes

    Campeon & Casanova - Somehow related

    Hernandez Champs & New Sporting - Possibly related (Daniel HERNANDEZ owns NS)
    https://www.facebook.com/hdzchamps/
     
  19. James Beal White Belt

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2018
    Messages:
    7
    Likes Received:
    0
    Necalli has outstanding customer service. I don’t know if I will buy their gloves because I’m a kickboxer, and I’m looking for something a little more compact... but I love old school mexican style. I’ve been chatting with them on IG, and they actually weighed gloves for me! I’m looking for some 12oz gloves that fit my long, ape like hands.
     
  20. doniking White Belt

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2019
    Messages:
    76
    Likes Received:
    8
    Location:
    Jakarta, Indonesia
    Agree, they serve their customers very well
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.