I am about to start fighting this summer when school gets out so I can train around 4 hours a day 4-5 days a week and I was wondering what glove are approved for amateur competition. I was thinking http://www.immortalusa.com/Product_391_Search.html http://www.thunderfightgear.com/product_info.php?cPath=25&products_id=53 http://www.combatsports.com/detail.aspx?ID=23743 http://www.combatsports.com/detail.aspx?ID=23742 http://www.combatsports.com/detail.aspx?ID=23880 http://www.kikskinmartialarts.com/valetudoglove.asp The ones at the top http://nextmovegear.com/fight/index..._id=91&zenid=6ce54821fe860d808d1c788a967829ff I am a striker so I was favoring the heavier vale tudo gloves to protect my hands and help with the knock outs.:icon_twis But I am new to the sport so I really don't know. I have tried on some Ouano style gloves and don't really like the way the padding lays or the completely open palm. Thanks for the help.