under armor?

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  1. jpark4

    jpark4 Yellow Belt

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    My brother just bought this new under armor rashguard type thing for dirtbike riding and i was wondering if i can use the underarmor for nogi, or will it rip like tissue?
    -jon
     
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    Soid Renegade of Funk

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    the problem with UA is that they dont last very long because they are not made for rolling. You can use it but dont be surprised when it rips apart.
     
  3. jpark4

    jpark4 Yellow Belt

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    haha damn, thanks for the heads up. I'm currently using my rashguard that i use to use for surfing; and that suits me fine for the moment.
    -Jon
     
  4. Madmick

    Madmick Cerebrage Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    You'd be better off buying Wilson compression shirts at Wal-Mart for $8 a pop. They hold up as well as the UA.

    But the loose-fitting rash guards, like Sprawl's, are the way to go now.
     
  5. DeltaSigChi4

    DeltaSigChi4 Banned Banned

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    They last as well or BETTER than any other one you can buy. We purchase them for daily use as a workshirt + to be worn for rolling and the only problem I can find with them is that I cannot wash them fast enough.

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  6. Bobby Jacobsen

    Bobby Jacobsen Amateur Fighter

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    I used UA for a while and had no problems with ripping however it always felt like it was going to tear. I now use Sprawl loose fit which I like a lot. I do like tighter fitting ones for rolling a little better though.
     
  7. Tommy-Sambo

    Tommy-Sambo White Belt

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    they work fine, only issue is the stitching is not the best, and the cut of the shirt. its like a t shirt so you may get rubbed raw under your arms from the stitches. but then again you may not. I know a lot of people that use them. One guy I know has been using the same one for well over a year now and its held up.
     
  8. Foolkiller

    Foolkiller You have meddled with the primal forces of nature!

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    I use a sleeveless Under Armour top and it's holding up very well.
     
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    Foolkiller You have meddled with the primal forces of nature!

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    I use a sleeveless Under Armour top and it's holding up very well.
     
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    PhenøM MMA Gear Aficionado

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    I use a black and the blue loose sprawl tops (XXL), they arent very loose on me since I am 6'6" 270 lbs, but it still fits none the less and is comfortable although for me it rubs under my arms if you throw quick short straight punches.
     
  11. CPB

    CPB GrapplingChallenge.com

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    UA is a good product and might hold up OK but why go with them when you can get a shirt with material and stitching designed for fighting. UA is a mega company that does nothing for our sport. As a fight wear company owner I know the time and money that people like myself and other fight wear companies put in to this sport and it makes no sense to support UA when you can get our base short sleeve shirt for $25 which is the same price as UA. our shirts are designed for fighting. They will definatly last and you will also be supporting a company that supports your sport.
    Paul
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    PhenøM MMA Gear Aficionado

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    Well said, I agree 110%! Support the Sport!
     
  13. Mestizo

    Mestizo Orange Belt

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    Same as what Phenom, said, support the sport. I think why people get UA though is because you can go try it on at a local sports store and its easy to get. It's just a little more complicated to order something online and hope it fits right so you dont have to send it back, etc. Just easy access.
     
  14. Foolkiller

    Foolkiller You have meddled with the primal forces of nature!

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    CPB, it's hard to order a rashguard for myself when you don't have any mediums available that would fit me.
     
  15. CPB

    CPB GrapplingChallenge.com

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    We have Med. in all our long sleeve. The short sleeve havent been as popular lately so we havnt been stocking smaller sizes. We do have black short sleeve Med. coming in about 2 weeks. Next time if you would like a size we dont carry then just email us and I can see about stocking it.
    Thanks
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    www.xfgear.com
     
  16. DeltaSigChi4

    DeltaSigChi4 Banned Banned

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    See but solid UA undershirts can be worn as work uniforms as well, rashguards with logos and flamboyant stitching cannot. Furthermore, UA is cheaper. I can support the sport in other ways that don't involve rashguards. This wasn't meant to be a flamme, but just a different point of view on what was stated.

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  17. Foolkiller

    Foolkiller You have meddled with the primal forces of nature!

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    May bother you in two weeks then. I don't like long sleeve rashguards... it's like try to escape a wetsuit. Thanks all the same.
     
  18. HeyHEys

    HeyHEys Purple Belt

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    I would use UA only for workouts and running, not for rolling use your rashguard xfgear for example
     
  19. CPB

    CPB GrapplingChallenge.com

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    Delta, I understand the logo being a problem with the uniform . We are working with some Police departments and they usually opt for our stealth logos and matching stitch. This isnt availible on our website. If you contact me Via email than I can give you details. [email protected]
    thanks
    Paul
    www.xfgear.com
     
  20. muaythaifolife

    muaythaifolife Blue Belt

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    I use UA long sleeves rolling nogi and Ive yet to encounter a problem.
     

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