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Ring to Cage Extra Thick Geltech Thai Pads Review

Ring to Cage Extra Thick Geltech Thai Pads Review

The Fight Nerd April 19, 2012 0

The Fight Nerd is back with another gear review, this time the Ring to Cage Extra Thick Geltech Thai Pads. Man, that name is a mouthful! We return to Progressive Martial Arts in Queens,

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Ring to Cage Cobra Curved Punch Mitts Review

Ring to Cage Cobra Curved Punch Mitts Review

The Fight Nerd March 27, 2012 0

The Fight Nerd returned to Progressive Martial Arts in Queens, NY, for another product review. This time, we tested the Ring to Cage Cobra Curved Punch Mitts, which have been spotted in UFC Primetime

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“Ring to Cage” Body Protector Review

“Ring to Cage” Body Protector Review

The Fight Nerd February 28, 2012 0

The Fight Nerd visited Progressive Martial Arts in Queens, NY, to try out a new product from Ring to Cage – specifically, their Body Protector vest. With the help of three of their fighters,

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“Ringside Gel Body Protector” Review

“Ringside Gel Body Protector” Review

The Fight Nerd December 9, 2011 0

It’s time for another gear review! This time, The Fight Nerd brought the Ringside Gel Body Protector (courtesy of MMA Opinion) out to the New York Black Belt Center in Whitestone, NY, to be

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Review of “Macho Sparring Genesis Gloves”

Review of “Macho Sparring Genesis Gloves”

The Fight Nerd November 7, 2011 1

Remember those foam gloves you used to wear as a kid in your karate or tae kwon do classes? I do, and man, did I hate those stupid things. Thankfully, it’s been many years

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UFC 129 Ultimate Two-Disc Edition DVD review

UFC 129 Ultimate Two-Disc Edition DVD review

The Fight Nerd July 1, 2011 1

UFC 129 was the biggest live event in the history of the UFC, with a record-setting crowd of over 55,000 packing into the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada. With two titles on the line,

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Review of “KD Elite Pro Quality Curved Shield”

Review of “KD Elite Pro Quality Curved Shield”

The Fight Nerd June 8, 2011 0

Time for another gear review! This time we look at the KD Elite Pro Quality Curved kicking shield, courtesy of EliteMMA.com and Karatedepot.com. We put this pad to the test with the fast and

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“UFC: Ultimate Royce Gracie” DVD Review

“UFC: Ultimate Royce Gracie” DVD Review

The Fight Nerd April 19, 2011 1

Considered the most important fighter in mixed martial arts history, Royce Gracie is a legend in the sport he helped define. On May 10, Anchor Bay Entertainment will release “UFC: Ultimate Royce Gracie”, a

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Review of Namman Muay Thai Liniment

Review of Namman Muay Thai Liniment

The Fight Nerd February 2, 2011 5

It’s time for another gear review! We have reviewed MMA gloves, kicking shields and focus mitts before, now we take a look at something different – thai liniment! This magical elixir that originated in

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Ring to Cage Safety Sparring MMA Gloves review

Ring to Cage Safety Sparring MMA Gloves review

The Fight Nerd January 6, 2011 1

It’s time for another gear review! We continue to look at Ring to Cage today, as last time we tried out their pro focus mitts which were given a mostly positive review but many

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