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Cage Gear: Pride FC Shirt

Pride FC Shirt

BUY on AMZN: $6.00

Finally, I found the Pride FC Shirt! Pride FC was the first platform to launch MMA’s popularity. Founded by Nobuyuki Sakakibara and┬áNobuhiko Takada in 1997 Pride FC made Japan the mecca of MMA where the world’s best athletes flocked to compete. The original intention of Pride FC was to build a platform where Takada could fight the legendary Rickson Gracie. The show found its popularity and grew to be a national sensation.

One of the reasons behind it’s popularity was that it was a new promotion that broke away from the traditional platforms in Karate and Sumo. Additionally, each event was managed and produced to be like a show instead of a competition. With exciting costumes, interesting fighters, and the enthusiastic announcing voice of Lenne Hardt. Pride FC brought early MMA fans unforgettable experiences and fight heroes.

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Cage Gear: Joanna Jedrzejczyk Shirt

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Shirt With Eagle Crest

BUY on AMZN: $27.99

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is one the most ferocious fighters in womens MMA history. She spent the first part of her fighting career in Muay Thai where she was a multiple time champion. She has taken her impeccable technique and aggressive style to the UFC and dominated the MMA world.

Fighting in the 115 pound division means that she is one of the smallest people fighting in the UFC. Despite her small frame, she has a monstrous amount of violence ready to be unleashed on her opponents.

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Cage Gear: Nate Diaz and Yancy Medeiros RVCA shirts

Nate Diaz and Yancy Medeiros RVCA Shirts

nate diaz and yancy medeiros rvca shirts

from @natediaz209 instagram

Nate’s shirt on AMZN: $37.00

Yancy’s shirt on AMZN: $27.00

Nate Diaz and Yancy Medeiros RVCA Shirts. Nate and Yancy are two of the most terrifying fighters in the UFC. Both train out of Cesare Gracie’s gym and belong to a team of absolute killers like Gilbert Melendez, Jake Shields, and of course Nick Diaz.

Both fighters are sponsored by RVCA and here they are rocking some of their subtle and stylish shirts. Although these shirts are easily found on Amazon, I’m not sure I can make these shirts look as cool and confident as these two.

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Cage Gear: Valentina The Bullet Schevchenko Shirt

Valentina The Bullet Schevchenko Shirt

valentina the bulllet schevchenko shirt

from @basruttenmma instagram

BUY on MUAY THAI ADDICT: $24.98

In her last three fights, Valentina “The Bullet” Schevchenko has quickly established herself as a force in the UFC women’s Bantamweight division. With wins over former champion Holly Holm and strong competitor Juliana Pena, she earned herself a title shot against the Champion Amanda Nunes.

Before beginning her MMA career, Valentina was an extremely accomplished Muay Thai fighter. A multi-time champion, fighting all over the world and training out of the famous Tiger Muay Thai gym.

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Cage Gear: D&G Leopard and Pineapples

Dillon Danis D&G Leopard and Pineapples Shirt

Dillon Danis D&G Leopard and Pineapples Shirt

from @dillondanis instagram

BUY shirt at D&G: $297
BUY shoes at VERSACE: $675

Dillon Danis back as the most fashionable BJJ practitioner in his private jet. Rocking the D&G leopard and pineapple shirt. He also has a brilliant pair of Versace white deer skin shoes on.

Many members of the fight world find Dillon’s attitude to be annoying and disrespectful. But you can’t blame how it’s working and drawing attention. Taking a page right out of Conor’s book of success, Dillon Danis is definitely making a name for himself. With the noise he is making, he can leverage this popularity to negotiate for bigger contracts and even PPV points in the future.

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Cage Gear: SUGA Rashad Shirt

JACO SUGA Rashad Shirt

SUGA Rashad Evans shirt

from @sugarashadevans instagram

BUY on AMZN: $19.99

Rashad Evans coming out with the SUGA Rashad Shirt. Rashad Evans made his mark on MMA during the most tumultuous time of the UFC Light Heavyweight division. A period of time when the belt changed hands without any successful defences. Rashad Evans earned his title short with a devastating knockout win against the legend Chuck Liddell. He then won the championship from Forrest Griffin.

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Cage Gear: AKA Affliction Shirts

Javier Mendez, Daniel Cormier, and Bob Cook With AKA Affliction Shirts

aka affliction shirts

from @laziethesavage instagram

BUY on AMZN: $44.00

BUY at AKA SHOP: $22.99

Two proud coaches and their current Light Heavyweight Champion and team captain Daniel Cormier rocking AKA Affliction shirts.
The American Kickboxing Academy has produced some of MMAs toughest and most accomplished fighters. Starting with an earlier generation of top fighters in Frank Shamrock, Josh Koscheck, and Jon Fitch. Coached by the phenomenal team of Javier Mendez, Bob Cook, and Dave Camarillo. Although these fighters were never champions in the UFC they put AKA on the map as one of the best MMA gyms in the US.

Around 2012, there was a huge riff between the fighters and the coaches at AKA resulting in Josh Koscheck and Dave Camarillo leaving AKA. The drama and the resulting feud only served to bring more attention and publicity to the gym. Many members of the fight world questioned AKA and whether they would be able to survive without Guerilla Jiu Jitsu founder and grappling coach Dave Camarillo.

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Cage Gear: Mark Hunt Juggernaut Tee – Shuriken

Nate Diaz wearing the Mark Hunt Juggernaut Tee Shirt

nate diaz mark hunt juggernaut tee shirt

from @natediaz209 instagram

BUY from JUGGERNAUT: $30

Nate Diaz shown here with long time boxing coach Richard Perez. It so happened to be Richard’s birthday when they took the picture. Awesome to see Nate Diaz rocking the Mark Hunt Juggernaut tee shirt. Mark Hunt’s line of clothing coming out with an interesting and well designed logo. Mark Hunt may hate started the brotherly love with him rocking the Nate Diaz Represent Ltd shirt, and Nate Diaz is here returning the affection. Awwww.

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Cage Gear: Nate Diaz Represent Ltd. Shirt

Mark Hunt wearing the Nate Diaz Represent Ltd. line of shirts

mark hunt nate diaz represent shirt

from @markhuntfighter instagram

BUY at REPRESENT LTD.: $24.99

Two of the greatest fighters to have ever entered the ring. Mark Hunt and Nate Diaz. Awesome to see Mark Hunt rocking the Nate Diaz Represent Ltd. line of shirts. The Super Samoan showing support all the way from New Zealand for his fellow accomplished lightweight brother from the 209.

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Cage Gear: Disney Minnie Mouse Luggage

Joanna Jedrzejczyk – Disney Minnie Mouse Luggage

joanna jedrzejczyk minnie mouse luggage

from @joannajedrzejczyk instagram

BUY on AMZN: $119.95

If you have been following Joanna Jedrzejczyk on instagram, you’ll notice that she has an adorable fascination with Minnie Mouse. This week, Joanna will be defending her UFC Strawweight Championship against the herculean Jessica Andrade. To fly from Florida to Dallas where her fight is, Joanna chooses a simple Disney Minnie Mouse Luggage.

It’s always interesting to see such an insanely violent and deadly striker have a soft and lovable side as well. Joanna may face her toughest challenge yet against Jessica Andrade. Jessica is considered a powerful striker with incredible strength for the weight class. Although she’s only a purple belt in BJJ, she has finished a number of her fights via submission.

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