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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 Nobuhiko 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: 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: 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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Carlos Condit vs Martin Kampmann II (Full Fight)

Carlos Condit vs Martin Kampmann II, UFC Fight Night, 28 August 2013
Fight of the Night

carlos condit vs martin kampmann IISurgical precision and devastating combinations. Expect nothing less from one of the greatest welterweight fighters in MMA history. Carlos Condit The Natural Born Killer showing the fight world his talent and his ferocity in this incredible fight against the Danish Kickboxing champion.

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Tim Elliott vs Louis Smolka (Full Fight)

Tim Elliott vs Louis Smolka, UFC on Fox, 15 April 2017
Fight of the Night

tim elliott vs louis smolkaFlyweight division fighters are able to do things that no other division can do. It takes the speed of the lightweight division and multiplies it by 10. Watching Tim Elliott vs Louis Smolka was like watching two wasps dancing back and forth. An action packed fight with ferocious scrambling. An exciting matchup that only these two talented and well conditioned grapplers could give.

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Cage Gear: Chuck Liddell Sleeveless Hoodie

Roots of Fight: Chuck Liddell Sleeveless Hoodie

chuck liddell sleeveless hoodie

from @cody_nolove instagram

BUY on AMZN: $54.95 (while supplies last)

Chuck Liddell was on his way to become an accountant. After graduating from California State Polytechnic University with a degree in accounting, Chuck Liddell was about to embark on his career as a number cruncher and bean counter.

Fortunate for us, he never quit wrestling and never quit karate. Growing up in Santa Barbara, Chuck Liddell developed a passion for boxing, karate, and wrestling. His toughness built from those sport as well as playing high school football.

I often try and imagine Chuck Liddell sitting in his accounting classes. Learning T charts, debits, credits, and how to properly manage a cash flow statement. With his mohawk and skull tattoo, the picture just doesn’t sit quite right.

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