“The Open Hand Guard,” by Markos Markou

“Boxing, before MMA was considered the world’s number one combat sport. The idea of two fighters gloved up in order to slug it out was most popular. However, when MMA did finally make an appearance it took over boxing as the world’s number one combat sport. It also brought more into the public eye, finger less gloves, which also brought to the attention of some, the open hand guard.”

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