With the big increase in the popularity of Mixed Martial Arts around the world which is lead mostly by the originators for the sport the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Challenge), it has created a opportunity and demand for new clothing brands and companies. Today pretty much every brand of MMA clothes and fight wear as well as MMA training gear can be bought on and offline by MMA enthusiasts.
These diverse new brands offer products that range from MMA training and boxing gear to your everyday street clothes and gym attire. These new brands of MMA clothing can be seen all over the entire country. From all of the major cities to the tiniest little country town, you can see people wearing brands and designs of that were inspired by the UFC and the sport of MMA.
This new phenomenon that we call MMA has taken over the entire sports industry and dominated television and pay-per-view ratings which has produced many new MMA Clothes and Fight Wear brands. These brands include companies like Tapout, Throwdown, Hitman Fight Gear, Affliction Clothing and many many more. The sport is evolving so much that the fighters are actually starting to come out with their own MMA Clothes as well.
Out of all the Fight Wear brands Tapout is by far the most famous. Tapout Clothing started when the sport was in its beginning stages and was able to grow their brand along side of the UFC and the sport of MMA. Started by three guy friends in Southern California, their business has grown from $30,000 in 1999 to over $100 million in 2008. Today you can purchase Tapout clothing at over 20,000 different retailers worldwide, not including the hundreds of online vendors. Tapout has even had their own reality show on the Versus network.
As MMA fans we can only expect the sport to continue to grow. Along with that will come a lot more MMA Clothes and Fight Wear brands. It will not be long before MMA fashion will be taking the world by storm!