MMA apparel has evolved significantly over the past 20 years. Today, grappling shorts have become the common uniform for fighters to wear while sparring, training, and competing.
When the UFC took MMA mainstream, fighters were allowed to wear anything they wanted. Because the sport was filled with athletes from different backgrounds, fans saw many types of uniforms. For instance, jiu-jitsu legend Royce Gracie wore a gi when he competed, while brawler Tank Abbott had whatever he wore to the bar the night before. As the sport evolved, grappling shorts become one of the basic pieces of apparel when competing.
UFC regulations require fighters to wear different types of MMA shorts based on the specific type of fighting. These include:
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