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7 Great Gifts For UFC Fans

Getting something special for your loved one is a challenge at the best of times, and particularly for UFC fans who seem all too scrutinous when watching their beloved sport.

But fear not, in this list I’ve put together 7 great gifts for UFC fans so you’ll be their immediate favorite person in the world.

There are great gift ideas for the UFC fan with a big beard, the amateur MMA fighter in training, and even memorabilia collector in your life.

But my top pick is the UFC + Venum Replica Training & Walkout Hoodie because it’s ideal for any UFC fan.

Reebok UFC Authentic Fight Night Shorts

✓ Top Pick for MMA Student

★★★★★ 5/5

The UFC may have decided to change their sportswear partnership from Reebok to Venum in 2021, but many still consider these Reebok Fight Night shorts to be one of the best designs to come out of the UFC.

They even come in different colors, the same ones that are used in live UFC events. If you’re considering these for a special UFC fan in your life, then just find out who their favorite UFC fighter is before picking the color.

There are several UFC fighters that prefer particular colors of their UFC shorts. There are some Brazilian fighters, like Jose Aldo, that always want to wear Yellow shorts. And the Irish Conor McGregor is usually in green.

These UFC Fight Night shorts come in sizes between 26 to 42 inches, so there’s usually a fit for any UFC fan in your life.

UFC + Venum Replica Training & Walkout Hoodie

✓ Top Pick for the “I could be a UFC fighter” fan

★★★★☆ 4/5

Speaking of the new Venum partnership with the UFC, any fanatic of watching every fight night will be used to seeing this UFC/Venum hoodie worn by their favorite fighters.

The fighters are often wearing this hoodie along with the entire Venum set, with jogger pants and a t-shirt. Usually, the fighters wear this hoodie warming up for their match-up and can be seen during the build-up to a big fight.

Sometimes, the fighters walk out into the stage area wearing a hoodie just like this one before they strip down to their Venum shorts to fight. That’s why I think this is a perfect gift for that UFC fan in your life that says things like:

“You know, that could have been me wearing that.”

“I could have been a UFC fighter if I wanted.”

Well, now they can*!

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*Feel like they were a fighter wearing this replica hoodie. Enjoy!

UFC Force Tracker: Heavy Bag Training Sensor

✓ Top Pick for an Amateur Fighter

★★★★☆ 4/5

A simply exemplary gift for any fighter, amateur or not, who wants to apply a bit of data science to their training. This gadget tracks the Force, Speed, and Endurance of your strikes and gives an overall score after every session with the connected app.

This small Batarang-looking device sticks to the bottom of your heavy bag. You just need to peel back the sticky parts on its feet, clean the bottom of the bag surface, and stick it on. With that, you’re able to keep your hands free (most tracking tools put something in your gloves or hand wraps) of added weight and still have an optimum training session on the bag.

The UFC Force Tracker logs the amount of force you deliver to the bag, and at what speed, as well as logging your endurance ability to keep hitting harder for longer. All these data points are tracked with the accompanying app and you can even compare against others in the Global Ranking System.

Using a sensor tool like this is great for amateur fighters to keep building up their abilities. Sometimes it’s really hard to know if you are actually improving over time, and this helps to overcome that. Working on improving striking technique is usually the best way to improve stats like the power and speed you can deliver, and being able to put a statistic to that improvement helps to know if you’re going in the right direction.

If that significant person in your life is training on the heavy bag at home often, then this is an ideal gift that you can be sure they’ll get a ton of value from using.

UFC Ultimate Beard Care Kit

✓ Top Pick for a Big Bearded UFC fan

★★★★★ 5/5

Is your significant other a big bearded martial arts fanatic? Are they watching the UFC every weekend whilst stroking their big beard with anxiousness? Then this is the gift for them!

Viking Revolution and the UFC partnered up to produce this special gift box for any beard-strapping UFC fans. But this isn’t just some typical UFC merchandise, it’s crafted by beard care specialists who are best sellers for their beard grooming kits.

And this isn’t just a stocking filler, either, as the entire kit includes:

  • Argan Oil Beard Growth Shampoo
  • Argan and Jojoba Beard Conditioner with Peppermint Eucalyptus scent
  • Beard Balm
  • Beard Oil
  • Beard shaper
  • Beard brush
  • Dual sided beard comb
  • Professional-grade straight edge razor
  • Razor blades
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The whole kit offers pretty incredible value.

If that UFC fan in your life has the kind of monstrous forest under their chin that needs some taming, give them the best gift (and hint) you can give with this luxury set for beard care.

UFC Bobblehead: Chuck Lidell “The Iceman”

✓ Top Pick for a UFC Memorabilia Collector

★★★★☆ 4/5

A bobblehead that is officially licensed from Chuck Lidell himself, these little items are becoming all the rage for UFC collectors. There’s not just “The Iceman”, either, but a whole range of these little beauties.

Chuck Lidell, in case you didn’t know, is one of the legends of the UFC promotion and mixed martial arts as we know it. He comes from the early days of the UFC and still holds some of the greatest records in UFC history.

For a real fan of the entire history of the UFC, this is an excellent gift to put on your loved ones’ desk or mantlepiece so they can enjoy wobbling his little head every time it’s a UFC fight night.

EA Sports UFC 4 for Playstation 4

✓ Top Pick for any Gamer who loves the UFC

★★★★★ 5/5

Now I know what you’re thinking, this is an easy one. But if you know your significant loved one likes to play video games, and you know that they love watching the UFC – then what are you waiting for!?

The UFC 4 video game is a highly rated game amongst MMA fans and gaming nerds alike. The animations, character design, and fun playing experience make this a game that almost anyone can pick up and learn quickly to have some fun.

I’ve personally played this in small tournaments for a round of beers at a bar, and even though it was my first time playing I still absolutely loved it, despite being beaten on almost every matchup!

Just remember that your loved one will actually need a Playstation 4 to play this game, and I recommend the PS4 Slim because it fits nicely in an entertainment center or anywhere there’s limited space:

The character models in this game are second-to-none. As any gaming fan knows, EA Sports create life-like replications of sportspeople’s likeness for their games. And the UFC videogame is just getting better with every new version.

UFC Legacy Belt Buckle

✓ Top Pick for the Cowboy Cerrone in your life

★★★★★ 5/5

If you don’t know who Donald Cerrone is, all you need to know is that he’s probably the most Cowboy-like fighter on the UFC roster. He’s faced some of the biggest names in the fight game, like Conor McGregor quite recently.

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All you need to do is ask your loved one:

Do you know Donald Cerrone, honey? And do you like him?

If their answer is yes to both questions, then well grab this UFC belt buckle lickety-split, darlin’.

Fans of the likes of Cowboy Cerrone are sure to be boot-wearin’, jeans-strappin’, and noose-throwin’ par’ners just like him, too.

With this shining UFC belt buckle, your very own backyard cowboy will be grinning ear to ear walking through the cornfields, jingling their heels, and shining their buckled crotch in the hot sun.

About the Author

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Joe Bloom is the lead author and editor of MMA Hive. Joe is a passionate mixed martial artist in training, having studied Boxing, Muay Thai, and BJJ at BaliMMA and Soma Fight Club.

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