Take 6 with Revgear – Legacy Bantamweight Eli Tamez

Eli Tamez JumpingWhat was your first experience with Martial Arts?

I actually used to go to a local bar fight night where they would let anyone compete. It was either boxing or grappling matches and I started and then would compete in that every week.

Which disciplines have you trained before pursuing MMA?

I started training BJJ 8 months prior to my 1st amateur fight in February of 2009.

Who has been the most influential person in your Martial Arts training and career?

I grew up and always loved watching BJ Penn compete, he is someone I have always looked up to in the sport.

What are 5 training items that you couldn’t do without?

My top 5 training items would be my Mouth Piece, my Revgear Enforcer Gel Boxing Gloves, Revgear MMA Training Gloves, my Revgear Suneate Shin Guards from the Revgear Samurai Series and Revgear Champion Headgear.

What is your favorite Revgear product?Eli Tamez Punch

My 16 oz Revgear Enforcer Gel Boxing Gloves!

What are three things anyone can do to get in shape?

Eat right, run and burpees!

Founded in 1996 by Paul Reavlin, Revgear has proudly earned the distinguished acclaim ‘Pro Gear for Pro Fighters’ and continues to be the leading innovator and manufacturer of Martial Arts equipment including training gear, fight gear and fight apparel. The Revgear winning formula of supreme construction and cutting edge technology allows them to succeed in their strives to meet the training needs of athletes and competitors all over the world with durable equipment that can withstand the most demanding bouts. Revgear’s innovation creates products that are devoted to specifically meeting and exceeding the needs of those training in Martial Arts, MMA, Boxing, Self-Defense or Fitness Training.