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    Default Groin Protectors and Protective Cups

    What brand and what types do you guys roll with, if any?
    I'm trying to decide on getting one of these:

    Under Armour Heatgear Core Vent Compression Short & Cup from Title Boxing

    Shock Doctor Compression Shorts with Flex Cup from Title Boxing

    Shock Doctor X-Fit Support with Flex Cup from Title Boxing

    Any recommendations? Thanks!

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    I just rock some cheap cup I bought at Sports Authority a long time ago. lol, I think the brand is Bike? I wear it over a pair of underarmor shorts, works fine.

    its just a cup, I wouldn't lose sleep over it. but Shock Doctor and UA are very good brands. just get whatever looks the most comfortable to you

    I know some guys that roll without a cup, but I fear the knee-on-balls guard pass too much to go without one
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    Quote Originally Posted by willieshatner View Post
    I just rock some cheap cup I bought at Sports Authority a long time ago. lol, I think the brand is Bike? I wear it over a pair of underarmor shorts, works fine.

    its just a cup, I wouldn't lose sleep over it. but Shock Doctor and UA are very good brands. just get whatever looks the most comfortable to you

    I know some guys that roll without a cup, but I fear the knee-on-balls guard pass too much to go without one
    I use Bike as well.. it is OKAY.. not the most comfortable thing ever... but not uncomfortable either.

    If anyone throws out some good suggestions, maybe I will switch


    And I fear the balls on the chin when I triangle someone.. so I wear one

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    In my years of wrestling in the past I never wore a cup. Sometimes I felt would of been nice to have one on though lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBanda View Post
    In my years of wrestling in the past I never wore a cup. Sometimes I felt would of been nice to have one on though lol.
    haha yeah I have never worn one in my life. I think about 12 years of football and now a little over a year of BJJ.

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    I'm currently using a hockey jock with the cup, and it's pretty uncomfortable haha. It gets pretty damn hot down there too lol

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    ok so i said the other day how about 2 months ago i started using a cup all the time. the other day i decided that i didnt need it just to roll.


    bad choice. me and a training partner were drilling i he was in my guard, i kicked him backwards to try and stand up, he immidietly came flying back in to put pressure on me and stop me from getting up. his knee hit below my balls on like the part of my weiner under the skin. i almost started crying it hurt so bad. i couldnt even speak, i didnt yell or anything i just gasp.

    i put my cup on and dont plan on ever taking it off again.
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    i never used on until about 2 months ago i did an arm bar off my back with my opponent standing. i crushed my right ball and it burned and was excrutiating. needless to say i began to wear a cup all the time after that.
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    I like the shock doctor compression short. I've had mine for like a year and it's lasted pretty well. If it gets uncomfortable, you just pull the cup insert out and you're just wearing underwear.
    Last edited by Misfits138; 03-10-2008 at 02:25 AM.

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