Dana White Reveals UFC is Working on New Gloves to Avoid Future Eye Pokes

UFC president, Dana White has revealed that they are working on a new style of gloves to end the problem of pokes to the eye, things are still in the early stages and would need to be approved by athletic commissions all over the world.

Dana, speaking via ESPN 701am, said:

“We actually have started to work on a new glove that actually curves your hand. Like the glove is curved like a U, so you can still open your hand, but your fingers don’t point straight out.”

UCF 159 had 2 fights end early do to heavyweight Gian Villante taking a poke to the eye from Ovince St. Preux and middleweight veteran Alan Belcher taking a similar shot from Michael Bisping in the co-main event of the evening.

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