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Everlast Has Been Around Over 100 Years - Here's Why

Everlast speed bag
Picture by Mike Cox

Everlast, the name synonymous with boxing and combat sports. The brand has been around for over 100 years and played a tremendous role in the evolution of the sport of boxing. From humble beginnings in the early 1900s to becoming one of the most recognizable brands in combat sports - Everlast's story is an inspiring one. Built on quality and lasting forever, they have certainly lived up to their brand name.

The story of Everlast begins in 1910 with Jacob Golomb, a 17-year-old from the Bronx, NY. He had an idea for a better way to create boxing equipment. Early 1900's boxing gloves were made from horsehair and extremely uncomfortable to wear. An avid boxer himself, Jacob wanted to create a more comfortable and durable alternative.

Golomb started making boxing equipment in his mother's kitchen, using the expertise he gained from his job at a local swimwear manufacturer. Using a combination of horsehair and cotton to make gloves more comfortable. He then started to produce headgear and even training equipment like mitts.

In 1917 Golomb officially founded Everlast. Naming the company after the phrase "Endless Everlasting." The company quickly gained a reputation for producing high-quality boxing equipment, and by the 1920s was the go-to brand for boxers across the country.

Everlast's popularity continued to grow throughout the 20th century, the brand became synonymous with boxing. The company even expanded its offerings to include fitness equipment, becoming a one-stop-shop for all sports.

Everlast has partnered with some of the biggest names in boxing, including Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Mike Tyson. The company has also been a fixture in popular culture, appearing in movies like Rocky and Raging Bull.

Today they remains a leading brand in the world of combat sports and fitness. The company continues to innovate and create new products to meet the changing needs of athletes. Whether you're a professional boxer or someone looking to get in shape. Everlast is a name that you can trust to provide high-quality equipment that will help you achieve your goals.

If you want to train with the best quality products, train with a company who has been around over a hundred years. One that built their brand around durability and reliability.

Fight.TV reccomends Everlast


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