Everlast’s lightweight, ergonomic fight glove packs punch

NEW YORK — Everlast Worldwide has rolled out a new professional fight glove. Called the PowerLock Fight Glove, it secures a fighter's hand in a natural fist position via a stable, compact chamber. 

Lightweight and ergonomic, the glove is joins the MX, 1910 and Protex3 in the company’s “elite” professional glove line. The company touts it as a “strong alternative” to boxers looking for a powerful glove.

"As the industry leader for more than 100 years, we consider it our responsibility to continually innovate the fight sports equipment category," said Matt Cowan, EVP marketing, sales and product for Everlast. "The PowerLock has bridged the gap between power and protection, offering fighters a unique fight glove that appeals to every boxing style. Our equipment will continue to evolve in order to meet the ever-changing needs of our athletes and the sport of boxing."

The PowerLock Fight Glove has already made its debut in the professional boxing ring, most notably when Lucas Matthysse defeated Lamont Peterson via TKO, as well as in Amir Khan's victory over Julio Diaz. The PowerLock will be showcased Saturday, June 8, when Chad Dawson defends his WBC belt against Adonis Stevenson. 

The leading boxing brand since 1910, Everlast is manufacturer, marketer and licensor of boxing, MMA and fitness equipment. Everlast's products are sold across more than 75 countries and 6 continents. Everlast is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brands Holdings Limited, a global company and manager of worldwide sporting goods and apparel brands.