If you were to ask a dozen people the question in the title, you’d probably get a dozen different answers. If you come back to the same people a week later, you might get another dozen answers. Just about everybody is going to have a different answer when it comes to “essential” fight gear. The following will be a list of some of the most common answers when it comes to gear that you won’t want to be without. However, it is not an exhaustive list. Over time, you will likely have developed your list of things that you just can’t do without when it comes to training. These are just some of the best.