If you're training mixed martial arts, you're going to need a bag to carry all your gear around. You may already have some sort of gym bag but getting one that fits all of your gear is important. Some of these bags have water resistant compartments that you can use to separate your dry from your wet equipment.


Product Name



Under Armour Undeniable Duffle 3.0 Gym Bag

Venum Trainer Lite Sports Bag

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Elite Sports Warrior Gym Bag

Meister MMA Gym Bag

Gold BJJ Backpack

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Elite Sports Mesh Gym Bag

Fairtex Gym Bag

Cobra Grips Gym Bag

FocusGear Ultimate Gym Bag 2.0

Hayabusa Ryoko Mesh Gear Bag

4.5 of 5 Stars

While this bag is not specifically for MMA, it certainly can store all of your gear as well as the other bags on this list. It has a large space for organization, and it's made with tough material that resists tears. 

It can be machine washed. It has a padded and adjustable shoulder strap and can also be carried from the smaller straps by hand like luggage. 

It has a vented mesh pocket that can be used to store shoes or dirty laundry.

  • 100% Polyester
  • Water Resistant
  • 20 colors available
  • 5 sizes

4.5 of 5 Stars

The Venum Trainer Lite Sport Bag is the most complete duffle bag for any type of training. It has a large pocket that can easily fit boxing gloves, shin guards, and more. 

There's a side pocket for extra storage which you can use to separate your clean from your dirty clothes.. It has mesh panels so that smells don't get trapped inside the bag. 

  • Padded adjustable strap.
  • Water resistant polyester fabric. 
  • Size 680 x 330 x 260mm 
  • 2.4 x 11 x 23.6 inches
  • 3 colors available


  • Large Storage Space
  • Excellent Breathability


  • Dimensions are smaller than advertised
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4.5 of 5 Stars

Elite Sports' Warrior gym bag is constructed using a tough, heavy-duty fabric called Cordura. This is a high-grade ballistic strength 1200 Denier Polyester, which makes it so durable. 

This sports bag is designed with internal mesh pockets help air circulation to keep your gear dry. This feature combined with being machine washable help the bag stay clean and reduce odors. 

Also, there's a large external zipper pocket, a compartment dedicated for shoes, and a waterproof water bottle pocket for convenient storage. 

The Elite Sports Warrior gym bag is also convertible. As a duffel, it comes with two padded hand straps and one long, padded shoulder strap. In addition, there’s two hidden shoulder straps that are retractable for easy conversion to a backpack.

A special bonus feature of this MMA gym bag is the BJJ app included with purchase, which features tips and tools to sharpen your grappling and submission skills. 

  • Available in 6 Colors and 2 Sizes (Medium or Large)
  • Black, Grey, Blue, Pink, Red White


  • Convertible duffel/backpack
  • Durable design
  • Free BJJ app included 


  • Some people complain the straps break sometimes 
4.5 of 5 Stars

This bag is made with ultra strong mesh for excellent durability and also breathability. It will last you long and will keep the odors away. 

It has one large zipper pocket and two smaller pockets on the sides for smaller items. 

  • Ultra Lightweight (Weighs just over 1 pound)
  • 2 Sizes (Classic or X-Large)


  • Ultra Lightweight
  • Durable/Breathable Material


  • No Shoulder Strap
  • No Special Compartments
4.5 of 5 Stars

This Backpack was designed by BJJ Athletes. It has a waterproof gi pocket. It's made with top grade nylon and has reinforced stitching. It has a pouch for your belt and size pockets with zippers.

  • 2 Color Options (Black or Grey)

  • If you need more space, Gold BJJ also has a duffle bag. 


    • Designed by real BJJ athletes
    • High Quality Material


    • Not as big as much space as a duffle bag
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    4.5 of 5 Stars

    This bag is made with heavy duty Coruda fabric. The pockets are mesh and water resistant lining so the ventilation prevents odors and helps dry your gear. It's made with heavy duty Cordura 

    It has a large storage space for all your MMA gear and a dedicated compartment for shoes. 

    The bag can be converted into a backpack, has a shoulder strap or dual straps that you can carry with one hand.

    • Available in 3 Colors and 2 Sizes (Medium/Large)
    • Black, Grey, Pink


    • Convertible duffel/backpack
    • Durable Material


    • The shoulder strap may break
    4.5 of 5 Stars

    This bag is made of waterproof nylon. It has a compartments for wet clothes, shoes, and an exit for earphones. 

    All your MMA gear can fit in this bag and it's the most stylish bag of all. 

    • One Size and weighs around 4 lbs
    • W 14" x L 24" x H 12"
    • 3 Colors Available


    • Water proof durable Nylon Satin
    • Functional Compartments


    • Like all bags, the shoulder strap may break
    4.5 of 5 Stars

    The bag is made with PVC coated 600-denier polyester. It's durable and wear and tear resistant. The bottom is reinforced with a board and protected by plastic strips. 

    This bag can be converted from a duffle bag to a backpack. It has storage for wet and dry equipment. It has one large main pocket and two side pockets with zippers.

    • Dimensions (fully extended): 26" W x 12" H x 12" D 
    • Dimensions (compressed): 22" W x 12" H x 12" D


    • Ventilated Compartments
    • Convertible Duffle/Backpack


    • Only 1 Color
    4.5 of 5 Stars

    FocusGear Ultimate Gym Bag 2.0

    FocusGear pay attention to customer feedback and with 2.0 version they reinforced the stitching and added a bottom panel that is water resistant. The bag was designed by looking at reviews from other bags and designing the best of all.

    The bag has 10 compartments including two pockets that can fit a 32 oz water bottle and a protein shaker bottle. Also, it has two hidden compartments that are water resistant that can store shoes or be used for wet clothes. 

    • 5 Colors Available
    • 2 Sizes (Small 15" and Medium 20")
    4.5 of 5 Stars

    Made with fully ventilated mesh that's tear resistant. Two pockets for water bottles. It has a water resistant pocket so you can keep your dry and wet equipment apart. 

    This bag is built and tested for durability with reinforced stitching, and water-resistant bottoms. 

    For storage, this bag has 10 compartments that include two water bootle/protein shake pockets, two water-resistant pockets, one long pocket for clothes/shoes, and one large, main pocket for gear. 

    Comes in five color options (black, silver, teal, blue, orange, and red) and two sizes (small 15” & medium 20”). 

    This MMA duffle bag is ideal for beginners or anyone on a budget looking for a multi-purpose training bag. 


    • Tear Resistant
    • Water Resistant 
    • Fully Ventilated


    • Like all gym bags the strap can break

    When you're serious about your MMA training, you need somewhere to store all of your gear. We've reviewed the top 10 best bags for mixed martial arts, BJJ, boxing, Muay Thai or kickboxing and revealed the differentiating factors between all.

    The most important things to look for are storage space, water resistance, and special compartments. Whatever your preference is, you surely need a bag to carry to and from your training. 

    About the author 

    MMA Throne

    We are a team of brothers that fell in love with MMA around the time Strikeforce and the UFC merged. We spent a lot of time playing UFC Undisputed in between fight cards but we have done our research on the best MMA gear and we hope you find our information useful.