What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when wrestling is mentioned?
You’ve probably thought of famous wrestlers like Hulk Hogan or Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. You’ve also likely thought about the wrestling ring. And of course, let’s not forget the fun part, the highlight of the sport – the wrestling moves and the takedowns.
For us viewers, it’s all about the entertainment value of the sport. If you’re a wrestler, however, it’s not enough to think of the moves or your game strategy. It’s also about the wearing the best wrestling shoes. By making sure you’ve put on the right pair, you ensure comfort and optimum performance.
Best Wrestling Shoes – Comparison Table
When it comes to wrestling shoes, there are two particular brands that rule the market – Adidas and Asics. Adidas is famous for its Response series including the Adidas Response 1 wrestling shoes, Adidas Response 2 wrestling shoes and the Adidas Super Response wrestling shoes. Asics, on one hand, have created the like of Asics Dave Schultz classic wrestling shoes blue and the Aggressor series including the Asics Aggressor 1, Asics Aggressor 2 le and Asics Aggressor 3. Either way, you can never go wrong with these brands. But to keep it simpler for shoppers, below is a shortlist we’ve created of the best wrestling shoes 2017:
|Asics Men's Aggressor 2 Wrestling Shoe||9.0 oz.||Textile/Rubber sole||Duosole Outsole|
|Adidas Combat Speed 4 Wrestling Shoe||7.2 oz.||Mesh/Synthetic Leather||Hybrid Outsole|
|ASICS Men's Matflex 4 Wrestling Shoe||7.8 oz.||Mesh/Rubber||Gum Rubber Outsole|
|adidas Performance Men's Adizero Wrestling XIV Shoe||8.3 oz.||Synthetic/Textile||Hybrid Sole|
|Asics Men's Cael V6.0 Wrestling Shoe||7.3 oz.||Mesh/Rubber||NC Rubber Outsole|
|ASICS Men's JB Elite Wrestling Shoe||7.6 oz.||Synthetic/Rubber||Split Rubber Outsole|
Now that you have a clear idea of which wrestling shoes are worth your money, keep reading for a more detailed look at each one of the pairs we’ve listed above.