The KDukesBoxing “Put Up Your Dukes” brand was established in 2016 for two simple reasons. One, out of sheer love for Boxing. Mr. Dukes has worked in the Boxing world for over 20 years. His passion for the sport is unparalleled. And two, for greater hand protection. When a professional boxer and close friend suffered hand injuries that nearly cut his career short, Mr. Dukes found a need to design a glove that would prolong a fighter’s career and better protect their greatest asset...THEIR DUKES!