Grip strength is very important in all combat sports.
In grappling based combat sports the match itself starts with fight for better grip.
In striking based combat sports it is known to increase the punching power and was long hidden secret of many heavy hitters.
Grip training also adds stability and prevents many wrist injuries related with gripping and punching involved in any fighting style.
Here is a quick mini circuit workout to target this often neglected area:
Perform 3 circuits of
1. Wrist roller
2. Fist Push-ups
3. Dumbbell Front Grips
4. Dumbbell Rear Grips
5. Grip Crushers (use different grip every circuit)
6. Repeat the circle from starting from 1.