How to Touch Gloves
Before beginning to fight by pressing L2 on PS4 or LT on Xbox One.
This can be done at the start of every round, or anytime the ref stands the fighters up. Careful though, sometimes the AI tricks you and gets a free body kick on you.
Why do fighters touch gloves at the beginning of a fight?
Basically, it’s a sign of respect and honor. For the next few rounds, these two will try to bash each other as hard as possible. It’s like something of a mark where the fight starts.