It is one thing to take a fast pitch to the groin, or even a hockey puck. But try stopping a bullet from hitting your "coin purse." It turns out a surprising amount of injured soldiers are wounded by bullets in the crotch.

According to KSDK in Missouri, a man aims to lower the number of wounded combat veterans:

HIGH RIDGE, Mo. (KSDK) - Jeremiah Raber, of High Ridge, never imagined he would invent a product that could protect military men overseas, the original idea was just to help mixed martial arts fighters.

Seven years ago, Raber came up with the notion to build a stronger men's protective cup for mixed martial artists and ultimate fighters. After spending years experimenting, and about $100,000 of his own money, Raber's concocted something so durable the Pentagon has taken notice.