UFC Gym Debuts Virginia Beach Location With Grand Opening On September 17

UFC® lightweight contender Edson Barboza to Make Special Guest Appearance; Free Classes & Demonstrations Offered All Day

September 13, 2016 // Franchising.com // Virginia Beach, Virginia, – UFC GYM® today announced that it will celebrate the grand opening of its first location in Virginia Beach on Saturday, September 17. Located at 550 First Colonial Road in Virginia Beach, the gym will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

“The reception to our gym from the local community has truly been amazing," UFC GYM – Virginia Beach franchise owner Will Green said. "This gym raises the bar as the premiere fitness destination in Virginia Beach and we're excited to show off all the features and amenities to the local community on Saturday.”

The nearly 8,300 square-foot gym is highlighted by a 24-foot Octagon®, strength training and cardio machines, battle ropes, agility ladders, bag room, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu studio, large group fitness rooms and other functional training equipment for dynamic workouts. The gym’s explosive workout environment uses cutting-edge training techniques inspired by UFC athletes and provides members with everything needed for the entire family to sweat, move, live and Train Different®. 

UFC® lightweight contender Edson Barboza will be on hand to lead a free mixed martial arts seminar beginning at 12:00 p.m., with additional free classes and demonstrations offered throughout the day 

Opening Day Schedule Of Events:

9:00 a.m.   Family Daily Ultimate Training (DUT®)

9:00 a.m.   Youth Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Demo

10:00 a.m. Kickboxing

11:00 a.m. Daily Ultimate Training® (DUT®)

12:00 p.m. MMA Demonstration with UFC lightweight contender Edson Barboza

1:30 p.m.   Meet & Greet with UFC lightweight contender Edson Barboza

3:00 p.m.   Raffle Giveaway

Since debuting in 2009, UFC GYM has opened more than 135 locations throughout the United States, Australia, Canada, South America, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates. The fitness franchise has continued to grow at a rapid pace with more than 50 locations opening in the past two years and over 50 gyms expected to open in the next year.

In addition to the corporate owned signature clubs, UFC GYM also offers the unique opportunity to own and operate a UFC GYM franchise domestically and internationally. For franchise information, visit www.ufcgym.com/franchising.  

For more information about UFC GYM Virginia Beach, visit https://ufcgym.com/virginiabeach.

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About UFC GYM®

UFC GYM® is the first major brand extension of UFC®, the world leader in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA).  In alliance with New Evolution Ventures™ (NeV), developers of many of the world’s most successful fitness brands, the UFC GYM brand gives UFC enthusiasts and fitness seekers of all ages the opportunity to practice the training techniques of famed UFC athletes. Offering a full-range of group fitness classes, private MMA training, personal and group dynamic training, plus MMA style youth programming, UFC GYM creates something for all ages and fitness levels. As the first to combine the world of mixed martial arts and fitness, UFC GYM’s TRAIN DIFFERENT® approach has developed an atmosphere where members can see immediate results. UFC GYM is the ultimate fitness experience. The brand is not what you expect, and more than you can imagine, aiming to continue revolutionizing the fitness industry. For more information, please visit www.ufcgym.com. Like us at www.facebook.com/ufcgym or follow us at www.twitter.com/ufcgym or www.instagram.com/ufcgym or subscribe at www.youtube.com/UFCgym.



Tom Beyer


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