December 05, 2016 // Franchising.com // Santa Ana, CA – UFC Gym® today announced the grand opening of its new location on Thursday, December 8, in Rocklin, California. Located at 6684 Lonetree Boulevard, this 10,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility will offer complimentary classes and demonstrations from 4 – 9 p.m. PT to commemorate the launch of the state capital’s newest fitness franchise.
UFC® bantamweight contender and former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber has partnered with fitness veteran Mark Polli and Mark Mastrov, New Evolution Ventures co-founder and part of the ownership group of the Sacramento Kings, on this location.
Faber, an 11-year veteran of both WEC and UFC competition, announced earlier this fall that his upcoming bout against Brad Pickett at UFC FIGHT NIGHT: VANZANT vs. WATERSON, will be the final installment of his Hall of Fame-worthy career.
Before he enters UFC’s world-famous Octagon® one last time, ‘The California Kid’ is excited to open his latest entrepreneurial venture for all fight fans and fitness enthusiasts in his hometown.
“As a native of Sacramento, it means so much to me to be able to bring a UFC Gym to Rocklin and this amazing market,” Faber said. The UFC Gym brand represents the best in fitness and it’s a unique place where our members transform their lives by infusing some of the most innovative training techniques utilized by the best athletes in the world.”
This facility features a 24-foot Octagon®, top-of-the-line strength training and cardio machines, battle ropes, agility ladders, bag room, Brazilian jiu-jitsu studio 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®.
In addition to Faber, UFC® strawweight contender Paige VanZant will also be on hand to meet fans and lead demonstrations, beginning at 4 p.m.
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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 UFCGymFRANCHISING.
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