UFC Gym® Expands Arizona Footprint With Phoenix Grand Opening On Thursday, May 4

UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes to Make Special Guest Appearance; Free Classes / Demos from 4 – 9 p.m. PT

May 02, 2017 // Franchising.com // Phoenix, AZ – UFC Gym® today announced the grand opening of its new gym in Ahwatukee (Phoenix) on Thursday, May 4 from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. PT. The 12,000-square foot facility is located at 3830 East Ray Road and serves as the second UFC Gym in the area, following the opening of the Tucson franchise late last year.

"We believe we've built the premiere fitness facility in the area, and we're excited to show off all the features and amenities to the local community,” UFC Gym – Ahwatukee franchise owner Rob Kelley said. “Our coaches are professional caliber athletes with years of experience in an array of training disciplines, and their eager to share their knowledge and passion for fitness with our members."

The new facility features a 24-foot Octagon®, top-of-the-line strength training and cardio machines, battle ropes, agility ladders, bag room, group fitness studios, Brazilian jiu-jitsu studio and other functional training equipment for dynamic workouts.

UFC Gym will be offering free classes and demonstrations from 4 –8 p.m., with UFC Hall of Famer and former two-time UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes leading seminars at 4 and 5 p.m. Please find full schedule below:

Schedule Of Events:

  • 4 p.m. - Youth BJJ with Matt Hughes
  • 5 p.m. - Daily Ultimate Training® (DUT®) with Matt Hughes
  • 5:30 p.m. - BJJ (GI) Level 1
  • 6 p.m. - Meet and Greet – UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes
  • 6 p.m. - Boxing Conditioning
  • 7 p.m. - Fit Fight
  • 8 p.m. - Kickboxing Conditioning

Since debuting in 2009, UFC Gym has opened more than 135 locations throughout the United States, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Oman, Philippines, South America, Taiwan, 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.

For more information, please visit UFC Gym Ahwatukee. For more information about UFC Gym, please visit UFC Gym.com, or follow us on Facebook.com/UFCgym, Twitter or Instagram: @UFCGYM. You can also subscribe on YouTube at UFCGYM.

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 UFC Gym at www.facebook.com/ufcgym, follow at www.twitter.com/ufcgym and www.instagram.com/ufcgym or subscribe at www.youtube.com/UFCgym.

About UFC®

UFC® is a premium global sports brand and the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world. Acquired in 2016 by global sports, entertainment and fashion leader, WME | IMG, together with strategic partners Silver Lake Partners and KKR, UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas with a network of employees around the world. UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that consistently sell out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe, while programming is broadcast in over 152 countries and territories to more than 1.1 billion TV households worldwide in 35 different languages. UFC FIGHT PASS®, a digital subscription service, delivers exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content to fans around the world. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram: @UFC.

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