Former MLB Star And Entrepreneur Alex Rodriguez To Open Second UFC Gym® In Midtown Miami
Founding Member Rates Now Available
October 10, 2019 // Franchising.com // Miami, Florida - UFC GYM® today announced the Spring 2020 opening of a 24,000 square-foot, multimillion-dollar fitness facility with state-of-the-art equipment and amenities, a fitness training Recovery center, and a wide range of dynamic group classes in Midtown Miami. This UFC GYM franchise is owned by former Major League Baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez and will be located at 3635 NE 1st Ave., Miami, FL 22314.
Rodriguez, a three-time MLB American League MVP, fourteen-time All-Star, 2009 World Series Champion and Chief Executive Officer of A-Rod Corp., secured developmental rights for UFC GYMs throughout Miami - Dade County in 2017. The new Midtown location will be his second club, following his highly successful 31,000 square foot facility in Kendall.
"I am excited to bring UFC GYM to Midtown Miami and provide the community with an unparalleled fitness experience and training program that I believe in,” said Rodriguez. “The Train Different programming fosters an energetic, inclusive community that is passionate about the same healthy lifestyle my family and I lead. I appreciated it firsthand in my Kendall club and I look forward to continuing this in Midtown.”
“We are proud to have a world-class athlete and successful entrepreneur like Alex as a part of our fitness community,” said Adam Sedlack, President of UFC GYM. “Midtown Miami is a dream market and we intend to provide the best version of our Train Different experience in our most state-of-the-art facility yet.”
Starting immediately, prospective members are able to reserve founder rates at www.ufcgymmidtownmiami.com. The first phase of founding members will receive reduced fees, special offers on gym amenities, an invitation to the grand opening party, and an exclusive founding member kit. A temporary enrollment center is located at 3130 N Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33137 and open Monday - Sunday. Contact the enrollment center at (786) 310-4766 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Making the benefits of world-class MMA athlete training programs available to all, regardless of age or athletic ability, UFC GYM Midtown Miami will offer a bag room, HIIT studio, functional training area with indoor turf, top quality cardio and strength training equipment, and personal training. To further support a healthy lifestyle, there will be an Arm Bar Cafe and a UFC GYM Recovery area, providing pre and post-workout treatments. Recovery services at UFC GYM Midtown Miami include cryotherapy, compression, percussion massage, and more.
The largest fitness facility of its kind in Midtown Miami, the gym will also feature unlimited access to popular UFC GYM Ultimate classes such as Boxing Conditioning, Kickboxing Conditioning, DUT (a high-intensity interval training class), TRX®, and more.
UFC GYM programming has been developed through exclusive access to the training regimens of internationally acclaimed UFC® athletes. UFC GYM has opened more than 150 locations, from the United States to the UK, India, Australia, Vietnam, Singapore, Mexico, South America, the United Arab Emirates, and more. The rapidly expanding fitness franchise has over 600 additional locations in development. In addition to its corporate-owned clubs, UFC GYM offers the opportunity to own and operate a UFC GYM franchise domestically and internationally.
About A-ROD Corp.
Founded in 2003 by legendary baseball player Alex Rodriguez, A-Rod Corp identifies, originates and manages investments across a broad array of industries, including real estate, sports and wellness, media, and entertainment. With a flexible and opportunistic investment mandate, the firm focuses on long-term opportunities, where it can add value to create superior risk-adjusted returns. Led by Alex Rodriguez and a team of seasoned investment professionals, the firm manages both internal and external capital. For more information, visit www.arodcorp.com.
About UFC GYM®
UFC GYM® is the first major brand extension of UFC®, the world’s premier MMA organization, created in alliance with New Evolution Ventures™ (NeV), developers of many of the world’s most successful fitness brands. As the first to unite the benefits of MMA with fitness, the brand is not what you expect, and more than you can imagine. UFC GYM’s TRAIN DIFFERENT® approach provides members with the ultimate fitness experience and programming that secures results for all ages and training levels. With 150 locations opened and 500 additional locations currently in development globally, UFC GYM has revolutionized the fitness industry and positively impacted countless lives worldwide. In addition to its corporate-owned clubs, UFC GYM offers the opportunity to own and operate a UFC GYM franchise domestically and internationally. For more information, please visit ufcgym.com. Follow UFC GYM on Instagram and Twitter @UFCGYM, Facebook.com/UFCGYM, and youtube.com/UFCgym.
UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 300 million fans and 70 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world, while broadcasting to nearly one billion TV households across more than 170 countries. UFC’s athlete roster features the world’s best MMA athletes representing more than 60 countries. The organization’s digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world’s leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC was acquired in 2016 by global entertainment, sports and content company Endeavor, along with strategic investors Silver Lake Partners and KKR. UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram: @UFC.
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