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GRAND OPENING OF UFC GYM® (North Richland Hills, TX)
Date: 6/9/2014
GRAND OPENING OF UFC GYM® (North Richland Hills, TX)

Free Classes, Fitness Assessments and Tours to Take Place June 13th

North Richland Hills, TX (June 9, 2014) – UFC GYM® is pleased to celebrate the grand opening of its newest location in Texas, right in the heart of the Dallas / Fort Worth area. The much-anticipated UFC GYM located at 9155 Blvd 26, #270, North Richland Hills, TX will host free events, classes, fitness assessments and tours starting June 13th. Members joining during the grand opening period will receive special membership offers and the enrollment fee will be waived.
UFC GYM® ANNOUNCES BAY AREA EXPANSION INTO SILICON VALLEY
Date: 5/13/2014
UFC GYM® ANNOUNCES BAY AREA EXPANSION INTO SILICON VALLEY
ENROLLMENT CENTER OPENING IN SUNNYVALE MAY 15TH

SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP PRICING AVAILABLE

Sunnyvale, Calif. – UFC GYM® is pleased to announce the opening of a 24-hour gym in Sunnyvale, CA offering the community a fresh new for way people to approach fitness and TRAIN DIFFERENT®. A preview center will begin enrolling members on Thurs. May 15th at 858 E. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA 94087, (corner of S. Wolfe and El Camino Real). Memberships will be offered at special pre-opening preferential rates. The permanent gym will serve the Silicon Valley community located at 733 S. Wolfe Rd, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 and is scheduled to open for workouts in early Fall, 2014. To find out more about UFC GYM Sunnyvale call (408) 913-9800 or visit ufcgymsunnyvale.com.

GRAND OPENING OF UFC GYM® MISSOURI CITY, TX
Date: 4/28/2014
Free Classes, Fitness Assessments and Tours to Take Place May 1st - June 7th

Missouri City, TX (May 1st, 2014) – UFC GYM® is pleased to celebrate the grand opening of its newest location in Texas right in the heart of the City. The much-anticipated UFC GYM located at 10360 Highway 6, Suite 600, Missouri City, TX 77459 will host free events, classes, fitness assessments and tours starting May 1st – June 7th. Members joining during the grand opening period will receive special membership offers and the enrollment fee will be waived.
UFC GYM® BJ PENN IN WAIKELE TO HOST GRAND OPENING EVENT ON SAT., APRIL 19th
Date: 4/17/2014
Oahu, HI – UFC GYM® BJ Penn invites the community to celebrate the official grand opening of its second gym in Hawaii (94-875 Lumiaina Street, Waipahu, HI 96797) on Sat., April 19, beginning at 8:30 a.m. UFC Hall of Famers BJ Penn, Matt Hughes and UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson will be hosting the festivities. Members and guests will have the opportunity to meet the athletes, tour the gym, enjoy live fitness demonstrations, free fitness assessments and participate in a ceremonial Hawaiian blessing and ribbon cutting. Members joining during the grand opening will receive special membership incentives. Activities are free and open to the community. The full schedule for the celebration is available below.
GRAND OPENING OF UFC GYM® ST. LOUIS-West County
Date: 4/16/2014
St. Louis, MO April, 2014 – UFC GYM® is pleased to celebrate the grand opening of its newest location in Missouri, right in the heart of the West St. Louis County. The much-anticipated UFC GYM located at 90 Clarkson Wilson Center, in Chesterfield, will host free events, classes, fitness assessments and tours starting April 19-26. Members joining during the grand opening period will receive special membership offers and discounts.
GRAND OPENING OF UFC GYM® SANDY, UTAH
Date: 3/17/2014
Classes, Fitness Assessments and Tours to Begin Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Sandy, Utah

March 17, 2014 – UFC GYM® is pleased to celebrate the grand opening of its newest location in the heart of Sandy. The much-anticipated UFC GYM located at 7653 South 700 East, Sandy UT (Harmon’s 7th Street Plaza Center) is now open to tour and enroll! Members joining right away during the grand opening period will save hundreds of dollars and pay $0 enrollment fee. Come see how our TRAIN DIFFERENT® approach will improve your life.
GRAND OPENING OF UFC GYM® Lansdale
Date: 3/11/2014
Lansdale, PA (March 12, 2014) – UFC GYM® is pleased to celebrate the grand opening of its newest location in the heart of Lansdale Pennsylvania. The much-anticipated UFC GYM located at 423 South Broad Street will host free events, classes, fitness assessments and tours from April 4-6. Members joining during the grand opening period will receive special membership offers and the enrollment fee will be waived.
UFC GYM® NAMES HANNIBAL MYERS AS PRESIDENT
Date: 2/24/2014
Santa Ana, CA – UFC GYM® has appointed Hannibal Myers as the President of its franchise division, effective immediately. Last January, UFC GYM announced the acquisition of LA Boxing, converting over 80 locations in the last 12 months and growing to 100 locations worldwide currently. Myers will play an integral role in developing the overall franchise strategy for UFC GYM to capitalize on opportunities in the health and fitness marketplace.
UFC GYM TO CELEBRATE 100th OPENING WITH NEW LOCATION IN HAWAII
Date: 2/6/2014
UFC GYM BJ PENN Opens for TRAIN DIFFERENT® Workouts
And Hosts Special New Member Day Feb. 8

Oahu, HI – UFC GYM®, known for its TRAIN DIFFERENT® approach that combines the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) and fitness, will celebrate the opening of its newest gym in Waikele, HI on Saturday, Feb. 8th. UFC GYM BJ Penn is a partnership with former two-division champion and Season 19 coach of The Ultimate Fighter®, BJ Penn. In addition to being the 100th UFC GYM to open, the new site is the second BJ Penn signature gym in the fighter’s home state of HI, joining the first location in Oahu.
Sedlack Appointed President of UFC Gym Corporate Division
Date: 1/22/2014
UFC Gyms has promoted senior vice president Adam Sedlack to its new president of UFC Gyms’ corporate division.

Sedlack has more than 20 years of experience in the fitness industry, starting out at Family Fitness in 1994 and then for 24 Hour Fitness which acquired Family Fitness in 1995.
UFC GYM SOUTH CORONA NOW OPEN FOR WORKOUTS
Date: 1/6/2014
Offers TRAIN DIFFERENT® Approach with Special Early Membership Pricing

Corona, CA – UFC GYM® South Corona, located at 265 E. Ontario Ave., Corona, Calif., at the corner of Main St. and Ontario Ave., opens for workouts today. The 10,000 square foot club open 24/7 provides the South Corona community with the opportunity to TRAIN DIFFERENT® offering the brands dynamic mixed martial arts, exercise and workout environment. To find out more about UFC GYM South Corona call (951) 547-0166, visit ufcgym.com/southcorona or stop the Gym for complimentary tours and demonstrations.
UFC GYM® SOUTH CORONA ENROLLMENT CENTER NOW OPEN SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP PRICING AVAILABLE
Date: 11/4/2013
Corona, Calif. – UFC GYM® is pleased to announce the opening of a second 24-hour gym in Corona, Calif. continuing to impact the way people approach fitness and TRAIN DIFFERENT®. UFC GYM South Corona will be located at 265 E. Ontario Ave., at the corner of Main St. and Ontario Ave., and is scheduled to open in January 2014. An enrollment center is now open at the gym, where memberships are available at special pre-opening discounts. To find out more about UFC GYM South Corona call (951) 547-0166 or visit ufcgym.com/southcorona.
UFC® ANNOUNCES ‘20 DAYS TO UFC 167’ TOUR
Date: 10/21/2013
Las Vegas – In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced today that its top stars will be visiting different cities across North America for 20 days leading up to UFC® 167: ST-PIERRE vs. HENDRICKS on Saturday, Nov. 16 in Las Vegas.

The tour will begin in Denver, Colo., the site of UFC 1, on Oct. 28, and make stops in nearly two dozen cities. Current and past UFC competitors such as Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks, Chuck Liddell, Matt Hughes and Forrest Griffin are just some of the many stars set to participate. The tour will feature a mixture of fan, media and sponsor events, as well as a social media scavenger hunt spanning the globe.
LA Boxing Acadian to become UFC Gym
Date: 10/14/2013
LA Boxing will formally kick off its rebranding as UFC Gym at a celebratory event next Saturday, Oct. 26—the culmination of a transition that began about eight months ago.

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Merrillville's L.A. Boxing has grand re-opening as UFC Gym Oct. 12th
Date: 10/10/2013
MERRILLVILE | At the start of the year, the Ultimate Fighting Championship's UFC Gym brand extension had five locations. But the Las Vegas-based company sent that number skyrocketing when it acquired the L.A. Boxing franchise.

That included a location in Merrillville that on Saturday will have its grand re-opening as a UFC Gym. Earlier this year, the franchise location, at 5206 E. 81st Ave., started the process with a new exterior sign, as well as new interior branding.

For more information, contact the gym at (219) 947-2269.
UFC GYM® IN LONG ISLAND, N.Y. TO HOST GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12th
Date: 10/8/2013
New Hyde Park, N.Y. – UFC GYM® invites the Long Island, N.Y. community to celebrate the grand opening of its first 24-hour full-service gym on the East Coast (2020 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park) on Saturday, October 12, beginning at 10 a.m. ET. UFC superstars Frankie Edgar, Forrest Griffin, Chuck Liddell and BJ Penn will be in attendance for the grand opening celebration, presented by Rockin’ Wellness. UFC executives and Long Island City Officials will take part in the ceremonial ribbon-cutting. Members joining during the grand opening will receive special membership offers.
UFC GYM® TO OPEN SECOND SIGNATURE OAHU LOCATION WITH BJ PENN
Date: 9/23/2013
Enrollment Center Opens for Membership September 24th

Santa Ana, CA – UFC GYM® announced today that it will partner with former two-division UFC champion and coach of the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter® BJ Penn to open a second signature fitness facility in the fighter’s home state of Hawaii. The fitness destination, which will begin enrolling members on September 24, 2013, is set to open for workouts early in 2014. The gym will serve the Central and Leeward Oahu community and will be located in the Waikele Center at 94-875 Lumiana Street, Suite 15, Waipahu, HI.
UFC GYM® IN LONG ISLAND OPENS DOORS FOR WORKOUTS JUNE 16th
Date: 6/12/2013
Lafayette, CA – UFC GYM® is pleased to announce the opening of its signature gym in Long Island, N.Y. The much-anticipated 24-hour full-service gym is located at 2020 Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park. UFC GYM invites new members and guests to stop by for complimentary club tours, free classes, one-on-one fitness assessments, retail and Arm Bar Café specials, food, prizes and more on Saturday, June 15th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. Members joining during the Community Day will receive special membership offers.
GRAND OPENING OF FIRST UFC GYM® IN MANHATTAN
Date: 4/17/2013
Free Classes, Fitness Assessments and Tours to Take Place April 24 - 27

New York, NY – UFC GYM® is pleased to celebrate the grand opening of its first location in Manhattan in the heart of the Financial District. The much-anticipated UFC GYM located at 80 John Street will host free events, classes, fitness assessments and tours from April 24-27. Members joining during the grand opening period will receive special membership offers and the enrollment fee will be waived.
The First International UFC GYM® Opens in Sydney
Date: 3/6/2013
UFC GYM®, a partnership between the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) and New Evolution Ventures® (NeV), continues its expansion, opening its first international club in Australia on Friday, March 8. The 32,000 square foot club, located in the city-suburb of Alexandria, south of Sydney, will feature the brand’s signature Octagon™, classes, programs, and cardio and strength equipment.
UFC GYM® Kicks off 2013 With Acquisition of LA Boxing® Franchising Platform
Date: 1/14/2013
LAFAYETTE, CA, January 14, 2013 – UFC GYM®, the ultimate fitness destination and first major brand extension of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, continues its worldwide expansion with the acquisition of LA Boxing®. UFC GYM looks to bring its ‘Train Different’ philosophy, which combines the best of traditional fitness with the innovation of mixed martial arts, to LA Boxing’s already established, elite facilities.
UFC GYM® HEADS DOWN UNDER TO OPEN FIRST INTERNATIONAL CLUB IN AUSTRALIA
Date: 12/3/2012
UFC GYM® Sydney’s Enrollment Center Now Open for Memberships

LAFAYETTE, CA (December 3, 2012) – UFC GYM®, the brand best known for a ‘Train Different’ approach to fitness and unparalleled workout experience, announce they are headed down under, to kick off international expansion in Australia. Located in the city-suburb of Alexandria, just south of Sydney’s central business district, UFC GYM Sydney looks to shake up the fitness industry in one of Australia’s most bustling neighborhoods.
UFC GYM® LONG ISLAND ENROLLMENT CENTER TO OPEN DECEMBER 1ST
Date: 11/29/2012
Lafayette, CA (November 29, 2012) – UFC GYM® announces it will begin selling memberships at its first East Coast location in New Hyde Park, NY Saturday, December 1st. Set to open for workouts in spring 2013, the facility will be the brand’s first gym in New York and looks to bring UFC GYM’s unique “Train Different” approach to Long Island, offering residents the opportunity to train like world-class UFC fighters
UFC GYM® MAKES EAST COAST DEBUT IN LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK
Date: 10/22/2012
UFC GYM® Long Island 24-Hour Facility Set to Open for Workouts Spring 2013

Lafayette, CA (October 22, 2012) – UFC GYM®, the fitness destination that goes beyond the traditional workout, announces plans to bring the brand’s first east coast facility to Long Island, NY (2020 Jericho Turnpike New Hyde Park, NY 11040). The 24-hour full-service facility is set to open for workouts in spring 2013 and will offer an array of programming for the entire family and every fitness level.
UFC GYM BJ PENN CELEBRATES HAWAIIAN DEBUT WITH OFFICIAL GRAND OPENING EXPO
Date: 8/14/2012
BJ Penn to Host Grand Opening Festivities with UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell and Special Guests Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie Set to Make Appearance at Expo Lafayette, CA August 14, 2012 – UFC GYM®, the ultimate fitness destination that goes beyond the traditional workout, will celebrate the official grand opening of its much anticipated first signature club, UFC GYM BJ PENN. The gym whose ‘Train Different’ philosophy has already made waves on the mainland with multiple locations in CA, will host a Grand Opening event of epic proportions on Saturday, August 18th. BJ Penn, a Hawaii-native and two-division UFC® champion, will be on-site to kick things off as the brand looks to shake up the Hawaii fitness scene by combining the best of traditional fitness with the innovation of MMA.
DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE CROWNED UFC GYM® CHALLENGE CHAMPION?
Date: 6/6/2012
UFC GYM® will Host its First Ever UFC GYM Challenge at the UFC Fan Expo® in Las Vegas, July 6 & 7

LAS VEGAS – June 6, 2012 – UFC GYM®, the ultimate fitness destination in partnership with the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, will host its first-ever UFC GYM Challenge in conjunction with the UFC Fan Expo® in Las Vegas, July 6-7. UFC fans and fitness fanatics will have the opportunity to battle against fellow contenders in two days of sweat-dripping and heart-pumping physical challenges. UFC GYM’s expert training staff will judge the competition, and in the end, crown the first-ever UFC GYM Challenge champion. The top three male and female finishers will be awarded a cash prize and UFC merchandise.
UFC GYM® SAYS ALOHA HAWAII WITH PARTNER BJ PENN
Date: 5/21/2012
LAFAYETTE, CA, May 21, 2012 – UFC GYM® announces that the much anticipated UFC GYM BJ Penn Hawaii will officially open its doors for workouts on Monday, May 21st. The massive 37,000 square foot facility located in the Kaka’ako community is the first-ever signature club. In partnership with BJ Penn, Hawaii-native and two-division UFC® champion, residents of all ages are invited to ‘Train Different’ and embrace the workouts and lifestyle that have proven successful for Penn and the world’s most elite UFC athletes. The new location is the fifth UFC Gym and joins the collection of clubs on the mainland in Concord, Rosemead, Corona and Torrance, CA.
UFC GYM® TORRANCE OPEN FOR WORKOUTS DEC 22
Date: 12/21/2011
Lafayette, Calif. - Dec. 21, 2011 – With the New Year rapidly approaching, residents in Torrance, Calif. now have the opportunity to Train Different in 2012. UFC GYM®, the ultimate fitness destination that goes beyond the traditional workout, announced today that its newest 24-hour location in Torrance will open for workouts on Thursday, Dec. 22 at 8 p.m.
CHRISTMAS CHEER ALL YEAR
Date: 12/15/2011
UFC GYM AND CHUCK LIDDELL PARTNER WITH FOX 11’S “CHRISTMAS CHEER ALL YEAR” CAMPAIGN
The holiday season is all about giving, especially to those in need. That’s why UFC Gym has partnered with Fox 11’s “Christmas Cheer All Year” campaign to bring holiday cheer to underprivileged children at local shelters and orphanages.
UFC GYM® BJ PENN HAWAII ENROLLMENT CENTER TO OPEN OCTOBER 18
Date: 10/18/2011
LAFAYETTE, CA, October 18, 2011 – UFC GYM® announces it will begin selling memberships to its newest, and first, location in Honolulu, Hawaii with an enrollment center set to open Tuesday, October 18. Partnering with Hawaii native and two-division UFC champion BJ Penn, this is the first signature gym for the brand. The location, which will open for workouts in early 2012, looks to bring the unique “Train Different” approach of the UFC GYM brand to the Island, offering residents the opportunity to train like Penn and world-class UFC fighters.