WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR BECOMING A FITNESS FRANCHISE PARTNER?
To ensure proper capitalization of the business, candidates must meet minimum financial strength guidelines established to open a UFC GYM® franchise. A background check is required. We will ask candidates to demonstrate that they did their due diligence and decide that they can succeed in our franchise system. UFC GYM is not looking for people who are successful at starting companies, but rather those who know how to follow an operations manual, have some entrepreneurial spirit within them and the desire to contribute to their community.
WHAT MAKES UFC GYM DIFFERENT THAN OTHER GYMS OR CLUBS IN THE HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND FITNESS INDUSTRY?
It all starts with our Train Different® approach to fitness, which caters to a diverse demographic. The UFC GYM franchise company has developed a programming within our clubs, which includes functional training, conditioning and technique classes. Based on our relationship with the UFC, we have access to the training, nutrition, and regimens of UFC fighters. Through close analysis of them, we have created MMA-style fitness programs accessible to everyday individuals and fitness enthusiasts. Even if there are competitors in our space that focus on a single mixed martial art or a combination of it, they don’t have the broad access to these athletes.
WHAT TERRITORIES ARE AVAILABLE?
UFC GYM plans to aggressively expand in the U.S. and abroad over the next several years. Plenty of opportunities exist; many territories are available and, after signing as a franchise partner, our real estate team works closely with you to identify the best trade areas for development of your gym through demographic and market analysis. We will place franchises where there are 100,000 people within a five-mile radius and with a median household income of $50,000-$75,000.
WHAT IS THE TIMELINE FOR OPENING A FITNESS FRANCHISE LOCATION?
The average time it takes from the franchise agreement to the build out of a new franchise is 6-8 months.
HOW MUCH MONEY CAN I MAKE AS A UFC GYM FRANCHISE PARTNER?
It depends on how much time and effort a franchise partner is willing to expend. At the appropriate time in the process, we allow qualified candidates to communicate with our existing franchise partners, who can relate their specific experiences. Further information on financial performance can be found in UFC Gym’s Franchise Disclosure Document.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BUILD A UFC GYM FRANCHISE LOCATION?
Our prototypical UFC Gym franchise location ranges in size from 8,000 square feet to 12,000 square feet. Due to varying markets and conditions, your costs may range from $390,257 to $891,007.
DOES UFC GYM OFFER FINANCING FOR FRANCHISE PARTNERS?
Though we do not offer direct financing for our franchise partners, we do have relationships with several third party financial organizations that will assist you in obtaining financing.