Our History

2009

History 2009 founded

UFC GYM Founded

UFC GYM is created as a partnership between The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and New Evolution Ventures (NeV), pioneers and operators of well-known fitness brands. UFC’s brand recognition and MMA training methods, combined with NeV’s global experience with health clubs created a revolutionary fitness platform.

History 2009 first club

First Club Opens

UFC GYM Concord opens—helping men, women and kids of all ages and training levels realize their fitness and wellness goals. It features over 30,000 square feet of fitness, including an Octagon, state-of-the art fitness equipment, Arm Bar Café, and hundreds of innovative fitness classes.

2010 - 2012

History 2010 new locations

UFC GYM SIGNATURE CLUBS

UFC GYM opens multiple large format Signature clubs in California, New York, Hawaii and Australia.

2012

2013

History 2013 la boxing

UFC GYM ENTERS THE FRANCHISE BUSINESS

UFC GYM acquires LA Boxing in December 2013 and rebrands all locations and introduces the TRAIN DIFFERENT approach to the small, boxing only facilities.

2014

History 2014 gym model

OPTIMAL MODEL DETERMINED

Merging the best of the large health clubs with learnings from the acquired LA Boxing programming-only clubs, UFC GYM rolls out its current model of 9-16k square feet clubs—providing the perfect mix of specialist boutique fitness studios and the diverse offering of larger clubs.

2016

History 2016 expansion

INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION

Rapid international expansion continues with new gym openings in Canada, Chile and United Arab Emirates.

TODAY

History 2016 today

GOING STRONG

Over 140 locations, including 14 signature locations, in five countries are open and thriving, while another 300+ locations are under commitment.

UFC GYM LOCATIONS

Franchise territories are available in all 50 states, as well as internationally.

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28+ States & 5 Countries

Our Mission:
We empower the fighting spirit in you

Our Guiding Principles:

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Integrity

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Passion

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Respect

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Accountability

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Excellence

BASE FRANCHISE REQUIREMENTS

The UFC GYM brand requires passionate, committed, enthusiastic franchise partners.

  • $350K

    Minimum combined liquid assets of all partners

  • $1M

    Minimum Combine Net Worth of all Partners

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    A passion for changing lives through fitness

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