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Steps to UFC GYM
Franchise Ownership

The Process Starts Here

Your UFC GYM ownership journey has already begun. As you continue through the next steps, we’ll be available to help, talk,
answer questions, give advice, and offer anything else you might need. We’re in this together.


Head over to our contact page and send us your info. We’ll reach out with more materials about the UFC GYM franchise opportunity, and then we’ll chat a bit to learn about you and your goals.


If we both agree that we’re a good fit for each other, you’ll complete a franchise application and we’ll send over the UFC GYM Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) for you to review.


During your due diligence process, we’ll put you in touch with key members from the UFC GYM corporate team, as well as current UFC GYM franchise owners.


Once you’ve learned all you can about us and decide you’re ready to own a UFC GYM franchise, you’ll receive and sign a franchise agreement. Welcome to the team.


Work with our team and network of vendor partners to choose your site, build your gym, recruit and train your staff, start selling memberships, and open the doors of your UFC GYM Franchise.

Frequently Asked Franchise Questions

What are the requirements for becoming a fitness franchise owner?

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 owner, 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 50,000 to 150,000 people (based on your UFC GYM type) 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 owner?

It depends on how much time and effort a franchise owner is willing to expend. At the appropriate time in the process, we allow qualified candidates to communicate with our existing franchise owners, 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 20,000 square feet to 45,000+. Due to varying markets and conditions, your costs for UFC GYM may vary. Contact us for more details.

Does UFC GYM offer financing for franchise owners?

Though we do not offer direct financing for our franchise owners, we do have relationships with several third-party financial organizations that will assist you in obtaining financing.

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