The History Behind UFC Gym

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Ultimate Fighting Championship was brought to life when entrepreneur Art Davie, director John Milius, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master Rorion Gracie sought to design a martial arts tournament that celebrated all styles from around the world. It was a legacy that ultimately led to the creation of UFC GYM, a fitness facility that provides the best opportunity in fitness for those with a fighting spirit. Continue reading to learn more about the history behind UFC GYM.


UFC GYM is a fitness franchise unlike any other. With over 284 million fans, people associate our brand with victory and excellence. They know that when they visit one of our locations, they’ll have access to all the amenities and equipment the world’s top athletes use to train different and achieve their fitness goals.

UFC GYM has spent the past decade proving our concept on the market. We’ve refined our systems and honed our business models to ensure our franchisees have the best opportunity in fitness to grow a thriving business. All they need is the same kind of fire and determination our gym franchise was built on.


Our one-of-a-kind fitness offerings present an incredible value to members year-round, but they can be all the more attractive as the New Year approaches and people want to find an exercise franchise that can keep them on track toward their goals. From our elite coaching and training to our world-class weightlifting and cardio machines, we have everything members need to tackle their fitness goals and feel their absolute best.

Part of what makes us an elite gym franchise for our franchisees are our multiple sources of revenue. We offer a range of membership packages and can even accommodate gym-goers as young as age 6, making us the perfect health-focused facility for families that want to stay fit. We also offer branded merchandise and pre- and post-workout treatments.


UFC GYM stands out in the fitness industry not only because of our championship history, but because we’re the only full-service gym franchise where it’s possible to access all the training of elite MMA athletes, regardless of athletic ability or age. As a franchisee with us, you can take advantage of a proven model that combines our intense fitness programming with unmatched business benefits, so you can achieve your goals.


At UFC GYM, we don’t just believe in helping members train different, we also give our franchisees the opportunity to rise above the competition through our brand power, multiple offerings to drive revenue, and more. If you have the determination and fighting spirit to own a gym franchise, we want to hear from you! Schedule a call with us today to learn more about what it takes to franchise with us, so you can get started on the process of owning a UFC GYM.

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