UFC GYM signed an unprecedented 10-year partnership agreement to open more than 100 gym locations throughout the Republic of India through 2028. Artaxerxes Fitness & Lifestyle P.U.T. LTD, led by franchisees Istayak Ansari and Farzad Palia, will open the first location later this year in Andheri West, a suburb of Mumbai, with an average of 10 clubs debuting across the country annually beginning in early 2018.This deal will substantially expand the global brand presence of UFC GYM to the world’s second-largest population.
The Mumbai-based franchisees bring many years of combined experience leading startups, retail management, growing Gold’s Gym franchises throughout Asia and in the real estate business. Since debuting in 2009, UFC GYM has opened more than 150 locations throughout the United States and abroad now in 10 countries and growing. The fitness franchise has continued to grow at a rapid pace with more than 50 locations opening in the past two years and over 50 gyms expected to open in the next year.
In addition to the corporate owned signature clubs, UFC GYM also offers the unique opportunity to own and operate a UFC GYM franchise domestically and internationally. For franchise information, visit UFCGYMFRANCHISE.COM.