UFC GYM celebrated the grand opening of its first location in Virginia Beach on Saturday, September 17. UFC lightweight contender Edson Barboza was on hand to lead a free mixed martial arts class with additional free classes and demonstrations offered throughout the day.
The nearly 8,300 square-foot gym is highlighted by a 24-foot Octagon®, strength training and cardio machines, battle ropes, agility ladders, bag room, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu studio, large group fitness rooms and other functional training equipment for dynamic workouts. The gym’s explosive workout environment uses cutting-edge training techniques inspired by UFC athletes and provides members with everything needed for the entire family to sweat, move, live and Train Different.
Since debuting in 2009, UFC GYM has opened more than 135 locations throughout the United States, Australia, Canada, South America, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates. 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.