Sport, parks and leisure - UFC Gym to open first two UK sites in April...
20 Apr 2019 Sport, parks, & leisure: daily news and jobs
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

16 Jan 2019

UFC Gym to open first two UK sites in April
BY Tom Walker

UFC Gym is set to open 100 clubs across the UK and Ireland over the next 10 years

UFC Gym is set to open 100 clubs across the UK and Ireland over the next 10 years

Franchised fitness operator UFC Gym has revealed that it will open its first UK locations in Nottingham and Woking.

The US-based company is set to open both sites in April, kick-starting an ambitious roll-out programme which will see 100 clubs open across the UK and Ireland over the next 10 years.

The Nottingham site will be a full-sized UFC Gym featuring its three formats – Signature, Core and Class – offering members the choice of functional fitness classes, group and private MMA training, dynamic performance-based training, group classes and MMA youth programming.

In Woking, the company is introducing its new boutique concept Class UFC Gym, which focuses on a result-based and class-centric format. It will offer HIIT and boxing classes, with a gym floor and high-spec recovery area, including cryotherapy units and physiotherapy facilities.

“Nottingham has always been a hotbed of combat sports, and with the cultural shift towards fitness, health and lifestyle, it makes the arrival of UFC Gym so important,” said former UFC fighter and UFC Gym UK ambassador Dan Hardy.

“I know how welcome a world-class facility like UFC Gym will be in the city."

Since its launch in 2009, UFC Gym has opened more than 150 locations in more than 25 countries and territories – including the US, Australia, Canada, India and Mexico.

The UK and Ireland openings are being delivered by master franchisee TD Lifestyle – a venture set up to manage the portfolio. The ownership group includes former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping – who made history in 2016 as UFC’s first British champion – and former British karate heavyweight champion Joe Long.

UFC's partnership with TD Lifestyle is the largest development partnership in UFC Gym's history.

The UFC Gym brand is the first major brand extension of UFC, the world’s premier MMA organization, and was developed in partnership with New Evolution Ventures.



Connect with
Sport Parks Leisure
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Mytime Active signs signs 40-year leisure deal with Bromley Council
Mytime Active signs signs 40-year leisure deal with Bromley Council   18 Apr 2019

Social enterprise Mytime Active has signed a 40-year deal to run 12 leisure facilities in London on behalf of Bromley Council. The deal will include .... more>>
FA announces £376m turnover for 2017-18 – invests record £128m back into sport
FA announces £376m turnover for 2017-18 – invests record £128m back into sport   17 Apr 2019

The Football Association (FA) invested a record £128m into English football during 2017-18. Reporting its results for the financial year ending 31 .... more>>
ECB to explore gaming and esports opportunities
ECB to explore gaming and esports opportunities   15 Apr 2019

The English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has embarked on a project to evaluate the potential of video gaming and esports as a platform to engage more .... more>>
Ottawa and New York make their cases to join English Rugby League
Ottawa and New York make their cases to join English Rugby League   12 Apr 2019

Representatives of proposed rugby teams based in the Canadian city of Ottawa and New York, US have presented their plans to join the English Rugby .... more>>
Sport England: record number of adults now physically active
Sport England: record number of adults now physically active   11 Apr 2019

A record 62.6 per cent of the adult population are now classed as physically active, according to the latest figures from Sport England's Active .... more>>
Company profile


Core Health & Fitness

Core Health & Fitness markets its products under the Star Trac®, StairMaster®, Schwinn® and Nautilus® brands.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Elevate and Metro Blind Sport to promote inclusivity through inaugural Charity of the Year partnership

Elevate and Metro Blind Sport to promote inclusivity through inaugural Charity of the Year partnership

Organisers of Elevate, Elite Sport and COPA are delighted to announce Metro Blind Sport as its Charity of the Year partner for the 2019 trade show, held at ExCeL London on 8-9 May. More>>




in this issue

• Deloitte: European fitness growing strongly
• Number of low-cost gyms could double
• Dungeon attraction opens at Alton Towers



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Personal Trainer
Location: Greater Manchester, England
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer - Self Employed
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: Cumbria, England
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: West Sussex, England
Company: The Gym Group
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




24-25 Apr 2019

FUTR (Formerly Millennial 20/20)

Business Design Centre, London, United Kingdom



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Profile: Aaron Simpson
Quintessentially is an exclusive concierge service for some of the world’s richest people. Co-founder Aaron Simpson reveals what wealthy people want More>>
  Promotional feature: Alliance Leisure
The future of leisure in times of austerity More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Disruption: Rule breakers
Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations More>>
  Last word: Nature’s bounty
FairWild is setting standards in the harvesting of wild ingredients More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd