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UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes to offer free seminars at new UFC Gym in Phoenix

UFC Gym® today announced the grand opening of its new gym in Ahwatukee (Phoenix) on Thursday, May 4 from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. PT. The 12,000-square foot facility is located at 3830 East Ray Road and serves as the second UFC Gym in the area, following the opening of the Tucson franchise late last year.

“We believe we’ve built the premiere fitness facility in the area, and we’re excited to show off all the features and amenities to the local community,” UFC Gym – Ahwatukee franchise owner Rob Kelley said. “Our coaches are professional caliber athletes with years of experience in an array of training disciplines, and their eager to share their knowledge and passion for fitness with our members.”

The new facility features a 24-foot Octagon®, top-of-the-line strength training and cardio machines, battle ropes, agility ladders, bag room, group fitness studios, Brazilian jiu-jitsu studio and other functional training equipment for dynamic workouts.

UFC Gym will be offering free classes and demonstrations from 4 –8 p.m., with UFC Hall of Famer and former two-time UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes leading seminars at 4 and 5 p.m. Please find full schedule below:

Schedule Of Events:

  • 4 p.m. – Youth BJJ with Matt Hughes
  • 5 p.m. – Daily Ultimate Training® (DUT®) with Matt Hughes
  • 5:30 p.m. – BJJ (GI) Level 1
  • 6 p.m. – Meet and Greet – UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes
  • 6 p.m. – Boxing Conditioning
  • 7 p.m. – Fit Fight
  • 8 p.m. – Kickboxing Conditioning

Since debuting in 2009, UFC Gym has opened more than 135 locations throughout the United States, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Oman, Philippines, South America, Taiwan, 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.

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 UFCGYMFRANCHISING.

For more information, please visit UFC Gym Ahwatukee. For more information about UFC Gym, please visit UFC, or follow us on, Twitter or Instagram: @UFCGYM. You can also subscribe on YouTube at UFCGYM.

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