For Immediate Release:
June 30, 2010
Las Vegas, NV (USA) – Ultimate Fighting Championship® light heavyweight fighter Forrest Griffin will be in attendance at the Rosemead Independence Day Celebration Parade on Saturday, July 3rd to help commemorate the opening of the new Rosemead/Los Angeles area UFC® Gym™. This is the second UFC branded gym to open its doors, joining the facility in Concord, CA which opened in 2009.
The 40,000 square foot UFC Gym will feature the latest and greatest in technology and training, with premier fitness and cardio equipment, private MMA training, and Octagon® discipline instruction. Training techniques such as Muay Thai kickboxing, jiu jitsu and self-defense classes will be offered, in conjunction with dry saunas, state-of-the-art locker rooms, and a 1400 square foot “Arm Bar Café.” The gym, located near I-10 and Rosemead Blvd, also has a focus on youth development, as it provides a unique Kid’s Gym with youth training and educational programs.
The Rosemead Independence Day Celebration kicks off on Saturday with a parade that begins at 10:00am. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Today’s Small Town America.” Along with Griffin, the parade will feature 45’ balloons, community groups, and other special guests.
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About New Evolution Fitness Company (NEFC)
Based in Northern California, New Evolution Fitness Company (NEFC) has a two decade plus record of success delivering superior returns on investment in the acquisition, development, management and operation within the fitness industry both domestically and internationally. Founded in 2008 by Mark Mastrov and Jim Rowley, the current team of NEFC professionals represents over a century of experience working in a broad sector of health, wellness, sports, entertainment and fitness.