Re-Grand Opening Includes Appearances by UFC Stars Forrest Griffin, BJ Penn and Urijah Faber Plus Special Membership Pricing All Day!

 Concord, Calif. – UFC GYM® will officially mark the grand re-opening of the company’s Concord Gym, located at 1975 Diamond Blvd., with a celebration on Sat., Sept. 13 from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. PT. UFC GYM Concord, home of the first UFC GYM worldwide, completed a major expansion project and now features more than 40,000 square feet of the latest fitness equipment and tools needed for members to TRAIN DIFFERENT®.

During the celebration, community members will be able to tour the gym and meet UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin, former lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn and bantamweight champion Urijah Faber. Other special activities include a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu challenge and Daily Ultimate Training (DUT®) competition, which are a part of UFC GYM’s signature class offerings, and a striking clinic hosted by UFC GYM Coach and former WEC lightweight champion Razor Rob McCullough and former UFC light heavyweight contender Krzysztof Soszynski.

“The expansion and upgrades to our facility makes the first ever UFC GYM in Concord, Calif. the ultimate fitness destination,” said Adam Sedlack, President of UFC GYM. “We have an incredible member base with the best team members in the industry that have combined training like a UFC athlete with the amenities of a traditional fitness center. The UFC GYM Concord TRAIN DIFFERENT® experience is outstanding examples of helping members achieve results in a new and dynamic way.”

Opened in 2009, UFC GYM Concord has helped thousands of men, women and kids of all ages and training levels realize their fitness and wellness goals. The expansion project includes the redesign and enlargement of fitness rooms including a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu room, performance turf, and an Ultimate Training Center.

UFC GYM Concord now offers more than 75 group classes per week including UFC GYM’s signature classes such as Daily Ultimate Training™ (DUT®) and UFC FIT™, one-on-one training sessions with certified coaches, TRX suspension training, Trigger Point foam rolling instruction and specialized youth fitness training.

Other newly added features include the addition of a second Octagon®, measuring 30 feet wide, an Olympic powerlifting platform, sports training turf and an adjustable multi-station equipment. Members also have access to a specially designed bag-room with 30 heavy bags, free weights, top of the line strength training and cardio machines. Members and guests of all fitness levels can enjoy functional training equipment and amenities with full locker rooms and shower facilities including towel service. Memberships include unlimited classes and open access to the facility.

For more information and special reopening rates, visit www.ufcgym.com/concord or call 925-265-8130.  UFC GYM Concord joins over 115 UFC GYMS in 28 states in the U.S. and one in Sydney, Australia.

UFC GYM franchise clubs are available. There is a unique opportunity to own and operate the new UFC GYM franchise model across the U.S. and the globe. For more information, visit www.ufcgym.com/franchising

About UFC GYM®

UFC GYM® is the first major brand extension of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, the world leader in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA).  In alliance with New Evolution Ventures™ (NeV), developers of many of the world’s most successful fitness brands, the UFC GYM brand gives UFC enthusiasts and fitness seekers of all ages the opportunity to practice the training techniques of famed UFC athletes. Offering a full-range of group fitness classes, private MMA training, personal and group dynamic training, plus MMA style youth programming, UFC GYM creates something for all ages and fitness levels. As the first to combine the world of mixed martial arts and fitness, UFC GYM’s TRAIN DIFFERENT® approach has developed an atmosphere where members can see immediate results. UFC GYM is the ultimate fitness experience. The brand is not what you expect, and more than you can imagine, aiming to continue revolutionizing the fitness industry. For more information, please visit www.ufcgym.com and follow UFC GYM at www.Facebook.com/UFCGYM and Twitter: @UFCGYM.

About New Evolution Ventures® (NeV)

Based in Northern California, New Evolution Ventures® (NeV) has a two-decade plus record of success in delivering superior returns on investment, specializing in the acquisition, development and operations management of both domestic and international fitness endeavors.  Founded in 2008 by Mark Mastrov, Jim Rowley and Mike Feeney and following a strategic partnership with Vision Capital in 2011, the current team of NeV professionals is setting industry-wide standards one brand at a time. Operations have spanned over 20 countries worldwide and included hundreds of facilities. Our team’s industry experience has positioned NeV as a global leader in its field, expanding and reinventing the vision of fitness. For more information, visit www.nev.com.

About the Ultimate Fighting Championship®

Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC®) is the premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization and largest pay-per-view event provider in the world. Headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo, UFC produces more than 40 live events annually that consistently sell out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. UFC programming is broadcast in 129 countries and territories to nearly 800 million TV households worldwide in 28 different languages. The UFC has a multi-year broadcast agreement with FOX in the U.S., which annually includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network, as well as The Ultimate Fighter® reality television show and thousands of hours of programming on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2. In 2014, UFC launched UFC FIGHT PASS™, a digital subscription service with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand and original content. The UFC organization also licenses over 100 UFC GYM® locations, and owns UFC.TV® (offering live event broadcasts and video on-demand around the world), UFC FIT™ (an in-home fitness and nutrition program), UFC Magazine, and has a videogame franchise with EA SPORTS, UFC Fight Club®, UFC Fan Expo®, Octagon™ branded apparel, DVDs and Blu-rays and Topps Trading Cards. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter and Instagram: @UFC.


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Linell Killus, UFC Gym



Shauna Wilson, UFC





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