UFC GYM, known for its TRAIN DIFFERENT approach that combines the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) and fitness, will celebrate the opening of its newest gym in Waikele, HI on Saturday, Feb. 8th. UFC GYM BJ Penn is a partnership with former two-division champion and Season 19 coach of The Ultimate Fighter®, BJ Penn. In addition to being the 100th UFC GYM to open, the new site is the second BJ Penn signature gym in the fighter’s home state of HI, joining the first location in Oahu.
UFC GYM BJ Penn will open for workouts with a New Member Day full of activities for members and the entire community. The 24-hour, full-service gym is located in the Waikele Center at 94-875 Lumiana Street, Suite 15. New Member Day festivities will take place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and will include private tours, live demonstrations, one-on-one training assessments, special retail bargains, food, music and exclusive membership and personal training discounts all day long.
“I’m proud that the opening of my second gym marks this milestone in UFC GYMs growth,” said BJ Penn, a native of Hilo. “I opened my first gym in Oahu two years ago to share my workouts and lifestyle with the community. The results and techniques have proven very effective for our members. I couldn’t be happier to expand to the west side of the island to continue to impact the way people work out and TRAIN DIFFERENT.”
The location in Waikele extends over 30,000 square feet and features a 30 foot Octagon™, Brazilian jiu-jitsu studio, bag room, top-of-the-line strength training and cardio machines, battling ropes, agility ladders and other functional training equipment for dynamic workouts. Members also have access to UFC GYM’s signature classes such as Daily Ultimate Training® (DUT®), UFC FIT™, TRX, BJJ, Boxing, Muay Thai, specialized youth fitness training and a team of elite personal trainers.
“In our Honolulu location, we have seen thousands of members accomplish next level results utilizing the training techniques practiced by the world’s most elite UFC athletes. We are very excited to raise the UFC GYM flag on the west side of Oahu.” said Adam Sedlack, UFC GYM President. “To date, more than 100,000 members have seen overwhelming success. We are honored to celebrate this important tipping point for our brand and look forward to continuing to bring our TRAIN DIFFERENT approach to the rest of the world.”
UFC GYMs are currently open in the U.S. and Australia. 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.