UFC GYM® announced an exclusive 10-year partnership with TD Lifestyle plc., to open more than 100 locations throughout the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. This landmark collaboration to bring UFC GYM locations to Europe will make history as the largest development partnership in UFC GYM history.
“We are thrilled to announce this exclusive partnership and expand UFC GYM’s global footprint throughout Europe,” UFC GYM President Adam Sedlack said. “This historic partnership serves as a milestone and an opportunity for both UFC and UFC GYM brands, as the U.K. and Ireland markets host a significant population of MMA fans and fitness enthusiasts. It’s an honor for UFC GYM to bring its revolutionary style of fitness to new regions and continually grow our Train Different philosophy!”
Since debuting in 2009, UFC GYM has opened more than 150 locations throughout the United States, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Mexico, Oman, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam, the United Arab Emirates.
“UFC GYM’s are an amazing way for individuals and families to work out and get in shape together,” former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping said. “We have a lot of different training programs suitable for all ages and we’re excited to finally bring our unique brand of fitness to the U.K. and Ireland.”
With three club formats – designated as Signature, Core and Class – club members will benefit from a full-range of functional fitness classes, group and private MMA training, group fitness, personal and group dynamic performance-based training, plus MMA youth programming, UFC GYM creates training programs to fit all ages and fitness levels. UFC GYM programming has been developed through exclusive access to the training regimens of internationally-acclaimed UFC® athletes, providing members with everything they need for the entire family to move, get fit and live a healthy life.
“We’ve been working for a couple years to bring UFC GYM to England, Scotland, Wales and all of Ireland,” TD Lifestyle Director Joe Long said. “We’ve negotiated an unprecedented partnership to launch all three club formats and our UFC GYM locations will be very different compared to anything currently being offered in the U.K. UFC GYM’s possess a versatile fitness platform while offering the highest caliber training facilities within an aspirational and high energy environment.”
Membership includes unlimited access to UFC’s world-famous Octagon® and signature classes such as Daily Ultimate Training® (DUT®), TRX®, Muay Thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, kickboxing, boxing, mixed martial arts conditioning, women’s self-defense, as well as popular group fitness classes.