CORONA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UFC Gym is celebrating the official beginning of fall, and the season to 'Train Different,' by opening its doors for a Community Appreciation Day. On Saturday, September 17, UFC Gym Corona, located at 470 McKinley Street, will offer a day of free fitness fun for the whole family. Members and guests can experience UFC Gym's 45,000 square foot facility, housing state-of-the-art equipment, innovative training techniques and revolutionary incorporation of Mixed Martial Arts, including a 32-foot Octagon®, UFC Kid's Gym and High-Octane conditioning.
From 9am - 5pm, UFC Gym will be offering a variety of free classes and workout demos to amp up your fall fitness routine to learn how to Train Different. Sweat Different with free workouts and access to the club's facilities throughout the day, Move Different with free ultimate classes like Jiu-Jitsu, TRX and Fit Fight, and Burn Different with Muay Thai, BJJ, Daily Ultimate Training (DUT), Kickboxing and self-defense demos. A two-hour Zumba class will be offered from 1pm - 3pm in the group fitness studio, and a special DUT will be held outside from 3pm -3:30pm.
In addition, a live DJ will be on-site from 9am - 3pm, childcare at the Kid's Club will be free for members and their family and friends, and raffle prizes and giveaways will be handed out throughout the day, including two tickets to UFC's first FOX-broadcast event on Nov. 12th. And to wrap up the day's events, all are invited to watch UFC's Fight Night live, Shields vs. Ellenberger at 6pm.
For more information about the Community Appreciation Day call the gym at 951-808-3850. To learn more about UFC Gym visit www.ufcgym.com.
About UFC® GYM™
UFC® Gym™ is the first major brand extension of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the all-time industry leader in the sport of mixed martial arts. 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 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 ufcgym.com.
About New Evolution Ventures™ (NeV)
Based in Northern California, New Evolution Ventures (NeV) is a private equity firm focused on the acquisition, development, and operations management of fitness, media and sports entities both domestically and internationally.
Founded in 2008 by Mark Mastrov, Jim Rowley and Mike Feeney, the current team of NeV professionals is shaping the world of fitness, media, and sports one brand at a time. In 2009, NeV partnered with Frank Fertitta, Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White, owners of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, to launch UFC® Gym™ brands across the United States. To date, there are three UFC Gym sites in California with more facilities expected soon. With a foundation representing over a century of business experience, NeV currently has operations and investments in over 20 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit www.nev.com.
About Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., UFC® produces over 12 UFC live Pay-Per-View events annually around the world. UFC programming is distributed in the United States on Viacom, Inc.'s Spike TV and on Comcast, Inc.'s VERSUS network. UFC content is distributed commercially through Joe Hand Promotions in the U.S. and Canadastar in Canada. Globally, UFC programming is broadcast in over 135 countries and territories, reaching 597 million homes worldwide, in 21 different languages.
UFC® also boasts a powerful presence online, with UFC.com attracting over six million unique visitors per month, while also possessing one of the most powerful social media followings in all of professional sports. To date, UFC has over six million fans on Facebook and nearly 300,000 followers on Twitter. In addition, UFC President Dana White is one of the most accessible and most followed executives in sports with over 1.5 million followers on Twitter. On January 22, 2011, UFC continued to set trends in social media, becoming the first major sports league to stream live, broadcast quality action on Facebook.
Ancillary businesses include the best-selling UFC "Undisputed" videogame franchise distributed by THQ, UFC Gym™, UFC Fight Club affinity program, UFC Fan Expo™ festivals, branded apparel, trading cards, articulated action figures and other media including best-selling DVDs and a bimonthly magazine.
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