2014 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Kickboxing fitness programs

Number of Locations: 144

Total Investment: $52.9K - $92.9K

Founded: 2007

Began Franchising: 2009

About 9Round

9Round was founded in 2007 by professional kickboxer Shannon Hudson, who won the IKF Light Middleweight Champion of the World title in 2011. 9Round gyms use boxing and kickboxing fitness training methods in a 30-minute circuit-training format. Customers move between 9 different workout stations while supervised by a personal trainer. Hudson began franchising the concept in 2009.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 139 2 0 3
2013 86 0 0 4
2012 36 0 0 2
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $52,850 - $92,900
Franchise Fee: $18,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: $449/mo.
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $75,000
Liquid Cash Available: $25,000
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Accounts Receivable

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #302 (2014), #443 (2013),
Fastest-Growing: #93 (2014),
Low-Cost: #81 (2013),
Top New: #18 (2014), #40 (2013),

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