2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Ranked #499 last year
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Initial investment
$199K - $4.2M
Units as of 2019
141 8.5% over 3 years

Company Overview

UFC Gym is an extension of mixed martial arts promotion company the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Franchise locations offer group fitness classes, private training, group training and MMA-style youth programs. Most facilities feature a functional training area, heavy bags, cardio and strength equipment, and a retail section.

About UFC Gym

Founded
1992
Parent Company
NEV
Leadership
Mark Mastrov, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2004 (17 years)
# of employees at HQ
65
# of Units
141 (as of 2019)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
1501 Quail St., #100
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a UFC Gym franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$30,000 - $50,000
Initial Investment
$199,000 - $4,213,000
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000 - $1,500,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000 - $500,000
Veteran Incentives
25% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
4-6%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
UFC Gym has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: equipment, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
40 hours
Classroom Training
32 hours
Additional Training
Additional training
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
3-5
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021