BJ Penn to Host UFC Gym Waikele Grand Opening


Oahu, HI – UFC GYM® BJ Penn invites the community to celebrate the official grand opening of its second gym in Hawaii (94-875 Lumiaina Street, Waipahu, HI 96797) on Sat., April 19, beginning at 8:30 a.m. UFC Hall of Famers BJ Penn, Matt Hughes and UFC lightweight contender Josh Thomson will be hosting the festivities. Members and guests will have the opportunity to meet the athletes, tour the gym, enjoy live fitness demonstrations, free fitness assessments and participate in a ceremonial Hawaiian blessing and ribbon cutting. Members joining during the grand opening will receive special membership incentives. Activities are free and open to the community. The full schedule for the celebration is available below. 

“BJ Penn is an incredible partner for UFC GYM and has been instrumental in helping bring fitness and MMA together in a powerful way to the island of Oahu,” Said Adam Sedlack, President UFC GYM. “Our new facility in Waipahu continues to raise the bar and offers the latest techniques to our members for immediate results. Grand Opening day will give the entire community a chance to experience what make our gyms different.”
 


GRAND OPENING FULL SCHEDULE
(All times HST and subject to change)

8:30am – 10:00am     HAWAIIAN BLESSING & CEREMONIAL RIBBON CUTTING featuring BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, Josh Thomson, UFC GYM President Adam Sedlack and Hawaii officials

10:00am – 8:00pm    FITNESS DEMONSTRATIONS, MUSIC, FOOD AND FUN, COMPLIMENTARY TOURS AND FITNESS ASSESSMENTS

10:30am – 4:00pm    AUTOGRAPH SIGNINGS – Q & A SESSIONS with BJ Penn, Matt Hughes and Josh Thomson  
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4:00pm & forward   EXPERIENCE our TRAIN DIFFERENT® culture and enjoy!

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. 

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.

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.
 
For more information on the latest UFC Gym, please visit UFCgym.com.

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