UFC Gym will open its first gym in Richmond, VA on Saturday, April 1. The 12,000-square-foot facility is located at 7548-7550 West Broad Street.

“We are very proud to be opening the first UFC Gym in Richmond,” franchise owner James Sinnie said. “We believe we’ve built the premiere fitness facility in the area, and we’re excited to show off all the features and amenities to the local community. Our coaches are professional caliber athletes with years of experience in an array of training disciplines, eager to share their knowledge and passion with our members.”

The new facility features a 24-foot octagon, strength training and cardio machines, battle ropes, agility ladders, a bag room, group fitness studios, a Brazilian jiu-jitsu studio and other training equipment for dynamic workouts.

UFC Gym will be offering free classes and demonstrations all day beginning at 9 a.m., with UFC women’s bantamweight contender Julianna Pena leading a seminar at 12 p.m.

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