UFC GYM To Open First Abu Dhabi Branch in March 2021


An expansive 1,600 square meter space spanning three floors with state-of-the-art facilities

Offering cutting-edge training techniques suitable for all ages and abilities, including beginners

Abu Dhabi, UAE : UFC GYM Middle East, an extension of premium global sports brand and premier Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organization, UFC®, has announced the launch of its first branch in the UAE capital, set to officially open in March 2021. Situated on Mohamed Bin Zayed Road, the inaugural Abu Dhabi branch is part of UFC GYM’s tenacious expansion plans for the region as it aims to pioneer its ‘Train Different’ philosophy across the Middle East.

UFC GYM Middle East offers elite training programs to members by fusing the multi-disciplined approach of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) with state-of-the-art equipment and world class coaching. The gym boasts elite coaches who certified to ensure they provide members with an expert overall fitness experience. The professionally trained experts plan unique fitness regimens as per each member’s individual goals, lifestyle and experiences, while educating them on all aspects of health and fitness.

Abu Dhabi has become a central focus for MMA and UFC over the past few months, and will continue to be the central point for UFC events in the future – making it the ideal location for a new UFC GYM. We’re beyond excited to open our first branch in Abu Dhabi and being an integral part of its vibrant fitness community very soon. We’re looking forward to providing people of all ages and fitness levels with our ‘Train Different’ methods, helping them to achieve their individual goals,” says Wissam Abi Nader, UFC GYM Director, Middle East Franchising.

The expansive 1,600 square meter UFC GYM Abu Dhabi will offer numerous training areas, including strength equipment and cardio area, battle ropes, agility ladders, and large mat areas specifically designed for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and other martial arts training for both youth and adults. The ground floor will be dedicated to a fully multi-functional freestyle fitness area, where UFC GYM’s signature class, Daily Ultimate Training (DUT) will take place and where members can work-out individually. The first floor is UFC GYM’s signature floor, offering Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, Boxing, Kick-boxing Conditioning, Fight Fit and will also be home to a 24-foot Octagon. Lastly, the second floor will feature a group exercise and private coaching studio for Zumba, Yoga and Spinning, Barbell Conditioning, as well as an extensive range of resistance machines and cardio area. Ladies-only classes will also be available for ladies who wish to work-out together.

UFC GYM Abu Dhabi curates training programs that are suitable for all ages and fitness levels, including beginners. Our programs are developed through exclusive access to the training regimens of internationally-acclaimed UFC athletes, providing members with everything they need for the entire family to move, get fit and lead a healthy lifestyle,” adds Nader.

The soon-to-open UFC GYM Abu Dhabi will offer exclusive youth programs for children aged 12 and above, designed to help them build a strong foundation of athletic and motivational skills, as well as focusing on the basic fundamentals of MMA; discipline and respect. There are different types of youth programs from which members can choose, aimed at improving overall body coordination, agility, strength and helping to combat the negative impact of screen time through the positive influence of fitness.

Additionally, UFC GYM Abu Dhabi will host daily classes for everyone of all ages to enjoy, with its Daily Ultimate Training (D.U.T.) sessions. Adults and children will have the opportunity to train in martial arts and train different, one class at a time.