UFC officials announced today that two-division champion BJ Penn will open a signature UFC Gym in his native Hawaii on August 18th. There will be a grand opening with festivities including appearances by UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell, Anthony Pettis, Mark Munoz, Brendan Schaub, and Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie.
These respected individuals and elite fighters will join together to help celebrate the grand opening in ultimate style. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., members and guests will also have the opportunity to meet the athletes, tour the facility, and mingle with fellow members and Kaka’ako residents.
BJ Penn commented on the opening of the gym:
“The future of fitness is right here, right now. There is nothing better than walking through the gym and hearing firsthand how our members have embraced the ‘Train Different’ approach to working out,” said BJ Penn. “I’m very proud to host this grand opening, and would like to personally invite the entire community to join myself and some of my UFC friends at the Expo and experience the club.”
UFC GYM members and guests are all invited to join in the festivities, featuring activities for the whole family and delicious food, courtesy of Tin Hut BBQ, starting at 9am on August 18th. The gym is located at 805 Pohukaina St. in Honolulu. For more information and special grand opening rates, visit www.ufcgym.com, or call 808-672-2655.