The word on the street is that UFC has purchased the LA Boxing franchise and their 60+ locations.
According to various sources online (Twitter and Facebook buzz), Dana White – the president of UFC, visited the LA Boxing convention earlier this month and announced a merge and re-brand of LA Boxing’s current business model with the UFC brand.
The news is NOT official as of yet, however, it is said they will drop the “BIG NEWS” by the end of the year.
My guess is that the large UFC gyms have not been a profitable model (due to the overhead) and they are looking to open a lot more smaller locations. The acquisition of LA Boxing gives them a huge head start since it’s been proven to be a very successful business model.
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