It’s time to train different as the UFC Gym opens in SM Southmall

Plus, take a trip down good ol’ days of fun games and retro activities at #Southtopia post workout

Living a more active lifestyle is important in increasing one’s immunity to certain illnesses. It is imperative to stay healthy as we continue the fight against COVID-19.

SM Supermalls President – Steven Tan

This is what SM Supermalls President Steven Tan emphasized during the opening of the newest branch of the UFC Gym at the SM Gamepark in SM Southmall.

“We are all fighters, and we are all fighting against COVID.  And one of the ways to win this fight is to keep yourself healthy. Thank you to the UFC Gym for giving us this platform to workout and live healthier lives,” Tan said.

UFC Gym CEO – Adam Sedlack

The gym opening was attended by UFC Gym CEO Adam Sedlack, UFC Gym Master Franchisee Mark Dayrit, UFC GYM Philippines CEO Mylene Mendoza-Dayrit, and Ms. Aura International 2021 Faith Garcia. Hosted by Ms Earth Philippines-Fire 2019 Alexandra Dayrit, the event was filled with action as the demonstration of various UFC Gym classes were held.

Mr. Steven Tan, Alexandra Dayrit and Mark Dayrit

Meanwhile, amateur boxers and mixed martial arts fighters showed their amazing skills and talents at Muscle contest Philippines’ ‘King of the Fight 9.’ Thirty bouts were lined-up for neophytes who were given the chance to display their skills in one of the country’s most anticipated events in grassroots combat sports. The two-day exhibition matches were held at SM Southmall’s activity area.

“We’re thrilled to be working with the biggest mall developers in the market that is SM Supermalls. We are very excited to what we can accomplish here and if we do it right, we might be able to have a studio in every one of their malls in the Philippines. I am really looking forward to working out this brand with SM Supermalls and really continue to drive awareness on why fitness with an MMA spirit is such a great way to get in shape,” shared Sedlack.

The UFC Gym is located at the third level of SM Southmall and is housed in the mall’s 2,500sqm-interactive Game Park— the newest leisure and entertainment space in the south of Metro Manila. Aside from the gym, SM Gamepark houses all the indoor sports and arcade game staples you can find; like the 14-lane bowling area, billiards, archery, table tennis and so much more!

And if you still have the energy to stroll inside the mall and do some activities with friends and family after working out at the gym, SM Southmall’s got you covered! Relive the good ol’ days of fun games and retro activities at SM Southmall’s #SouthTopia from now until July 10.

Play The King’s Claw crane game at the Food Street Concourse and catch #aweSM prizes! You can get 2 chances to play for every P1,500 worth of purchase from any SM Southmall store or SM Malls Online.

Also, Buzz Lightyear, the Minions, and Thor are visiting down South for the weekend! Get ready for an All-Star Weekend as some of the most loved cartoon characters drop by at the SM Southmall’s Outdoor Overdrive and Food Street Concourse from June 18 to June 25. To meet them, just present any of the following: a receipt with a minimum purchase of P500 from any SM Southmall store or SM Malls Online from June 1 to July 9, a cinema ticket purchased from June 1 to July 9, or an Outdoor Overdrive ticket purchased from June 1 to July 9.

Enjoy all these activities and more when you visit SM Southmall. And don’t you worry about your safety because SM Supermalls implements #SafeMalling protocols nationwide for you and your loved ones’ safety and well-being.

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