Owner Tiki Ghosn
(Photos by BodyKore Staff)
BodyKore was at the Official Grand Opening of Huntington Beach Ultimate Training Center (HBUTC) on Saturday, 10/23/10. The gloomy weather and light rain didn't stop the hundreds of fans that wanted to partake in the festivities. The HB Ultimate Training Center has been a landmark for athletes, aspiring mixed martial artists, and professional fighters since January 2001. There were many MMA celebrities and city council members on hand to welcome the newly renovated and new location of training facility and the cutting of the red ribbon ceremony. UFC/MMA celebrities that were present for the special event and signing autographs for fans in attendance were - Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, Michael Bisping, Vitor Belort, Tiki Ghosn, Razor Rob McCullough, TapouT's PunkAss and SkyScrape, and UFC Ring girls; Arianny Celeste, Rachelle Leah, Chandella Powell as well as media outlets such as MMA Worldwide, FightHubTV, and Fighters Only Magazine. There were also many vendors ranging from Monster, Osiris Shoes, VanGuardMMA, Beachfront etc.
HBUTC is home to the elite of mixed martial arts. Team Punishment, Tiki Ghosn, “Razor” Rob McCullough, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, and Ricco Rodriguez are among the many professionals who train, fight, and teach at the gym. HBUTC is the best alternative to the regular gym routine. Ideal for anyone who wants to get in the best shape of their lives, HBUTC provides unmatched training to make your fitness goals a reality. Train with the best in mixed martial arts and more importantly give your self the opportunity to learn techniques of self-defense.
A look at the hundreds of fans waiting to get inside the HBUTC Training Center to get a glimpse of the Gym and getting a chance to meet the fighters in attendance.
HBUTC Owner - Tiki Ghosn along with Arianny Celeste, Chandella Powell and City Council members cutting the red ribbon making it Official!
A look inside the gym before the official opening. HBUTC features state of the art equipment featuring an Octagon, Boxing ring, full strength training equipment and grapple area.
UFC Ring Girls - Arianny Celeste and Chandella Powell with friends.
Quinton "Rampage" Jackson along with Michael Bisping, Rachelle Leah and Razor Rob McCullough autograph session.
HBUTC Office filled with accolades and UFC memorabilia from past and current fighters.
UFC Middleweight Contender - Vitor Belfort open work out session before the opening.
Razor Rob McCullough at the autograph session
TapouT's Skyscrape and PunkAss made an appearance at HBUTC to welcome the grand opening.
Legendary Wrestling Coach Bob Anderson being interviewed by MMA Worldwide's Fred George
For more information on HBUTC and how to sign up please view their website here. We would like to Thank Tiki Ghosn and everyone at HBUTC for the hospitality! Please enjoy the rest of the photos from the event.