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Mayweather Boxing + Fitness Announces the Opening of Tampa Franchise Location

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Mayweather Continues Rapid Florida Expansion with New Studio Opening

September 12, 2019 // Franchising.com // Tampa, Fla. – Mayweather Boxing + Fitness, a group fitness and boxing experience created by legendary boxer Floyd Mayweather, today announced that one its franchisees, Mohammed Abukhdeir, will open his first location in South Tampa on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 418 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, Florida. The studio has been holding regular community-based classes and events prior to its opening and has already signed up over 350 members.

“We are excited to continue building out our footprint across Florida, and we are confident that Mohammed will represent the Mayweather brand incredibly well,” said James Williams, CEO of Mayweather Boxing + Fitness. “Mohammed is no stranger to success in business, and we look forward to guiding him as he leads this exciting first step

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Boston opening new 1,000-bed field hospital at BCEC

Boston’s first field hospital opens Friday at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center to support local hospitals as they manage a surge in COVID-19 patients.Boston Hope is a 1,000-bed medical center for those recovering from COVID-19.Five hundred of the BCEC beds are designated for the city’s homeless population, and the other 500 are designated for noncritical patients.The Boston Hope Medical Center is a four-way collaboration between the state, the city, Partners HealthCare and Boston Health Care for the Homeless. Kevin Whitner, a patient care leader at Newton-Wellesley Hospital said they have already seen a surge of patients during the last two weeks, which is ahead of state predictions.“We opened up our second ICU. We converted a 24-bed surgical unit to a second ICU, and, in fact, what we’re seeing is about 90% of those patients require mechanical ventilation,” Whitner said. “They need to be on ventilators. That’s been our experience … Read More

The Edge Fitness Clubs Is Opening Five New Gyms Around Philadelphia


Memberships start at $10.

Photograph courtesy The Edge Fitness Clubs.

Boutique fitness may be booming, but that doesn’t mean big-box gyms have totally lost their footing. Equinox’s (much cheaper) sister gym Blink Fitness just opened a third gym in Philly, and a huge new Life Time Fitness is coming to Ardmore soon. Meanwhile, a Connecticut-based gym chain, The Edge Fitness Clubs, has been quietly opening new locations in the greater Philadelphia area. 

So far, The Edge has opened clubs in Washington Township, New Jersey and Deptford, New Jersey. They’re planning on opening a Delran, New Jersey location in late February, with a Somerton, Pennsylvania club on the docket for around June. And on Saturday, they’re celebrating the grand opening of their third area club in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.


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