Thanks UFC Gym for engaging the community and supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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The UFC Gym in Torrance rallied members from around the South Bay to wrap up Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The local gym encouraged its 10,000 members to each raise a dollar to be donated to the Avon Foundation for Breast Cancer Treatment. The challenge was a “cardio-a-thon” where members who joined one of the gym’s special classes or pledged to work out on their favorite piece of cardio equipment for a full hour.

Later in the day, the gym held a viewing of UFC’s pay-per-view fight and made it free to the public. They also auctioned off Ultimate Fighter Championship clothing and gloves signed by current UFC Fighter and South Bay local, Lyoto Machida, among other items.

Altogether, an estimated $2,000 was raised. According to the American Cancer society, 40,000 women will die from breast cancer this year. It is the leading form of cancer in women and the second…

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