THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR 2020
The MMA Workshop hosted by Fairfax Hackley will celebrate its 21st anniversary in 2020!
In attendance that first year in 1999 were UFC Champion Frank Shamrock, World Champion Cynthia Rothrock, Eric Lee, Matt Furey, Pavel Tsauoline, and Tae Bo creator Billy Blanks. The highlight of the evening was 1,101 people taking Billy's Tae Bo class which became the largest indoor Tae Bo Class at that time.
Since the first year other notable presenters have included UFC Champion Ken Shamrock, Bill Goldberg, Randy Couture, Neil Melanson, Dana White, Steve Cotter, Lions Den and many others. The MMA Workshop lead to MMA Organizations UFC, World Extreme Cagefighting and Strikeforce hosting events at Nationwide Arena in Columbus during the Arnold Sports Festival. This included the record breaking attendance UFC 68: Couture vs. Silva, and the weigh-ins for Strikeforce: Ronda Rousey vs. Meisha Tate.
This year's speakers will include Greg Mihovich, Movement specialist and tactical instructor; World Champion Powerlifter and World Kettlebell Champion Mike Salemi; and Mike Dolce, four-time MMA Trainer of the Year.
The Workshop will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Friday March 6 on the Reign Body Fuel Stage inside the Arnold Fitness EXPO.
Six-time UFC Champion and Hall of famer Randy Couture and MMA legend Frank Shamrock will participate in a "Meet & Greet" from 1-2 p.m. near the Reign Total Body Fuel Stage.
Admission is included in a Daily EXPO Ticket.