GREENVILLE, SC—November 2, 2020—9Round Franchising, LLC, the world’s largest kickboxing franchise, has been named to the 2020 Franchise Times Top 200+ list. 9Round makes the list at 285 out of 500.

“It’s an honor to be named to the Franchise Times 200+ list again and I credit the recognition to our superior home office staff and our hardworking franchisees,” said Shannon Hudson, Founder and CEO of 9Round. “Despite the challenges our world is facing, as we head into 2021 we are laser-focused on enhancing the brand to meet the changing needs of our customers, always with the ultimate goal to help people become ‘stronger in 30 minutes.’”

The Franchise Times Top 200+ is the only ranking by systemwide sales and units of the largest 500 U.S.-based franchise brands. Published in the October issue and available in a searchable database online, the Franchise Times Top 200+ also analyzes industry sectors based on percentage change in sales growth, reports the 10 fastest-growing franchises by four different measures, and includes exclusive news stories about the biggest names in franchising. The rankings and full report, and the searchable online database, are available at

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About 9Round

Founded in 2008 by professional kickboxer Shannon Hudson and his wife, Heather, 9Round is a specialized fitness center that brings kickboxing fitness training to the average person in a 30-minute, trainer-guided, full-body circuit format. The program is developed around a proprietary and copyrighted system of nine challenging workout stations created by Shannon himself. Since the workouts occur on a continuous circuit throughout the day, there are no scheduled class times. Members utilize 9ROUND PULSE, the brand’s wearable heart rate technology, to track effort, heart rate, calories burned and workout time during each 9Round session. Today, there are nearly 750 9Round locations open and operating throughout 41 states and in 19 countries including Canada, Costa Rica, Australia, Argentina, Guatemala, India, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Ecuador, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States. For more information, please visit

For more information, contact:

Emily Busskohl, BizCom Associates
(310) 415-9967 |