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9Round Makes Top Franchise List Again

Feb 07, 2018 09:34AM ● By Kathleen Maris

9Round, a leading global fitness franchise, has made Entrepreneur’s annual Franchise 500 list for the sixth consecutive year. Ranked this year at #197 on the list, 9Round is operating more than 600 locations in 13 countries.

“Since starting 9Round almost 10 years ago, our goal has always been to bring specialized kickboxing to the general public in a fun and effective environment,” says Shannon Hudson, 9Round’s CEO and founder. “It’s rewarding to see people respond to the 9Round brand and love it as much as our employees and franchisees do. We have no plans of slowing down in 2018 and look forward to bringing 9Round to even more new markets.”

Nearly 1,000 companies were evaluated by Entrepreneur’s editorial team for the 2018 ranking.  The key factors that went into the ranking include costs, fees, size, growth, support, brand and financial strength, and stability.  All franchises were given a cumulative score based on more than 150 data points, with the top 500 making the list.

To view the full Franchise 500 list, visit