Our Story

TAPOUT FITNESS WAS BORN A PHENOMENON!

Founded in 2014, Tapout Fitness is part of the Tapout brand family. Tapout is owned and operated by two powerhouse brands; Authentic Brands Group (ABG), a brand development, marketing and entertainment company, which owns a global portfolio of over 30 lifestyle, sports, celebrity and entertainment brands, and World Wrestling Entertainment the preeminent provider of wrestling-based entertainment.

WWE Superstar
John Cena

CLUB LEADERS

Cassie

Cassie Blankenship

Owner

Cassie Blankenship, from Lansing KS, comes to Tapout Fitness from a career as a gym owner and operator.

Cassie decided to become a Tapout Fitness owner because she has worked in the fitness industry for many years, including working for Title Boxing. When she learned about Tapout Fitness, she jumped on the opportunity to work with the corporate team as well as the members of the Raleigh club!

Fun Fact About Cassie:

“I has completed over 40 half marathons.”

Barry

Barry Foval

Owner

Barry Foval, from Orange City IA, comes to Tapout Fitness from a career as a gym owner and operator.

Barry decided to become Tapout Fitness owners because he has worked in the fitness industry for many years and has always loved fitness. Barry also love Tapout Fitness’s commitment to their franchisees and club members.

Fun Fact About Barry:

“I played in the NFL.”