UFC Personal Trainer beefed up with Xbox-exclusive DLC

It's been just over six months since the release of UFC Personal Trainer -- just enough time for you to recover from your first workout. Now you can get pummeled by a new downloadable pack.

The Urijah Faber Workout Pack features the UFC bantamweight, in a series of five new routines and 15 "Hit the Mitts" drills. If you're more interested in building up your virtual self in UFC Undisputed 3 than your real self, you'll be delighted to hear that this DLC confers some kind of upgrade to your Create-A-Fighter character in that game.

This Workout Pack is free, but it will be followed by two more paid expansions, each selling for 800 MSP ($10): the "Cain Velasquez Workout Pack" on January 31 and the "Jon Jones Workout Pack" on February 21. All are exclusive to the Xbox version.
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THQ Announces Availability of First Downloadable Workout Pack for UFC(R) Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System
Workout Pack Featuring UFC Bantamweight Urijah Faber Now Available Exclusively on Xbox LIVE for the Xbox 360 Video Game and Entertainment System from Microsoft
AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Jan 03, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship(R) organization today announced availability of the first downloadable workout pack for UFC(R) Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System, the popular interactive fitness product released earlier this year. Focusing on prominent UFC bantamweight Urijah Faber, whose submission victory over Brian Bowles at UFC 139 earned him a future rematch against Dominick Cruz for the UFC Bantamweight Championship, the Urijah Faber Workout Pack will feature five new workout routines and 15 new Hit the Mitts drills. The pack also includes an Undisputed Trainee achievement, providing consumers who purchase the forthcoming UFC(R) Undisputed(TM) 3 for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft with an opportunity to receive a Create-a-Fighter boost and save approximately 8-10 hours in gameplay time. The Urijah Faber Workout Pack is available now on Xbox LIVE(R) Marketplace for the Xbox 360 and is free of charge to all consumers who own UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System on Kinect(TM) for Xbox 360.

Future downloadable workout offerings for UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System, also available exclusively via Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360, are currently scheduled as follows:

Cain Velasquez Workout Pack: The Cain Velasquez Workout Pack is slated to feature five new workout routines and 15 new Hit the Mitts drills featuring the former UFC Heavyweight Champion. The pack is currently scheduled for release on January 31, 2012 and will be available for a suggested purchase cost of 800 Microsoft Points.
Jon Jones Workout Pack: Featuring the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, the Jon Jones Workout Pack is slated to feature five new workout routines, as well as 15 new Hit the Mitts drills. The pack is currently scheduled for release on February 21, 2012 and will be available for a suggested purchase cost of 800 Microsoft Points.
"UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System has helped consumers around the world utilize MMA-inspired exercises to reach their fitness goals," said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ. "The release of new downloadable workout packs will add additional depth and variety to any exercise routine or program."

"UFC Personal Trainer gives fans the chance to train like their favorite UFC athletes and these workout packs take it to a whole new level," UFC President Dana White said. "Jon Jones, Cain Velasquez and Urijah Faber are three of the best conditioned fighters in the UFC. They'll challenge UFC fans to reach fitness goals like never before."

This article was originally published on Joystiq.