PRESS RELEASE: Global Legacy Boxing Joins The Fight To End Cancer At FIGHT FOR THE FALLS | JUNE 30th Niagara Falls, ON

June 18, 2017
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Global Legacy Boxing Joins The Fight To End Cancer At FIGHT FOR THE FALLS
JUNE 30th Niagara Falls, ON


With the return of professional boxing to Niagara Falls, the Fight to End Cancer (FTEC) is delighted to partner with Global Legacy Boxing to help bring awareness to the sport and to continue raising critical funds cancer research.

This coming Canada Day, Niagara Falls will be celebrating the 150th birthday of our great Nation, in addition to the launch of Global Legacy Boxing’s inaugural event in their newly minted “Fight Series: Niagara”. Global Legacy will be partnering with the Fight To End Cancer for the official 50-50 draw, with proceeds going to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.

The first in a series of events, GLB VI: Fight for the Falls will be taking place on June 30th, 2017, at the Scotiabank Convention Centre, and will see the homecoming of veteran local super welterweight contender Phil Lo Greco.

“Niagara has always been a very desirable destination on our radar. I am both proud and excited to bring the GLB fight series to Niagara; with Canada celebrating the 150th birthday of our amazing country, the timing could not be better”

~ Lennox Lewis | Co-Founder, Global Legacy Boxing
Undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World

“With a mandate to further establish Niagara Falls as the “Vegas of the North”, Global Legacy Boxing sees a home in Niagara now and in the future. “This region is (already) known for its elegance, world-class wineries, gaming and resorts. It’s now on us to bring the level of sport and world-class boxing events Niagara Falls deserves.”

~ Les Woods | CEO/President, Global Legacy Boxing

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Photo: Global Legacy Boxing President/CEO (left) and Lennox Lewis (right) | Les Woods is determined to bring boxing back to its golden days. His passion and commitment to the world of boxing prompted Lennox Lewis' partnership with Global Legacy Boxing.

Photo: Global Legacy Boxing President/CEO (left) and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Of The World, Lennox Lewis (right) | Global Legacy Boxing is determined to bring boxing back to its golden days. Lennox Lewis’ passion and commitment to the world of boxing is what prompted his partnership with Global Legacy Boxing. Together, Les and Lennox hope to change the face of boxing in Canada while giving back to the community.


Global Legacy President, Les Woods, and FTEC Founder, Jennifer Huggins, both share similar passions in the world of boxing and giving back to the community. In Les’ words:

“At a time when so many are afflicted by this debilitating disease, both physically and mentally, our ability to play a role in supporting a foundation to fight one of the greatest fights of all, felt like a natural partnership.”

Photo Credit: Vincent Dayrit | Look for our Fight To End Cancer Promo Girls on June 30, selling tickets to the official 50/50 draw! All proceeds from the draw benefit the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.

Photo Credit: Vincent Dayrit | Look for our Fight To End Cancer Promo Girls on June 30, selling tickets to the official 50/50 draw! All proceeds from the draw benefit the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.


FIGHT FOR THE FALLS INFORMATION & TICKETS

The five (5) bout undercard will play host to a number of local and international professional boxers including:

Oleksandr “The Panther” Teslenko (9-0-0) –Ukrainian Blue Chip Prospect
Kane Heron (6-0-0) – Canadian Prospect
Kristian Prenga (4-1-0) – 2X European Kick-Boxing Champion
Marko Szalia (2-1-0) –Niagara Region Native, Up and Coming talent
Bradley Wilcox (Debut) – Hamilton Native
Slavko Paic (Debut)

WHAT: Lennox Lewis and Les Woods of Global Legacy Boxing are proud to announce an upcoming evening of fights taking place in Niagara Falls, Ontario, the first of which will be staged on June 30th, 2017.

WHEN: June 30th, 2017. Doors at 6:00pm, Boxing at 7:00pm

WHERE: Scotiabank Convention Centre – 6815 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario

(Paid parking is available onsite, located towards the rear of the building.)

Tickets start at just $50

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ABOUT GLOBAL LEGACY BOXING

Global Legacy Boxing is the brainchild of successful Canadian Entrepreneur, Les Woods and Lennox Lewis, the last undisputed, universally recognized Heavyweight Champion of the World. Global Legacy Boxing was founded to establish professional boxing as a premier sporting, cultural and social event for all Canadians to experience.

For additional information on Global Legacy Boxing, Lennox Lewis, or general inquiries, please contact Cullen Woods at Global Legacy Boxing.
Cullenwoods@glboxing.com 647.269.5503

ABOUT FIGHT TO END CANCER

The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is a year round initiative carried out by ambassadors, sponsors and volunteers worldwide. Over $700,000 has been donated to date since our inaugural year in 2012. Funds raised by FTEC are donated directly to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Each year we celebrate the incredible hard work and dedication of our FTEC family with a black-tie charity boxing gala. This gala showcases 10 men and women who represent our Official Fight Team. More About Us

Fight To End Cancer Media Contact:
Jennifer Huggins
Founder | Executive Director
Phone: +1.416.666.9314
Email address: jennifer@fighttoendcancer.com