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1 Million Reasons To Get Punched In The Face | Introducing The FTEC2018 Fight Team

Posted: December 11, 2017

1 Million Reasons To Get Punched In The Face Introducing The FTEC2018 Fight Team What do you call someone who elects to make a 6 month commitment to do hundreds of hours of physical training, and raise thousands of dollars for cancer research -- all while maintaining their regular commitments to work and family, as well as getting punched in the face?  You call them a hero!  And what do you call a group of 10 of these heroes?  You call them the Fight To End Cancer 2018 Fight Team. The 2018 Fight Team is poised to make FTEC history.   Their collective goal is to break...


Everything You Need To Know About #FTEC2018

Posted: December 12, 2017

Everything You Need To Know About #FTEC2018 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 or... Join The...


Claiming Canadian Titles And Fighting Cancer In Niagara Falls Ontario | Featuring Global Legacy Boxing

Posted: December 3, 2017

Fight To End Cancer founder, Jennifer Huggins (centre) helps promote awareness and raise funds at the Global Legacy Boxing show in Niagara Falls Dec. 1, 2017 | Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow Claiming Canadian Titles And Fighting Cancer In Niagara Falls Ontario | Featuring Global Legacy Boxing Global Legacy Boxing has Established Professional Boxing, and the Fight To End Cancer in Niagara Falls! Mladen (The Monster) Miljas demonstrated that he has scary power in both fists Friday night at the Niagara Falls Convention Centre. The Mississauga heavyweight captured the Canadian...


Global Legacy Boxing Continues The Fight To End Cancer At THUNDER AT THE FALLS | December 1st Niagara Falls, ON

Posted: November 29, 2017

Global Legacy Boxing Continues The Fight To End Cancer At THUNDER AT THE FALLS | December 1st Niagara Falls, ON   DILLON “Big Country” CARMAN To defend his Canadian Heavyweight Title !! The Fight to End Cancer (FTEC) is delighted to partner once again with Global Legacy Boxing, with the return of professional boxing to Niagara Falls, for their 7th professional show to help bring awareness to the sport and to continue raising critical funds for cancer research. Canadian Heavyweight Champion DILLON “Big Country”CARMAN (12-2, Madoc, Ontario) will defend his title...


The Momentum Continues With Mariela Burkett's Survivor Bootcamp

Posted: November 29, 2017

Mariela Burkett is held high as she is honoured by her supporters after hosting the most successful Survivor Bootcamp on November 25! The Momentum Continues With Mariela Burkett's Survivor Bootcamp We're All Touched By Cancer! Thanks To Mariela Burkett, We're Kicking Cancer's Butt! This weekend was a busy one for Fight To End Cancer, with the Friday Night Fights 'To End Cancer', followed the next morning with Mariela Burkett's biannual Survivor Bootcamp. Saturday may have been cold, but things certainly heated up in the Northstar Montessori School in Mississauga! For the past...


Conquering New Territory With The Friday Night Fights 'To End Cancer' At The Gentlemen's Expo

Posted: November 27, 2017

Photo Credit: Spencer Wynn | The main event at The Friday Night Fights 'To End Cancer', featuring Kassandra O’Reilly vs. Sara Haghighat-Joo, was celebrated with a win by Haghighat-joo. Conquering New Territory With The Friday Night Fights 'To End Cancer' At The Gentlemen's Expo On Friday November 24th, the Fight To End Cancer was showcased at the first ever Friday Night Fights 'To End Cancer' as part of this years Gentlemen’s Expo.  The annual event brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences.  The addition of the Friday Night...


The Gentlemen's Expo | Official Master Of Ceremonies: 'Showdown Joe' Ferraro

Posted: November 10, 2017

The Gentlemen's Expo | Official Master Of Ceremonies: 'Showdown Joe' Ferraro Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever.  The event proceeds will benefit the Fight To End Cancer, so you can enjoy a true gentleman’s sport, while raising...


The Gentlemen's Expo | Official Ring Announcer: Barry 'Bad Boy' Pletch

Posted: November 10, 2017

The Gentlemen's Expo | Official Ring Announcer: Barry 'Bad Boy' Pletch Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever.  The event proceeds will benefit the Fight To End Cancer, so you can enjoy a true gentleman’s sport, while raising...


The Gentlemen's Expo | Special Guest Coach: Rodolfo Velasquez

Posted: November 10, 2017

The Gentlemen's Expo | Special Guest Coach: Rodolfo Velasquez Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever.  The event proceeds will benefit the Fight To End Cancer, so you can enjoy a true gentleman’s sport, while raising funds for...


MEDIA RELEASE: The Gentlemen’s Expo Hosts Friday Night Fights 'To End Cancer' - Tickets Are Now On-Sale

Posted: October 30, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE: The Gentlemen’s Expo Hosts Friday Night Fights 'To End Cancer' Tickets Are Now On-Sale. Event is Nov 24-25, 2017 October 30th, 2017 | Toronto, ON. — Style, Grooming, Food, and Drink will now be joined by Friday Night Fights ‘To End Cancer’ at The Gentlemen’s Expo (#TGE2017). TGE has a wide variety of emerging and established brands and products, alongside celebrity guests and now a sanctioned Olympic boxing card on Friday, November 24th. All of this in one place means that tickets to Canada’s leading lifestyle event for men is an easy decision! The Gentlemen’s...


TORONTO GUARDIAN: Win Tickets To The Friday Night Fights 'To End Cancer'

Posted: November 9, 2017

TORONTO GUARDIAN: Win Tickets To The Friday Night Fights 'To End Cancer' Our friends at the Toronto Guardian have thrown their support behind the event and are offering readers the opportunity to attend the event and maybe even hone their own boxing prowess through an online contest. Here’s what you can win: Prize 1 – (2) Tickets to Friday Nov. 24 for access to the Gentlemen’s Expo and Friday Night Fights ’To End Cancer’ ($50 Value) Prize 2 – (2) Tickets to Friday Nov. 24 for access to the Gentlemen’s Expo and Friday Night Fights ’To End Cancer’ ($50 Value) Prize...


LAST CALL FOR TICKETS: The Gentlemen’s Expo Hosts Friday Night Fights 'To End Cancer'

Posted: November 20, 2017

Photo By: Virgil Barrow | Thad Ridsdill (Left) vs. Mark Smither (Right), will face off in the Co-Main Event on Friday November 24 at The Friday Night Fights 'To End Cancer' hosted by The Gentlemen's Expo WHAT: THE GENTLEMEN’S EXPO #TGE2017 WHEN: Friday November 24, 2017 | 4pm - 10pm (fights start at 8pm) WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre | North Building, 255 Front St West. WHY: Friday Night Fights ‘To End Cancer’ In Support Of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation TICKETS: Only $25 regular price - Use Promo Code BOXING to save $5 per ticket!  Please purchase general...


Welcoming The Newest Hero In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Michael Burns

Posted: November 1, 2017

Michael Burns, 2017 (CNW Group/Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation) Welcoming The Newest Hero In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Michael Burns The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is one of the Top 5 Cancer Research Centres in the world and is attracting world-class talent.  This is epitomized by its latest announcement, the appointment of Michael Burns to the position of President  & CEO of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, effective January 2, 2018. FTEC is an official partner supporting The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation and we are delighted to see...

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The Power Of Momentum | Featuring Mariela Burkett

Posted: October 31, 2017

Mariela Burkett is held high as she is honoured by her supporters after hosting the most successful Survivor Bootcamp earlier this year! The Power Of Momentum | Featuring Mariela Burkett Tickets On Sale Now For Mariela's Next Survivor Bootcamp On Saturday November 25, 2017 Tickets & Info Mo-men-tum - strength or force gained by motion or by a series of events. Mariela Burkett’s life has been all about momentum, since being declared cancer-free nearly three years ago.  Mariela took her commitment to fitness, personal training, and inspiring others to a whole new, epic level...


The 2017 Bed Race, A 'Wicked' Success | Featuring Landscape Plus Ltd.

Posted: October 30, 2017

Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow | The Landscape Plus Ltd. Team raced down Bloor St. W. in the Kingsway this weekend in support of the Dorothy Ley Hospice The 2017 Bed Race Was A 'Wicked' Success | Featuring Landscape Plus Ltd. The 9th Annual Halloween Bed Race and Pumpkinfest was a wicked success this past Sunday October 29th 2017, with costumes flying and beds racing down Bloor Street Teams of up to six members raced a hospital bed down Bloor St. W. in Etobicoke, in a bid to be crowned the winner.  Teams collected pledges with all the proceeds applied to support hospice palliative care...


PRESS RELEASE: Global Legacy Boxing Continues The Fight To End Cancer At THUNDER AT THE FALLS | December 1st Niagara Falls, ON

Posted: October 23, 2017

PRESS RELEASE:  Global Legacy Boxing Continues The Fight To End Cancer At THUNDER AT THE FALLS | December 1st Niagara Falls, ON   DILLON “Big Country” CARMAN To defend his Canadian Heavyweight Title !! The Fight to End Cancer (FTEC) is delighted to partner once again with Global Legacy Boxing, with the return of professional boxing to Niagara Falls, for their 7th professional show to help bring awareness to the sport and to continue raising critical funds for cancer research. Canadian Heavyweight Champion DILLON “Big Country”CARMAN (12-2, Madoc, Ontario)...


The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Kassandra O'Reilly

Posted: October 19, 2017

Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow | Kassandra O'Reilly is stepping back into the ring as an official Fight To End Cancer fighter for the second time.  Kassandra and her brother, Josh O'Reilly, both fought in the inaugural Fight To End Cancer gala, in 2012. The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Kassandra O'Reilly Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public...


The Gentlemen's Expo | Feature Fighter: James Hughes

Posted: November 9, 2017

Photo: St. Catharines Boxing Club Team competing at the 2016 New York State Fair. (Left to Right: James Hughes, Daniel Ryan, Jake Isenor and Karli McCabe) The Gentlemen's Expo | Feature Fighter: James Hughes Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the...


The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Sara Haghighat-joo

Posted: October 19, 2017

Photo: Sara Haghighat-joo, between rounds, receives some words of wisdom from her coach Stevie Bailey The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Sara Haghighat-joo Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever.  The event proceeds will benefit...


The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Amanda Galle

Posted: October 16, 2017

Photo: Amanda Galle fights her way to gold at the 2017 Silver Gloves in Ontario The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Amanda Galle Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever.  The event proceeds will benefit the Fight To End Cancer...


The Gentlemen's Expo | Feature Fighter: Thad Ridsdill

Posted: October 17, 2017

Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow | Thad Ridsdill keeps focused on winning during the finals of the Silver Gloves in October 2017. The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Thad Ridsdill Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever.  The event...


The Gentlemen's Expo | Feature Fighter: Mark Smither

Posted: October 15, 2017

Photo by Virgil Barrow | Mark Smither shows his determination and pure grit as he trains hard with a broken hand during the 2016 National Training Camp. The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Mark Smither Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first...


The Gentlemen's Expo | Feature Fighter: Jessica Brugess

Posted: October 17, 2017

  Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow | Jessica Brugess made the 5 hour commute from Sudbury ON. to get some rounds of sparring in during the 2016 National Training Camp. The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Jessica Brugess Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year...


The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Moe Zawadi

Posted: October 18, 2017

One of Canada's most promising junior boxers, Moe Zawadi, spars the top elite boxers in the country during the 2016 National Training Camp. The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Moe Zawadi Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever.  The event...


The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Aden Djama

Posted: October 17, 2017

The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: ADEN DJAMA Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever.  The event proceeds will benefit the Fight To End Cancer, so you can enjoy a true gentleman’s sport, while raising funds for an incredible...


The Gentlemen's Expo | Feature Fighter: Sunny Thind

Posted: October 9, 2017

Photographer: Virgil Barrow | Sunny Thind sparring at the Ontario Provincial Training Camp in preparation for the 2016 Canadian Nationals. The Gentlemen's Expo | Feature Fighter: Sunny Thind Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever...


The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Robert Serrano

Posted: October 18, 2017

Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow | Robert Serrano walks out to the ring with the support of his coaching team from Ajax Boxing Club. The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Robert Serrano Event Date: Friday November 24, 2017 More Event Information/Buy Tickets The Gentlemen’s Expo brings you the absolute best in gentlemanly content, retailers, brands and experiences, every year!  It’s the most fun you will have all year… while still being in public.  We will be hosting sanctioned Olympic boxing matches to celebrate the biggest year yet, for the first time ever.  The event...


JOSH 'DUBS' O'REILLY IS TAKING THE FIGHT TO END CANCER PRO FIGHTING FOR THE IBA BELT

Posted: October 5, 2017

2012 Fight To End Cancer Fighter, Josh O'Reilly is taking on Oscar Arjona for his 10th professional fight.  This will be the first time Josh is competing for a title in the IBA Continental Lightweight Championship. JOSH 'DUBS' O'REILLY IS TAKING THE FIGHT TO END CANCER PRO Support Josh As He Takes On His 10th Professional Fight, And First Title Shot At The Hershey Centre On Saturday October 21, 2017 BUY TICKETS NOW USE PROMO CODE: JOSH "I'm pumped to be fighting for my first title, IBA Continental Lightweight Championship.  I've been working very hard and camp is going...


The Search Is ON For Our 2018 Fight Team | Join The Fight To End Cancer

Posted: August 1, 2017

The Search Is ON For Our 2018 Fight Team | Join The Fight To End Cancer 2018 Founded in 2011, the Fight To End Cancer has donated over $700,000.00, in support of cancer research, with proceeds going directly to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. The year-long fundraising efforts of the Fight To End Cancer are celebrated each year in an event like no other. Featuring a new group of business men and women, with no prior boxing experience, Fight To End Cancer’s annual black tie gala concludes months of their intense training, in an Olympic-style sanctioned boxing...


Cancer Awareness Month Is A Year-Round Initiative

Posted: September 5, 2017

Photo Credit: Josh Rossi Photography "The Real Justice League" Cancer Awareness Month Is A Year-Round Initiative #CancerAwarenessMonth is year-round, for the Fight To End Cancer and many others.  Raising awareness and funds for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation are just a couple initiatives we've committed our lives to.  We are relentless, focusing on our mission to make the future a better place and to end cancer in our lifetime. It's important however, to take the opportunity to bring awareness to the incredible heroes, who's lives revolve around the reality...


TORONTO GUARDIAN: “A Day in the Life” with Boxing Trainer, Charity Fundraiser and Photographer Virgil Barrow

Posted: September 2, 2017

Virgil Barrow – Photo by Spencer Wynn Photography TORONTO GUARDIAN: “A Day in the Life” with Boxing Trainer, Charity Fundraiser and Photographer Virgil Barrow Article By: Jennifer Huggins View Original Article Virgil Barrow spends his days at Kingsway Boxing Club in Toronto, pouring his heart and soul into the sport of boxing. He dedicates six months of his life, each year, to coach ten men and women who have no prior boxing experience. These incredible men and women step into the ring, to literally knock out cancer, at the end of the six months! The event they are...


The "Money Fight" Redefined At The Fantasy Sports Show

Posted: August 28, 2017

Jennifer Huggins and Virgil Barrow spent the weekend sharing their passion for boxing, the community and ending cancer, at the inaugural Fantasy Sports Show at the International Centre in Toronto. The "Money Fight" Redefined At The Fantasy Sports Show Tens of millions tuned in around the world to watch one of boxing's all-time greatest pugilists (Floyd Mayweather), go head-to-head with one of UFC's best fighters (Conor McGregor).  One thing that this weekends "Money Fight" proved, unequivocally, is just how entertaining boxing is to everyone! Nearly one hundred exhibitors...


Rocked But Never Defeated In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Bobby Umar

Posted: August 18, 2017

Bobby Umar is a 4 x TEDx Speaker and a huge advocate in the Fight To End Cancer Rocked But Never Defeated In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Bobby Umar "Cancer affects us all.  Admittedly it was more removed from me because it was not a common South Asian (i.e. brown guy) thing growing up.  We mostly dealt with Diabetes and Heart Disease.  But there have been significant moments where Cancer has literally rocked me."   Everyone has a story, purpose, and a legacy. Here's Bobby's cancer story... Vincent Fazari was a student of mine at Shad Valley.  He was...


Thriving In Canada | Featuring Leigh Mitchell

Posted: August 18, 2017

Leigh Mitchell (wearing blue shirt) at a Women In Biz Network workshop she hosted earlier this year. Thriving In Canada | Featuring Leigh Mitchell Leigh Mitchell learned early in her adult life how to thrive and fight for what was important to her.  Leigh was diagnosed with pre-cancerous cervical cancer in her late twenties, which was caught just in time.  She was treated with laser surgery to remove it.  It was a quick day procedure, however, she was very emotional and exhausted post treatment.  Her encounter with cancer was a prelude to the importance she would place on...


If You Think Running Is Hard... Try Chemotherapy | Featuring Alison Gomes

Posted: August 15, 2017

Alison with her father running to Defeat Cancer! If You Think Running Is Hard... Try Chemotherapy | Featuring Alison Gomes Article By: Luis Parades Cancer can hit a person at anytime, no matter what stage in their life!  Alison Gomez found this out as she started on the first steps of achieving her career goals!  Alison had only one goal in her mind at the age of 19, to join and become a part of the US Navy.  She began on her journey by taking a huge step and moved to The Great Lakes Navel Base to begin basic training and boot camp.  It was at this navel base where she...


Tip Top Tailors Is Fighting Cancer In Style By Raising A Whopping $60,000.00

Posted: August 1, 2017

Photo Captured By: Virgil Barrow | Executive Director, Jennifer Huggins (Centre) and the team from Tip Top Tailor's Sherway location celebrate the big win as the company announces the news of raising over $60,000 in support of the Fight To End Cancer. Tip Top Tailors Is Fighting Cancer In Style By Raising A Whopping $60,000 Article By: Rebecca Weber Tip Top Tailors has been a proud partner of the Fight To End Cancer Family since 2014.  They’ve been with us for 4 years now and have helped us out in ways we could not have possibly imagined.  This year alone, Tip Top Tailors have managed...


Unstoppable In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Global Legacy Boxing

Posted: July 7, 2017

Photo by: Virgil Barrow | Main Event and hometown celebrity Phil Lo Greco earned his unanimous decision last Friday over Mexico’s Jesus Gurrola, improving his record to 28-3. Unstoppable In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Global Legacy Boxing Global Legacy Boxing guarantees that boxing is back to stay in Niagara Falls, with the announcement of their next event expected in 3 weeks, along with their Fight To End Cancer! Hometown celebrity Phil Lo Greco was celebrating a hard-earned, unanimous decision over Mexico’s Jesus Gurrola, improving his record to 28-3, while...


Celebrating Canada 150th Fight To End Cancer Style

Posted: June 28, 2017

Celebrating Canada 150th Fight To End Cancer Style Article By: Jennifer Huggins Canada will be celebrating its 150th birthday this weekend and millions of people will be finding different ways to mark this milestone across the country.  There's something special about Canadians - besides always being sorry for being sorry - we are an incredibly generous nation.  This is something that has been felt by our organization since our inaugural event 5 years ago.  Our incredible country has helped us raise over $700,000.00 in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation...


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

Posted: June 18, 2017

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...


The Fight To End Cancer Through The Lens Of Toronto Photographer Eric Tavares

Posted: June 11, 2017

  The Fight To End Cancer Through The Lens Of Toronto Photographer Eric Tavares The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) has become a year round initiative carried out by hundreds of sponsors, volunteers and ambassadors.  FTEC brings together some of the most talented individuals, many of whom are completely out of their element. CEO's and top executives take on the role of amateur competitive boxers, while professional photographers hang off the ropes in a completely uncontrolled setting. Why would so many professionals push themselves so far outside of their comfort zones? They...


PRESS RELEASE: Breaking Records In The 6th Annual Fight To End Cancer! Donating over $700,000.00 To Date

Posted: May 30, 2017

Photo By Official Photographer: Laura Polischuik | The FTEC2017 Fight Team posed for one final group shot before entering the ballroom.  They laced up their gloves, stepped into the ring and made the Fight To End Cancer 2017 a knockout success. Breaking Records In The 6th Annual Fight To End Cancer!  Donating over $700,000.00 To Date Wednesday May 31, 2017 - TORONTO, ON -  The 6th Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala (FTEC) was our biggest and most successful year ever!  The sold out event was hosted by Angie Seth, the Weekend anchor of Global News, at the historic...


EVENT ADVISORY: 6th ANNUAL FIGHT TO END CANCER GALA - SATURDAY MAY 27th, 2017 | OLD MILL TORONTO

Posted: May 23, 2017

EVENT ADVISORY: 6th Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala | Old Mill Toronto Saturday May 27th is Fight Night... AND Defeat Is NOT An Option! Photo By Laura Polischuik - Fight To End Cancer Photographer | This photo was captured at the Official Media Day Weigh Ins at Lavelle Rooftop Lounge in Toronto. WHAT: The 6th Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala, benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Our Official Media Day last week was EPIC (View Article and Photos).  We have finally reached fight night, after nearly a year of preparation and training!  Our Las Vegas-style...


Tipping The Scales... The Final 'Stare Down' | Media Day Weigh Ins - Fight To End Cancer 2017

Posted: May 20, 2017

Photo By: Rebecca Freeman Photography | Fight To End Cancer 2017 Co-Main Event fighters, Kim Hamill (left) faces off against Allison Dellandrea one final time before the May 27th fight night! Tipping The Scales... The Final 'Stare Down' FTEC2017 Media Day Weigh Ins MEDIA INQUIRIES: Jennifer Huggins Executive Director Phone: +1.416.666.9314 Email address: jennifer@fighttoendcancer.com Media Access Accreditation: –> 2017 Charity Boxing Gala: Sat. May 27, 2017 5pm – 11 pm | Old Mill Toronto Request Media Access Support The FTEC2017 Fight Team: Donate. Initiate...


Everything You Need To Know About #FTEC2017

Posted: April 27, 2017

Everything You Need To Know About #FTEC2017 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 $600,000 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 or Join The Fight! The...


Words From The Founder 2017 | Featuring Jennifer Huggins

Posted: April 28, 2017

Photographed by Dan Lim (http://danlimphoto.com) Image: Jennifer Huggins (Kingsway Boxing Club). JENNIFER HUGGINS is a multi-dimensional, over achiever who has big dreams and several diverging career interests! She is an entrepreneur, a boxing coach, an international referee, a magician’s assistant and the force behind Fight To End Cancer! Jennifer began following her dreams at a young age when she devoted nearly the first half of her life to the sport of competitive figure skating. She met with an unfortunate accident that cut her skating career short, and during rehabilitation...


ANNOUNCEMENT: Canadian Pop Sensation Karl Wolf Joins The Fight To End Cancer 2017

Posted: April 19, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: Canadian Pop Sensation Karl Wolf Joins The Fight To End Cancer 2017 Karl Wolf is one of this city’s top artists whose latest single “Amateur At Love ft. Kardinal Offishall” reached Gold in Canada & the #9 spot on the iHeart Radio charts (see official below).  His latest EP, The Export Vol. 1, debuted at #2 on the iTunes R&B charts and he has over 1,000,000 career album sales worldwide.  Karl has worked with artists  Timbaland, Snoop Dogg, Pit Bull & Kardinal Offishall, to mention just a few. Karl is extremely involved in the community and...


EVENT ADVISORY: 2017 Official Media Day Weigh Ins | Fight To End Cancer Fight Team

Posted: May 12, 2017

EVENT ADVISORY: 2017 Official Media Day Weigh Ins | Fight To End Cancer Fight Team   Thursday May 18th will be the final opportunity to get exclusive access to the FTEC2017 Fight Team before they fight on event night. WHAT: Enjoy a fun night with the 2017 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team! Interviews, photo ops and the Official Weigh-in ceremony are just a few of the elements we will be featuring at the luxurious Lavelle Rooftop Lounge.  We will have a live DJ, complimentary hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.  We will also be featuring  wine from OMT Vineyards and beer...


PRESS RELEASE: Defeat Is Not An Option - Introducing The FTEC2017 Fight Team

Posted: April 11, 2017

Media Contact: Jennifer Huggins Executive Director Phone: +1.416.666.9314 Email address: jennifer@fighttoendcancer.com Important Dates: --> Official Media Day: Thurs. May 18, 2017 6pm - 8pm | Lavelle Rooftop Lounge Request Media Access --> 2017 Charity Boxing Gala: Sat. May 27, 2017 5pm - 11 pm | Old Mill Toronto Request Media Access Defeat Is Not An Option | Introducing The 2017 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team   Thursday, April 20, 2017 -- TORONTO, ON   The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is thrilled to announce its official 2017 Fight Team benefiting the...


ANNOUNCEMENT: Reaching New Heights At The FTEC2017 Official Media Day | Featuring Lavelle

Posted: April 19, 2017

Reaching New Heights At The FTEC2017 Official Media Day | Featuring Lavelle Official Media Day - Thursday May 18, 2017 ... RSVP For Special Access  The 2017 Fight Team invites you to Lavelle for a rooftop experience unlike any other in Toronto’s exclusive King West neighbourhood.  Lavelle sits 16 stories above the commotion of the city and this luxurious, 16,000 square foot space, will host the Fight To End Cancer's Official Media Day Weigh-ins on Thursday May 18, 2017.  This amazing venue features a seated restaurant, lounge bar, outdoor pool and cabanas, all with...


TIPTOP TAILORS PRESS RELEASE: TIPTOP SUITS UP FOR FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: April 28, 2017

For Immediate Release Lance Itkoff, President 416-780-2138 litkoff@graftonfraser.com TIPTOP SUITS UP FOR FIGHT TO END CANCER Tip Top Tailors set to raise $60,000 in the 2017 Fight To End Cancer with their exclusive ‘Wear Your Support’ Campaign. Beginning this Monday, May 1 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017, Tip Top Tailors will embrace a cause we are so very proud to support for the 4th year in a row - the Fight to End Cancer Charity Gala benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Many of us have been affected by cancer in some way - a friend, a family member, a...