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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: 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 yet, for...


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: Mason Nash

Posted: October 17, 2017

The Gentlemen’s Expo | Feature Fighter: Mason Nash 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...


Canadian Olympian Mandy Bujold Joins Presenting Partners Landscape Plus At The Fight To End Cancer 2017

Posted: April 24, 2017

(Photo From Fight To End Cancer 2016) Mandy Bujold (centre) with Ben Mulroney (left) and Jennifer Huggins, Founder and Executive Director of the Fight To End Cancer (right) Canadian Olympian Mandy Bujold Joins Presenting Partners Landscape Plus At The Fight To End Cancer 2017 Representing Canada in the Rio 2016 Olympic games and working tirelessly to achieve her dreams, Mandy has a lot to fight for. Though she has her hands full with 4-6 hour training days, Mandy still finds the time to fight for the things she believes in. This year, Mandy and her fiancé, Reid McIver will be...


The Honour Of Fighting Cancer | Featuring Olympic Trophies

Posted: April 28, 2017

Olympic Trophies have been our official trophies and awards supplier for the Fight To End Cancer since the very beginning. They also created the official FTEC Belt, awarded to the main event winner each year! The Honour Of Fighting Cancer | Featuring Olympic Trophies They provide awards to all of our sponsors, as well as medals and trophies to the team of heroes who step into the ring each year.  They supply dedication plaques to those we're fighting for and quietly work to honour the world around them.  Leo Denino and his team at Olympic Trophies have been supporters of the...


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

Posted: May 8, 2017

TORONTO GUARDIAN: “A Day in the Life” with Boxing Trainer, Charity Fundraiser and Photographer: Virgil Barrow 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 participating in is called the Fight To End Cancer and happens this year on Saturday May...


Taking A Stand Against Cancer | Featuring DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

Posted: April 26, 2017

Taking A Stand Against Cancer | Featuring DLA Piper (Canada) LLP The Fight to End Cancer is so proud to have DLA Piper (Canada) LLP as a sponsor this year, along with recruiting a fighter to participate in the event. Kim Hamill  helps run the practice of two labour and employment lawyers at DLA Piper (Canada) LLP, and she's stepping into the ring as our 2017 Co-Main Event.  Kim is directing her personal fundraising dollars to pediatrics, because she feels that children have to fight harder to truly understand the depth of what a cancer diagnosis means.  She wants them to...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | BRANDON GLYNN

Posted: April 30, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | BRANDON GLYNN Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer, in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Blue Corner Brandon Glynn, sponsored by Make It Happen Media It’s time to meet our Bout 1, Blue Corner Fighter, Brandon ‘Payday’ Glynn.  Brandon is an Account Executive at Eagle Professional Staffing, who has supported the Fight to End Cancer since the very beginning. “Our organization sponsors FTEC every year...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | WILLIAM IAFANO

Posted: April 30, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | WILLIAM IAFANO Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Red Corner, William Iafano, sponsored by State Window Corp. Bout 1 Fighter, Will ‘The Thrill’ Iafano is yet another legacy fighter (as we like to call them), joining the ranks of #FTEC2015 fighter Sean Donovan and #FTEC2016 Main Event Fighter, Cory Raymond who both work at PLC alongside William.  PLC has yet to produce...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | MICHAEL SINANAN

Posted: April 28, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | MICHAEL SINANAN Leading up to Fight Night, we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer, in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Blue Corner, Michael Sinanan Sponsored by The Old Mill Toronto Next up in our Featured Fighter series, is our Bout 2 competitor Michael ‘The Magic’ Sinanan! Michael is a freelance designer and runs his own agency, Brainmetal Designs.  He is being sponsored by our long-time supporter and the Gala venue, The Old...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | CHRIS SMALL

Posted: April 28, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | CHRIS SMALL Leading up to Fight Night, we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer, in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Red Corner, Chris Small Sponsored by: Wolfepoint Consulting It’s time to meet our BOUT 2 Fighters, starting with Chris ‘Notorious’ Small!  Chris is the President and Principal Consultant of Wolfepoint Consulting, helping private and public sector companies optimize their IT.  So what lead him to FTEC? “I have...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | SEBASTIAN SALOLE

Posted: April 28, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | SEBASTIAN SALOLE Leading up to Fight Night, we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer, in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Blue Corner, Sebastian Salole Sponsored by Kimurawear Just over a month out from FIGHT NIGHT, we are putting the spotlight on the incredible guys and gals of #FTEC2017, starting with our Bout 3 Fighter Sebatstian ‘The Underdog’ Salole. Sebastian is a father of two little girls and celebrated his 40th birthday...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | ANDREW NOEL

Posted: April 28, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | ANDREW NOEL Leading up to Fight Night, we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer, in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Red Corner, Andrew Noel, sponsored by GALE Partners Just over a month out from FIGHT NIGHT, we are putting the spotlight on the incredible guys and gals of #FTEC2017.  Next up is our Bout 3 Fighter, Andrew "The Lion" Noel! Andrew is a husband, father of two and co-founded GALE Partners with a group of friends – a...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | KIM HAMILL

Posted: April 30, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | KIM HAMILL Leading up to Fight Night, we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Blue Corner Kim Hamill, sponsored by DLA Piper (Canada) LLP We are excited to introduce our Bout 4 Fighter and the first of our Co-Main Event feature, Kim ‘The Hammer’ Hamill!  Legal Assistant by day and currently an amateur boxer by night!  Kim’s bought has been supported by her employer DLA Piper (Canada) LLP...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | ALLISON DELLANDREA

Posted: May 1, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | ALLISON DELLANDREA Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Red Corner, Allison Dellandrea, sponsored by City Alliance Real Estate Services Ltd. Meet the second half of our Co-Main Event, Allison ‘The Protector’ Dellandrea.  Allison is a mother and has served as a Crown Attorney for 18 years.  She spends her days not only fighting for children, but as the provincial...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | RANDY WOODS

Posted: May 1, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | RANDY WOODS Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Blue Corner Randy Woods, sponsored by nonlinear AND NOW… FOR THE MAIN EVENT!  Randy ‘The Deep Dark’ Woods, in the blue corner, will be battling it out, in not his first, but his second boxing match to raise money for cancer research.  Randy is the co-founder and president of Nonlinear, a global digital agency.  He will...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | MARK BENOIT

Posted: April 28, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | MARK BENOIT Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Red Corner, Mark Benoit, sponsored by Z103.5 AND NOW…OUT OF THE RED CORNER… Meet Mark ‘The Old Man Fighting’ Benoit! Founder and the creative mind behind MBCM Inc., a boutique hospitality development company, Mark had his eyes open to a unique opportunity when he attended the 2016 Fight To End Cancer Gala. “The...


Reimagining The Future With Fight To End Cancer | Featuring GALE Partners

Posted: May 1, 2017

Reimagining The Future With Fight To End Cancer | Featuring GALE Partners The Fight to End Cancer is honoured to have GALE Partners as a sponsor this year.  Andrew Noel, Co-Founder of GALE Partners, has been training diligently, to showcase their commitment to the cause.  He is preparing to step into the ring as a fighter at this year’s gala event.  Gale Partners is the sponsor for Bout 3 on fight night. Andrew is SVP of Client Services, in his day job.  He’s compared his hungry self to Bruce Banner, so come fight night, we might just see him unleash his version...


Lights, Camera... So Much Action In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Q Productions

Posted: May 3, 2017

Lights, Camera... So Much Action In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Q Productions The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome audio and video technical support.  Our 2017 Gala will be our first time partnering with Q Productions and we are delighted to have them on board.  Their commitment and support to the event speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference. " At Q Productions Inc, we've teamed up with Fight To End Cancer 2017 to show compassion and support for those who battle Cancer.  Each and every one of us will somehow be affected...


The Luxurious Home Of The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring The Old Mill Toronto

Posted: May 3, 2017

Packing hundreds of guests into the Brule ballrooms, the luxurious Old Mill Toronto has been the official venue of the Fight To End Cancer since 2013. The Luxurious Home Of The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring The Old Mill Toronto The Old Mill Toronto is in their fifth year of supporting the Fight to End Cancer (FTEC).   The five star venue, fabulous food and incredible staff help make our event a sought-after ticket. The Old Mill Toronto supports FTEC long before the Gala begins.  The Old Mill Toronto provides the venue for promotional photos and video, as soon as the fight...