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Defeat Is NOT An Option! Meet The FTEC2018 Fight Team

Posted: May 6, 2018

The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is honoured to announce the official FIGHT TEAM for 2018!  These dedicated, brave men and women, will be stepping into the squared circle on Saturday June 2, 2018  at the 7th Annual Fight to End Cancer Charity Gala, benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. These men and women have trained diligently, for six months, starting as novice boxers and becoming skilled Olympic fighters!  The evening features great entertainment, amazing boxing and is hosted by Angie Seth of Global News and Kevin Newman of CTV’s W5.  The Annual Fight To End Cancer...


Tune In To Watch FTEC2018 Live

Posted: May 14, 2018

 In addition to over 1000 guests in attendance at our official events, we are opening our broadcast up to the world! Tune into our live broadcast with exclusive access to the red carpet, live performances, commentated fights and so much more! 100% Pay-Per-View Sales Donated To Charity! Pre-Order Live Stream | Only $30.00 ($40.00 if you wait) Pre-Order Live Stream Important Dates: –> Official Media Day: Thurs. May 24, 2018 6pm – 8pm | Kasa Moto and Rooftop Lounge Request Media Access –> 2018 Charity Boxing Gala: Sat. June 2, 2017 5pm – 11 pm | Old...


FTEC2018 Silent Auction Is NOW OPEN TO EVERYONE!

Posted: May 14, 2018

For the first time ever, Fight To End Cancer is holding an online auction open to the public! Our 2018 auction, presented by Humbertown Jewellers, is now open to the public! 100% funds collected from the Fight To End Cancer Live Auction Items is donated to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Don’t miss your chance to secure your item! The online auction will close at 12:00pm on June 1st. Bidding will continue exclusively for guests attending the event on June 2nd using the Givergy tablets provided. View Items & Place Bids Important Dates: –> Official...


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 $800,000.00 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...


Welcome To The Fight Team | Fighting Cancer With The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

Posted: May 9, 2018

FTEC 2017 Alumnus Allison Dellandrea and Dr. Lorne Rotstein her primary care physician since he performed her radical neck dissection for recurrent thyroid cancer in 2009 Fighting Cancer With The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Welcome To The Fight Team Article by: Allison Dellandrea Allison Dellandrea is the mother of three teenagers, a cross-fit athlete, marathoner, FTEC 2017 fighter and a member of the Fight to End Cancer executive. You are already a member of the Fight to End Cancer team if you are reading this article. You have contributed to the goal of conquering cancer...


The Power Of Momentum | Featuring Mariela Burkett

Posted: April 11, 2018

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 April 28, 2018 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...


Announcement! You Can Now Wear Your Support With Tip Top Tailors

Posted: May 30, 2018

Announcement! You Can Now Wear Your Support With Tip Top Tailors Tip Top Tailors will be selling FTEC tie clips in their stores across Canada, so you can 'Wear Your Support' in the Fight to End Cancer!  This is a part of their ongoing and significant support of the Fight to End Cancer and 100% of the sales from the sale of the tie clips will be donated to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  Tip Top Tailors have nearly 100 stores across Canada and a very popular Online Store. TIP TOP TAILORS RETURNS FOR THEIR FIFTH YEAR IN THE FIGHT TO END CANCER! Tip...


It's Draw Time Again | Featuring FTEC2018 Fighter Dawn Millar

Posted: April 19, 2018

It’s Draw Time Again! Featuring FTEC2018 Fighter Dawn Millar For every donation made between January 26 and May 11th, you will be entered into a draw to win a pair of unisex Maui Jim Polarized Rimless Sunglasses VALUED AT OVER $200.00! How To Enter... Spring is here (so “they” say) and with sunny weather hopefully on the way, now is the perfect time for a new pair of sunglasses!  Or, if you’re into boxing like me, you can use them to hide any harmful “side effects” – translation: black eyes 😉  Mind's Eye Neuro-Visual Optometry has donated a fabulous...


Introducing Our #FTEC2018 Main Event: Gavin Grant VS. Rick Dhillon

Posted: April 19, 2018

The FTEC 2018 main event is brought to you by Landscape Plus Ltd., and features two larger than life characters.  These two guys think they have what it takes to be on the big screen... Gavin “Born Ready” Grant, sponsored by Wolfepoint Consulting, has shown himself to be very comfortable in front of the camera.  Whether it’s a candid video at the gym during an intense training session or in his office filming a trailer for his upcoming spy thriller, Gavin’s acting chops are evident. Sponsor Gavin Now! Rick “Sledge-Boy” Dhillon is sponsored by Make It Happen Media...


Humbertown Jewellers Enters the Fight... It’s Time to Knock out Cancer!

Posted: April 4, 2018

 Humbertown Jewellers Enters the Fight... It’s Time to Knock out Cancer!   The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) team is honoured to announce the support of Humbertown Jewellers as our official Live Auction Presenting Partners! Humbertown Jewellers have generously donated the OMEGA CONSTELLATION CO-AXIAL DAY-DATE 38 MM to be featured in the live auction at the 7thAnnual Fight to End Cancer Gala.  They are known for providing their customers with an unsurpassed collection of fine jewellery and watches Humbertown Jewellers cherishes their relationships with their clients, as...


ANNOUNCEMENT: Canadian Entertainers Dr. Draw and Scott Jackson Join The Fight To End Cancer 2018

Posted: March 21, 2018

We are proud to announce that 'Dr.' Eugene Draw (electric violinist), Scott Jackson (human beatboxer) and Jeff Cote (drummer) will be the feature performers at our Saturday June 2, 2018 Fight To End Cancer Gala at The Old Mill Toronto.  You can see them perform before our co-main and main event fights and can also meet them at our Official Media Day at Kasa Moto in Yorkville on Thursday May 24 (5 – 8 pm). There were a number of factors that sparked Jennifer Huggins to start the Fight To End Cancer (FTEC), the main catalyst being the reality of watching cancer attack a loved...


ANNOUNCEMENT: KEVIN NEWMAN, HOST & MANAGING EDITOR OF CTV NATIONAL'S W5, TO CO-HOST 7th ANNUAL FIGHT TO END CANCER GALA!

Posted: February 8, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: KEVIN NEWMAN, HOST & MANAGING EDITOR OF CTV'S W5, TO CO-HOST 7th ANNUAL FIGHT TO END CANCER GALA! The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) team is thrilled to announce that we will be welcoming to our team, Kevin Newman, the Host & Managing Editor of W5.  Kevin will co-host the 2018 FTEC Gala with Global News’ Angie Seth, in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Kevin Newman is Host & Managing Editor of W5, CTV's weekly Investigative and Documentary program, now in its 52nd season. Newman was the founding anchor of Global National, Co-Host...


LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 5 OMEGA CONSTELLATION CO-AXIAL DAY-DATE 38 MM

Posted: March 22, 2018

LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 5 OMEGA CONSTELLATION CO-AXIAL DAY-DATE 38 MM Item Description: The especially dramatic and enduring design concept of the OMEGA Constellation line is characterized by its famous “Griffes”, or claws, and striking dials. This model features a silver dial with day and date windows at the 12 and 6 o'clock positions, and a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal. The 18K red gold bezel, with its engraved Roman numerals, is mounted on a 38 mm stainless steel casebody, and is presented on a stainless steel and 18K red gold bracelet. Visible through the...


LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 4 Culinary Experience For 6 Guests

Posted: May 16, 2018

LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 4 Culinary Experience For 6 Guests Item Description: Enjoy a 4-course menu designed by an Executive Chef for 6 people. This incredible experience includes wine pairings with every course. Executive Chef, Jonathan Brum will be onsite preparing and executing all dishes, he will also be ready for any culinary questions. Your culinary experience will be topped off with a waitress present to help with the entire evening. Package Includes: Private In-Home Catering for 6 people 4 course Menu designed by Chef Jonathon Brum Wine Pairing with...


LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 3 Romantic Escape For Two to Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa

Posted: March 22, 2018

LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 3 Romantic Escape For Two to Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa Item Description: Let Air Canada Vacations take you away for a week of rest and relaxation. Set along a natural white-sand beach in the Riviera Maya, surrounded by lush tropical gardens and the crystal-clear Caribbean, Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa is a luxurious oasis for couples and couples with children. Ideally located close to the excitement of Cancun and Playa del Carmen, this AAA Four Diamond resort is an enchanting wonderland of glistening pools and impressive...


LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 2 Experience Las Vegas With Las Vegas Connexx

Posted: March 22, 2018

LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 2 Experience Las Vegas With Las Vegas Connexx 4 Night Stay With Race Car Package Item Description: Looking for a fun getaway? Stay 4-nights at one of Vegas’ famed Caesars Properties, for an incredible experience in Las Vegas, Nevada. Package Includes: 4-night stay at a Caesars Property (Sunday-Thursday) SPEEDVEGAS Race Car experience (4 laps) Machine Guns Vegas Starters Package Two free drinks at FIZZ Las Vegas Champagne Bar in the Caesars Palace hotel Approximate Value: $1,500.00 Notes and Restrictions: Travel from June...


LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 1 Brought To You By Old Mill Toronto and FTEC2019

Posted: March 22, 2018

LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 1 The Ultimate Weekend For 2 At The Luxurious Old Mill Toronto Dressed To Impress By Tip Top Tailors And A VIP Experience At FTEC2019 Item Description: Prepare for the red carpet with a $1000.00 Gift Card From Tip Top Tailors and a gown rental from Rent Frock Repeat. Get picked up in style by black car service provided by 7 Star Limo and enjoy FTEC2019 as a VIP Guest. Get pampered for the entire weekend at the luxurious Old Mill Toronto, in one of their executive suites.  Enjoy nearly 1,000 sq. feet of elegance and spectacular views of the lush...


ANNOUNCEMENT: JAY MANDARINO TO BE OFFICIAL AUCTIONEER FOR THE 7th ANNUAL FIGHT TO END CANCER GALA!

Posted: March 18, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: JAY MANDARINO TO BE OFFICIAL AUCTIONEER FOR THE 7th ANNUAL FIGHT TO END CANCER GALA! Over the past 27 years, Jay Mandarino has raised more than 50 million dollars for hundreds of charities worldwide by performing as a professional auctioneer through his Not-For-Profit Corporation, JBM Auction Services. At his day job, he is President and CEO of 31 companies including one of the world’s largest Not-For-Profit indoor skateboard parks. The link called “Sightings” on his company’s website, www.jbmauctionservices.com, shows Jay with many of the celebrities that...


The Beauty In Fighting An Ugly Disease | A Sneak Peek At The Fight To End Cancer 2018 Official Campaign

Posted: February 26, 2018

2018 Fight To End Cancer Co-Main Event Fighter, Dawn Millar, gets her hands wrapped by FTEC assistant coach TJ Mosher.  The next time the 2018 fight team will be back at The Old Mill Toronto, will be on June 2, 2018, for Fight Night. | Photo Credit: Chris Small Photography The Beauty In Fighting An Ugly Disease A Sneak Peek At The Fight To End Cancer 2018 Official Campaign Article By: Allison Dellandrea, Chris Small This year’s Fight To End Cancer (FTEC 2018) Fight Team had a 6:30 AM call 0n Sunday, February 25th, at the Old Mill in Toronto.  Our Fight Team received their...


ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGIE SETH, WEEKEND NEWS ANCHOR OF GLOBAL NEWS AT 6, TO CO-HOST 7th ANNUAL FIGHT TO END CANCER GALA!

Posted: February 8, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGIE SETH, WEEKEND NEWS ANCHOR OF GLOBAL NEWS AT 6, TO CO-HOST 7th ANNUAL FIGHT TO END CANCER GALA! The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) team is thrilled to announce that we will be welcoming back Angie Seth, the Weekend anchor of Global News at 6 and 11.  Angie will co-host the 2018 FTEC Gala with CTV National News' Kevin Newman, in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Angie has been writing and producing news stories about FTEC since the 2015 event, she was host of our 2017 edition of the Fight To End Cancer Gala and Media Day and clearly needed...


ANNOUNCEMENT: 'Bad Boy' Barry Pletch Laces Up For Another Year As The Official Ring Announcer For Fight To End Cancer 2018

Posted: February 10, 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT: 'Bad Boy' Barry Pletch Laces Up For Another Year As The Official Ring Announcer For Fight To End Cancer 2018 Article By: Luis Parades “LETS GET READY TO RUMBLE!” These words were made famous by legendary boxing announcer Michael Buffer, setting the bar high for engaging and dynamic boxing events all over the world.  A skilled and enthusiastic ring announcer can be the one element that takes a great event and makes it spectacular. Every great event needs a voice, and Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is extremely proud to have the talented Barry Pletch back on our...


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, in combination with our presenting partners are poised to make FTEC...


[FTEC2018 Contest] Fighting Cancer With Christina Vatsis | Featuring WestJet

Posted: January 29, 2018

It’s Draw Time Again! Featuring FTEC2018 Fighter Christina Vatsis Christina is drawing for a 'Gift of Flight' voucher which includes  one (1) roundtrip flight for two (2) guests to any regularly scheduled WestJet destination.  VOUCHER VALUED UP TO $5,000.00! How To Enter... The draw runs until April 30th, 2018. For those who are interested in participating, please make a donation of $100.00 or more to the link below, to have their name automatically entered. Only the first 100 donors will be eligible for this draw - ACT FAST For Christina, the draw is an opportunity...


FTEC2018 Fighter Feature: Sean Lawler

Posted: January 24, 2018

JOIN SEAN LAWLER ON JUNE 2 The 2018 Fight Team is poised to make FTEC history.   Their collective goal is to break the $1 million dollar mark in total contributions raised by FTEC, in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  Each one of this year’s fighters comes with uniquely personal motivation, but they all share one common goal:  to end cancer in our lifetime.  Use the link below to get to know the individual team members better and support them in their Fight To End Cancer! Defeat Is NOT An Option SPONSOR SEAN    TICKETS & INFO Help the #FTEC2018...


FTEC2018 Fighter Feature: Robert Paniccia

Posted: January 24, 2018

JOIN ROBERT PANICCIA ON JUNE 2 The 2018 Fight Team is poised to make FTEC history.  Their collective goal is to break the $1 million dollar mark in total contributions raised by FTEC in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  Each one of this year’s fighters comes with uniquely personal motivation, but they all share one common goal:  to end cancer in our lifetime.  Use the link below to get to know the individual team members better and support them in their Fight To End Cancer! Defeat Is NOT An Option SPONSOR ROBERT    TICKETS & INFO Help the #FTEC2018...


FTEC2018 Fighter Feature: Matt Seahra

Posted: January 22, 2018

JOIN MATT SEAHRA ON JUNE 2 The 2018 Fight Team is poised to make FTEC history.  Their collective goal is to break the $1 million dollar mark in total contributions raised by FTEC in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  Each one of this year’s fighters comes with uniquely personal motivation, but they all share one common goal:  to end cancer in our lifetime.  Use the link below to get to know the individual team members better and support them in their Fight To End Cancer! Defeat Is NOT An Option SPONSOR MATT    TICKETS & INFO Help the #FTEC2018...


FTEC2018 Fighter Feature: Tyler Smith

Posted: January 25, 2018

JOIN TYLER SMITH ON JUNE 2 The 2018 Fight Team is poised to make FTEC history.  Their collective goal is to break the $1 million dollar mark in total contributions raised by FTEC in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  Each one of this year’s fighters comes with uniquely personal motivation, but they all share one common goal:  to end cancer in our lifetime.  Use the link below to get to know the individual team members better and support them in their Fight To End Cancer! Defeat Is NOT An Option SPONSOR TYLER    TICKETS & INFO Help the #FTEC2018...


FTEC2018 Feature Fighter: Rick Dhillon

Posted: January 25, 2018

JOIN RICK DHILLON ON JUNE 2 The 2018 Fight Team is poised to make FTEC history.  Their collective goal is to break the $1 million dollar mark in total contributions raised by FTEC in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  Each one of this year’s fighters comes with uniquely personal motivation, but they all share one common goal:  to end cancer in our lifetime. Use the link below to get to know the individual team members better and support them in their Fight To End Cancer! Defeat Is NOT An Option SPONSOR RICK    TICKETS & INFO Help the #FTEC2018 Fight...


FTEC2018 Fighter Feature: Dawn Millar

Posted: January 25, 2018

JOIN DAWN MILLAR ON JUNE 2 The 2018 Fight Team is poised to make FTEC history.  Their collective goal is to break the $1 million dollar mark in total contributions raised by FTEC in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  Each one of this year’s fighters comes with uniquely personal motivation, but they all share one common goal:  to end cancer in our lifetime.  Use the link below to get to know the individual team members better and support them in their Fight To End Cancer! Defeat Is NOT An Option SPONSOR DAWN    TICKETS & INFO Help the #FTEC2018...


FTEC2018 Fighter Feature: Alison Turnbull

Posted: January 26, 2018

JOIN ALISON TURNBULL ON JUNE 2 The 2018 Fight Team is poised to make FTEC history.  Their collective goal is to break the $1 million dollar mark in total contributions raised by FTEC in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  Each one of this year’s fighters comes with uniquely personal motivation, but they all share one common goal:  to end cancer in our lifetime.  Use the link below to get to know the individual team members better and support them in their Fight To End Cancer! Defeat Is NOT An Option SPONSOR ALISON    TICKETS & INFO Help the #FTEC2018...


FTEC2018 Feature Fighter: Gavin Grant

Posted: January 26, 2018

JOIN GAVIN GRANT ON JUNE 2 The 2018 Fight Team is poised to make FTEC history.  Their collective goal is to break the $1 million dollar mark in total contributions raised by FTEC in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  Each one of this year’s fighters comes with uniquely personal motivation, but they all share one common goal:  to end cancer in our lifetime.  Use the link below to get to know the individual team members better and support them in their Fight To End Cancer! Defeat Is NOT An Option SPONSOR GAVIN    TICKETS & INFO Help the #FTEC2018...


FTEC2018 Feature Fighter: Christina Vatsis

Posted: January 26, 2018

JOIN CHRISTINA VATSIS ON JUNE 2 The 2018 Fight Team is poised to make FTEC history.  Their collective goal is to break the $1 million dollar mark in total contributions raised by FTEC in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  Each one of this year’s fighters comes with uniquely personal motivation, but they all share one common goal:  to end cancer in our lifetime.  Use the link below to get to know the individual team members better and support them in their Fight To End Cancer! Defeat Is NOT An Option SPONSOR CHRISTINA    TICKETS & INFO Help the #FTEC2018...


FTEC2018 Feature Fighter: Heather MacDonald

Posted: January 26, 2018

JOIN HEATHER MACDONALD ON JUNE 2 The 2018 Fight Team is poised to make FTEC history.   Their collective goal is to break the $1 million dollar mark in total contributions raised by FTEC in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  Each one of this year’s fighters comes with uniquely personal motivation, but they all share one common goal:  to end cancer in our lifetime. Use the link below to get to know the individual team members better and support them in their Fight To End Cancer! Defeat Is NOT An Option SPONSOR HEATHER    TICKETS & INFO Help the #FTEC2018...


The Grassroots Of Fighting Cancer | Featuring Landscape Plus Ltd.

Posted: January 28, 2018

 Reintroducing Our Presenting Parners: Landscape Plus Ltd. Fighting To End Cancer Since 2012 Fight To End Cancer is a truly grassroots organization pulled together by local businesses and the community.  The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) team is honoured to announce the support of our friends at Landscape Plus Ltd. (LP) once again in 2018.  Landscape Plus Ltd. is one of Toronto’s top landscape companies, and we are thrilled that they are back on board as our 2018  Presenting and Marketing Partner for the 7th Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala, in support of the Princess...


Fuelling Flame In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Combustion Training

Posted: January 28, 2018

 Combustion Keeps The Flame Burning Strong With Their Continued Support In The Fight To End Cancer! The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is thrilled to announce that Combustion Training has jumped on board for the fourth year in a row!  We are honoured to to have Combustion in our corner once again as our Presenting Partner  for the 2018 FTEC Gala, in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Combustion is helmed by 2015 Fight Team member Leslie Ehm and  is a kick-ass, creativity-fuelled training company, that transforms people so they can transform their organizations...


Celebrating #WorldCancerDay With The FTEC2018 Fight Team

Posted: January 30, 2018

Photo Description: (left to right) Robert Paniccia, Tyler Smith, Dawn Millar, Gavin Grant, Alison Turnbull, Rick Dhillon, Christina Vatsis, Sean Lawler, Heather MacDonald, and Matthew Seahra. The team have set out to raise over $1 million dollars in support of cancer research by June 2, 2018. Learn how you can join them in their Fight To End Cancer. View FTEC2018 Fight Team. A truly global event taking place every year on 4 February, World Cancer Day unites the world’s population in the fight against cancer. It aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising...


FTEC2018 Gala Tickets 70% Sold Out!

Posted: January 19, 2018

The Fight To End Cancer is pleased to announce that we are already 70% sold out of tickets for the highly-anticipated 7th edition of our gala fundraiser. FTEC2018 taking place this year on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at the Luxurious Old Mill Toronto, with all proceeds benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. It's not too late to get your tickets, but you must act fast! If you want to take advantage of our early bird pricing on both individual tickets and table sales, you only have until Wednesday, January 31st... After that, we will be selling remaining tickets at full...


[FTEC2018 Contest] Fighting Cancer With Dawn Millar | Featuring The Barber's Daughter

Posted: January 26, 2018

It’s Draw Time Again! Featuring FTEC2018 Fighter Dawn Millar For every donation made between January 26 and February 9th, you will be entered into a draw to win a gift certificate to The Barber's Daughter for highlights and a cut VALUED AT OVER $200.00! How To Enter... The draw runs until February 9th, 2018. For those who are interested in participating, please make a donation of $25 or more to the link below, to have their name automatically entered. For Dawn, the draw is an opportunity to give back to all the people that have made donations towards her fundraising...


The First Rule Of Fight Camp... Featuring The FTEC2018 Fight Team

Posted: January 14, 2018

Photo by: Rebecca Freeman | 2018 Fighter, Heather MacDonald, spent the day with his teammates preparing for their June 2, 2018 Fight Night. The First Rule Of Fight Camp... You Don’t Talk About Fight Camp!   BUT... we like to break barriers and redefine the rules because there's so much to tell you! The first week of 2018 was spent the usual way, for most of us: returning to work or school, and easing into the reality of a new year.  For the #FTEC2018 Fight To End Cancer fight team, the dawn of the new year signalled a routine which was anything but usual, or gradual. ...


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

Posted: November 27, 2017

Conquering New Territory With The Friday Night Fights 'To End Cancer' At The Gentlemen's Expo The Fight to End Cancer is a growing initiative incorporating sport and fundraising in amateur, fun and friendly bouts. In addition to their annual gala which features ‘White Collar’ men and women with no prior boxing experience, 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. On Friday November 24th, fighters squared off at the Gentlemen’s Expo held inside the Metro Toronto Convention...


Words From The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation | Featuring Michael Burns

Posted: January 15, 2018

Michael Burns CEO, President - The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation Dear Supporters and Friends, We are pleased to once again include Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) in our Special Events line-up. An event like no other, this Olympic-style boxing match and black tie gala has quickly become one of the most highly anticipated fundraisers in Toronto. Since its inception in 2011, Fight To End Cancer has directed over $700,000 to the Highest & Best Research Priorities at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. This remarkable achievement would not be possible without the commitment from...


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...


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...


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 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...


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...


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...


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...


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...