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MEET YOUR MATCH | OFFICIAL BOUT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FIGHT TO END CANCER 2019

Posted: March 25, 2019

MEET YOUR MATCH | OFFICIAL BOUT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FIGHT TO END CANCER 2019 Photo Credit: Spencer Wynn The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) 8th Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala, benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, is a Black Tie, exclusive, must attend event, hosted at The Historic Old Mill Toronto, on Saturday June 1, 2019.  The FTEC2019 Fight Team, in concert with our presenting partners Landscape Plus Ltd. and Grafton Apparel Ltd., are working to make FTEC history by taking the total funds raised to $2 million dollars.  Be a part of history and Join...


Things Are Heating Up In The Fight To End Cancer | A Sneak Peek At The #FTEC2019 Official Campaign

Posted: February 25, 2019

The 2019 Fight To End Cancer is placed in 'Picture-Perfect' position for the official campaign shot, conceptualized by renowned Toronto photographer, Spencer Wynn. Things Are Heating Up In The Fight To End Cancer A Sneak Peek At The #FTEC2019 Official Campaign A huge thank you to all of the photographers, hair & make-up artists, assistance crew & FTEC’s Planning Committee, for  all their hard work in executing such an inspiring and stunning campaign. Official Campaign Photographer: Spencer Wynn | Photographer Assistant: Rebecca Freeman | Photographer Assistant: Alisia...


Celebrating International Women's Day 2019 With The Women Of The Fight To End Cancer

Posted: January 29, 2019

Photo Description: The Women Of Fight To End Cancer 2019 (left to right: Talia Joundi, Ceilagh MacDonald, Lisa Ventura, Renata Reynolds), alongside their 6 teammates hope to raise over $250,000.00 this year alone.  Learn how you can join them in their Fight To End Cancer.  View FTEC2019 Fight Team. March 8th is International Women’s Day, an opportunity for us to collectively celebrate women’s achievements while calling for a more gender balanced world.  The Fight to End Cancer has featured at least one female fight, since its inception, which more often than not turns out to...


[CTV News With Angie Seth] Featuring FTEC2019 Fighters Lisa Ventura and Renata Reynolds

Posted: March 18, 2019

 View Original Link On CTV About Fight To End Cancer The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is a year round initiative carried out by ambassadors, sponsors and volunteers worldwide.  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! MEET THE FIGHT TEAM Help the Fight To End Cancer Fight Team reach their annual...


All Dreams Come True For Those Who Have The Courage To FIGHT For Them | Introducing the FTEC2019 Fight Team

Posted: December 13, 2018

All Dreams Come True For Those Who Have The Courage To FIGHT For Them Introducing the FTEC2019 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team With the $1 million dollar barrier broken, what is the next big dream for The Fight to End Cancer?  That’s easy…$2 million dollars in total contributions. We celebrated reaching our Million Dollar Milestone in direct donations to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, in 2018.  Our partners even had the honour of taking a tour through the high-tech facility at Toronto General Hospital, where much of the funds are directed in order to successfully...


2019 Gala Tickets 70% Sold Out... Join The Fight Team!

Posted: January 25, 2019

The Fight To End Cancer is honoured to announce that we are already 70% sold out of tickets for the highly-anticipated 8th edition of our gala fundraiser. #FTEC2019 is taking place this year on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 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 this Thursday, January 31st... After that, we will be selling remaining tickets...


Celebrating World Cancer Day With The 2019 Fight To End Cancer

Posted: January 27, 2019

Photo Description: The 2019 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team.  This team have set out to raise over $2 million dollars in support of cancer research by June 1, 2019.  Learn how you can join them in their Fight To End Cancer. Celebrating World Cancer Day With The 2019 Fight To End Cancer Founded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), World Cancer Day is recognized every February 4th.  The day aims to save millions of preventable deaths by raising awareness, providing education and calling for national leadership on policies, legislation, investment and innovation. 2019...


The First Rule Of Fight Camp... Featuring The FTEC2019 Fight Team

Posted: January 20, 2019

George Boutsalis, FTEC2019 Fight To End Cancer fighter learns the rules and the tools of a sport that has literally saved lives!Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow 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 couple of weeks of 2019 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 #FTEC2019 Fight To End Cancer fight team, the dawn of the new year signalled a routine which was anything but usual...


I Dedicate This Fight To You

Posted: May 17, 2018

Words From Fight To End Cancer Fighter: Rick Dhillon It was November 1st, 2011, a painful day in the intensive care unit of Trilium Hospital. I was holding my older brothers hand and the small room was packed with all the people I love. My hero, my best friend, my blood was attached to a life support machine. I can remember the feeling of his cold hand as I was trying to warm it up. I wanted to cry but my family was watching and if I broke down they would break down even harder than they already were. I was the older brother now and had to be strong like he would have been. I can never...


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...


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...


It’s Draw Time Again! Featuring FTEC2018 Fighter Gavin Grant

Posted: April 1, 2018

It’s Draw Time Again! Featuring FTEC2018 Fighter Gavin Grant There will be four (4) lots in total including an early bird draw on 10 April 2018 and a main draw on 15 May 2018 for the remaining three groups of prizes.  A different winner will be selected at random for each of the prizes in each lot (e.g., there are two prizes in the “early bird” lot so we will draw two names at random to pick two winners for the lot). (Note: The early bird draw is so early because one of the prizes includes tickets to the Jays v. the Royals on 17 April 2018.) How To Enter... To...


Celebrating International Women's Day With The Women Of The Fight To End Cancer

Posted: January 19, 2018

On average, 103,100 Canadian women will be diagnosed with cancer and 40,400 women will die from cancer. Each year, the Fight To End Cancer Gala features at least one female bout that proves to be the ‘Fight Of The Night’. Join us on March 8th, as we celebrate International Women’s Day by reflecting on all of the hard work that our past, and present, female fighters have put into training to step into our ring and the hundreds of thousands of dollars that have been raised (collectively between them), in support of cancer research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Photo...


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...


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...


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. ...


[Contest] It's Draw Time Again! Featuring FTEC2018 Fighter Matthew Seahra

Posted: January 10, 2018

It's Draw Time Again! Featuring FTEC2018 Fighter Matthew Seahra It appears as though FTEC2018 fighter Matthew Seahra is doubling down on his fundraising initiatives, and this time he is getting a bit of help from out west. Natasa Jamnik-Sousa’s (FTEC 2016 fighter; and she also happens to be Matt’s love) Aunt Tana and Uncle, Dr. Bill Golbeck of Westmount Animal Clinic located in Calgary in the Kensington area, have decided to host a draw to help Matt get closer to reaching his fundraising goal. The draw is for two Westmount Animal Clinic gift certificates, each valued at $250.00...


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...


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...


Words From The Founder 2018 | Featuring Jennifer Huggins

Posted: January 19, 2018

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...


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...


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...