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As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we are all experiencing uncertain times. In light of the current situation, in consultation with our partners and the FTEC Fight Team, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Fight To End Cancer for 2020. We are working to reestablish dates for and will be in touch with all event partners, sponsors and attendees when new dates have been identified. For Full Statement, Updates and Protocols, please visit:
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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...


'Capturing' The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Official Campaign Photographer Spencer Wynn

Posted: March 12, 2018

'Capturing' The Fight To End Cancer Featuring Official Campaign Photographer Spencer Wynn 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...


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...


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...


ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGIE SETH, REPORTER AND ANCHOR OF CTV NEWS CHANNEL, TO HOST 9th ANNUAL FIGHT TO END CANCER GALA!

Posted: February 1, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT: ANGIE SETH, REPORTER AND ANCHOR OF CTV NEWS CHANNEL, TO HOST 9th 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, Reporter and anchor of CTV News Channel.  Angie will return for her 4th consecutive year as the official host of the 2020 FTEC Gala 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, 2018 and 2019 editions of the Fight To End Cancer Gala and Media...


ANNOUNCEMENT: 'Bad Boy' Barry Pletch Laces Up For Another Year As The Official Ring Announcer For Fight To End Cancer 2020

Posted: February 1, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT: 'Bad Boy' Barry Pletch Laces Up For Another Year As The Official Ring Announcer For Fight To End Cancer 2020 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, 2019

 Reintroducing Our Presenting Partners: 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 2020. Landscape Plus Ltd. is one of Toronto’s top landscape companies, and we are thrilled that they are back on board as our 2020  Presenting and Marketing Partner for the 9th 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...


[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...


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...


Taking Focus On The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Vincent Dayrit

Posted: January 7, 2018

Taking Focus On The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Vincent Dayrit Article By: Chris Small Toronto based freelance photographer, Vincent Dayrit, brings his unique eye to the Fight to End Cancer, embedding himself to capture stunning photos that are both honest and impartial.   His journalistic approach bears witness to the emotions and comradery shared amongst the fighters as they transition from pre-fight nerves through embattled contestants and finally unmistakable pride and joy. Photo by: Vincent Dayrit |Toronto based freelance photographer, Vincent Dayrit, brings his...


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...


MISSISSAUGA NEWS: Boxing remains an outlet for Amanda Galle in pursuit of national gold Galle inspired by mother's fight against cancer

Posted: December 18, 2017

Amanda holds a photo of her mom who continues to fight the reality of cancer. Virgil Barrow Photography Boxing remains an outlet for Amanda Galle in pursuit of national gold Galle inspired by mother's fight against cancer SPORTS Dec 15, 2017 by Iain Colpitts | Mississauga News View Original Article A special fan brought out the best of Amanda Galle in one of her most recent boxing matches. While the Mississauga native was preparing to square off in the Fight to End Cancer, a charity amateur card last month in Toronto that benefited the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation...


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...


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

Posted: November 10, 2017

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


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

Posted: October 30, 2017

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


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

Posted: November 9, 2017

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


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

Posted: November 20, 2017

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


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

Posted: November 1, 2017

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

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

Posted: October 30, 2017

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


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

Posted: October 23, 2017

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


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

Posted: October 19, 2017

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


The Gentlemen's Expo | Feature Fighter: James Hughes

Posted: November 9, 2017

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


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

Posted: October 19, 2017

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