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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...


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...

Tags: Fight to End Cancer, Jennifer Huggins, the princess Margaret cancer foundation


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)...


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

Posted: June 18, 2017

Global Legacy Boxing Joins The Fight To End Cancer At FIGHT FOR THE FALLS JUNE 30th Niagara Falls, ON With the return of professional boxing to Niagara Falls, the Fight to End Cancer (FTEC) is delighted to partner with Global Legacy Boxing to help bring awareness to the sport and to continue raising critical funds cancer research. This coming Canada Day, Niagara Falls will be celebrating the 150th birthday of our great Nation, in addition to the launch of Global Legacy Boxing’s inaugural event in their newly minted “Fight Series: Niagara”. Global Legacy will be partnering...


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

Posted: May 30, 2017

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


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

Posted: May 23, 2017

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


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

Posted: May 20, 2017

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


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

Posted: April 19, 2017

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


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

Posted: May 12, 2017

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


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

Posted: April 11, 2017

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


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

Posted: April 28, 2017

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


FTEC FOUNDER JENNIFER HUGGINS ANNOUNCED AS AMBASSADOR OF AIBA

Posted: April 14, 2016

Jennifer Huggins Named As One Of 8 International Ambassadors Of The Women's World Championships In Kazakhstan Jennifer Huggins, Fight To End Cancer's Founder & Executive Director, has been announced today as one of the 8 Ambassadors of the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) Women's World Championships, which will be taking place in Astana, Kazakhstan; from May 19 - 27, 2016. This is an extremely prestigious opportunity for Jennifer and we here at Fight To End Cancer are very proud of her for this incredible accomplishment. In Jennifer's own words, she describes what...