If My Mind Can Conceive It & My Heart Can Believe It,

THEN I CAN ACHIEVE IT!

- Muhammad Ali

Boxing News

SIX BOXERS TO REPRESENT TEAM CANADA AT THE 2018 AIBA ELITE WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Posted: November 8, 2018

With less than a week to go, Boxing Canada unveils the team that will represent Canada at the 2018 Elite Women’s World Championships. Jennifer Huggins leads the Girls Teens class at Kingsway Boxing, sharing her passion for the sport that changed her life.Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow The Girls Teen Boxing Program at Kingsway Boxing Club, is run by  coaches Virgil Barrow and AIBA International Referee, Jennifer Huggins. After recognizing the incredible impact the sport has had on her life, she felt it was necessary to share her passion with the youth of the community. The girls...


A 'Wicked' Halloween With The Kingsway Boxing Kids

Posted: October 31, 2018

A 'Wicked' Halloween With The Kingsway Boxing Kids View Full Album The boxing kids came prepared with costumes to match their skills for their Halloween class! Boxing is one of the most enjoyable sports for people of all ages. Introducing the sport at a young age helps kids develop the skills and confidence they may need moving forward in other sports, and even in everyday life. With registration at capacity each season, the Kids Boxing Classes have proven to be one of our most popular programs. We look forward to welcoming the kids back and opening the doors to other children...


2018 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES: A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE FOR THE CANADIAN BOXING TEAM

Posted: October 19, 2018

Tethluach Chuol, of Edmonton, AB. shows incredible sportsmanship after winning his Quarterfinal bout at the Youth Olympic Games. 2018 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES: A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE FOR THE CANADIAN BOXING TEAM Regrouping the best 82 Youth boxers in the world, the 2018 Youth Olympic Games have come to an end for the two Canadian boxers, Spencer Wilcox and Tethluach Chuol, after four days of intense competition. Here is an overview of the performances of our boxers on the world’s biggest stage: 91 + kg Tethluach Chuol (Edmonton, AB) After a unanimous win over Vaisilika Toalua Tuigamala...


HIGHLIGHTING SHAWN O'SULLIVAN | Canadian Light Weight Champion

Posted: September 17, 2018

HIGHLIGHTING SHAWN O'SULLIVAN | Canadian Lightweight Champion Resources: Wikipedia| 16:9 Global News - Against The Ropes | Leaside Life About Shawn O'Sullivan: Do you remember when Leasider Shawn O’Sullivan won the gold medal at the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 1981 and again in 1983? At the time he was the toast of the town and the Borough of East York. Shawn grew up on Donlea Drive along with his twin sister Maureen and his younger brother Kevin. Shawn jokes that he is the eldest because he was born a few minutes before Maureen. He first learned to box under...


[REGISTRATION LAST CALL] Kingsway Boxing Club Fall Program Registration

Posted: August 30, 2018

Dear Team KBC! Virgil, myself and our team at Kingsway Boxing are so excited to welcome you all back this Fall! Kingsway Boxing now operates out of two separate locations, which allows for a wide range of people, with varying interests, to accomplish any goal. We successfully run competitive and recreational boxing programs, while hosting a variety of fitness and high performance athletic programs out of both locations. We even offer Sport Specific Registered Massage Therapy and High Performance Yoga! See below for all the new programs available at both locations! In The Meantime...


Rewriting History with Boxing Legends & The Eddie Melo Legacy Organization

Posted: August 16, 2018

The Eddie Melo Legacy Organization will bring together some of Toronto’s Greatest past and present boxing legends in support of at-risk youth. Article By Jennifer Huggins | View Original Article via Toronto Guardian  Boxing has an incredible way of connecting people in a deep and profound manner. Maybe it’s the intensity of the training, the dedication required or simply the type of people that the sport attracts. Whatever the cause, the strength and respect within the boxing community is undeniable. It is a community that understands, respects and reveres its history and...


PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Now Welcoming Boxers Into Our Youth Amateur Boxing Program

Posted: August 8, 2018

After Much Anticipation, We Are Now Welcoming Boxers Into Our Youth Amateur Boxing Program Our Youth Boxing Programs are run by Canadian National Coaches Jennifer Huggins, Virgil Barrow, Phil Daniels alongside our Boxing Ontario Assistant coaches. After recognizing the incredible impact the sport has had on their lives, the team felt it was necessary to share their passion for boxing with the youth of the community. Those who participate in these classes learn the technical components of the sport, and are given an opportunity to explore their confidence in ways that will help...


EVENT ADVISORY: Taking Over The Streets Of The Kingsway

Posted: July 17, 2018

TAKING OVER THE STREETS AT THE TASTE OF THE KINGSWAY 2018 Friday Sept. 7 through Sunday Sept. 9 5pm - 10 pm (Friday) and 11 am to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday Taste Of The Kingsway was the ‘birth place’ of Kingsway Boxing Club in 2006,  and we continue spending time investing back into our community. Join the Kingsway Boxing and Fight To End Cancer Families outside of our new high performance studio location at Royal York and Bloor (3046 Bloor St. W) on Friday Sept. 7 from 5pm until 10pm and Saturday Sept. 8 and Sunday Sunday Sept. 9 all day! This will be our 12th Annual attendance...


PRESS RELEASE: Eddie Melo Legacy Organization Proudly Presents a “Media Orientation with The Champs”

Posted: July 12, 2018

Press Release: EMLO July 11, 2018 Media Inquiries | Media Accreditation Jessica Melo, Founder-Chairwoman Eddie Melo Legacy Organization jessie@eddiemelolegacy.org The Inaugural Invitational Amateur Boxing Show Friday August 10, 2018 The Inaugural Eddie Melo Legacy Organization’s Invitational Amateur Boxing Show will be the commencement of a long-term boxing-mentorship program where we utilize our resources to enhance amateur boxers’ aspirations in the sport with an acute attention to their social development, education, and future. Every...


Do You Have What It Takes To Fight To End Cancer?

Posted: June 22, 2018

Our Fight To End Cancer annual gala is just one part of the yearlong fundraising initiatives executed by Fight To End Cancer. Our Annual Boxing Gala continues to be the “Main Event” celebration of our fundraising efforts, however we are expanding our Corporate Fundraising Teams and our Community Ambassador Programs. This will open the doors to allow anyone to join us in the Fight To End Cancer. If you're not interested in jumping into the ring for a sanctioned boxing match, the Fight To End Cancer can still be your fight... Join The Fight Do you have what it takes...


I'm Every Woman... | Blog Post By Shireen Fabing; Fighter, Mother and Inspiration

Posted: May 13, 2018

"I’ve had 5 bouts since fighting in Fight To End Cancer.  I fell in love with boxing – I think that sums it up.  Everything else stems from that –  challenging myself, pushing myself and my body and seeing/feeling myself improve daily.  Having awesome people in my corner (pun intended) in and outside of the ring and a connection with my awesome coach leading up to fights is key. Then there’s this – when my little girls says things like 'mummy, I want to be like you when I grow up” or “mummy, you the champ' – who can’t be motivated after that right? I'm...


Last Call For Summer Program Registration

Posted: May 3, 2018

Thank you to those of you who have already registered for our Summer Programs. The addition of our High Performance Studios, allows for a wide range of people, with varying interests to accomplish any goal. Kingsway successfully runs competitive boxing programs out of the Boxing Gym, while hosting a variety of fitness, recreational and high performance athletic programs out of both locations. We also have launched our newest athletic services at our High Performance Location which include Registered Massage Therapy. View All Programs


"If I Wanted, I Could Destroy EVERYTHING... But I'm A Good Girl!"

Posted: April 25, 2018

Robin Tyndall has been boxing with the Kingsway Boxing Club since 2017. Her and a group of nearly 40 girls continue to forge forward in the sport of boxing! "If I Wanted, I Could Destroy EVERYTHING... But I'm A Good Girl" Featuring The Girls Teens Boxing Program At Kingsway Boxing Club Space is limited, sign up today! Registration and Info After spending the Spring with these incredible ladies, we held a mini photoshoot on our last day of class so the girls could show off their some of their bad ass moves! We can't wait to see these awesome girls, along with many newcomers...


New To Boxing, But No Stranger To Fighting | Introducing Zeus Sequeira

Posted: March 9, 2018

Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow Photography New To Boxing, But No Stranger To Fighting Introducing Zeus Sequeira Walking through the doors of a boxing gym is usually one of the most challenging accomplishments for the average person. Imagine entering through those doors when even standing was one of your biggest challenges. You're about to be introduced to one of the newest boxers to our team, but he's no stranger to fighting. Zeus Sequeira was diagnosed with quadriplegic cerebral palsy at birth due to birth asphyxiation. A 5-minute delay in getting oxygen on time led to brain...


New Location Opens Thursday Feb. 15

Posted: February 8, 2018

Our Studio Is Moving To 3046 Bloor St. W. New Location Opens On Thursday February 15, 2018. After months of hard work, we are proud to announce that we will be opening our new, fully renovated Kingsway Boxing High Performance Studios on Thursday February 15. Please note that all scheduled programs from our old 'Carwash' location, will resume at the new studio located at 3046 Bloor St. W. Toronto ON. (across the street from Our Lady Of Sorrows Church). Note that programs at our Jutland Rd. Boxing Gym Location will remain the same. We are still working hard to put some finishing...


We Just Broke The First Rule Of Fight Camp!

Posted: January 14, 2018

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! Kingsway Boxing held their Annual Fight Camp on Jan. 13. This one-day intensive camp was lead by Boxing Ontario Nationally and Internationally Certified Coaches, Officials and assisted by licensed competitive boxers. Fight Camp was developed to fast track students to learn the essentials of amateur boxing in a safe and effective manner. The program has been used by the average recreational sport enthusiast...


[THE TORONTO STAR] I became an amateur boxer at 53

Posted: January 7, 2018

I became an amateur boxer at 53 When Kate Robertson first stepped into Sully Boxing Gym, she just wanted to learn how to throw a punch. Instead she stepped out of the ring looking forward to fighting again. View Original Article By KATE ROBERTSON Sun., Jan. 7, 2018 My opponent jabs at me with her left then hits me with a right. My head snaps back. “Argh! Keep your chin down, hands up,” I tell myself. I’ve got to concentrate. This is only round one of a three-round bout. I can’t go down in the first round. I regroup. Tuck my chin, lift my gloves to protect...


Why Boxing Is The Best Sport... Best Said By 8 Year Olds!

Posted: January 7, 2018

Kingsway Boxing Club's Jennifer Huggins presents the awards to two of our rising stars. 8 Year Old Dante and his best friend Michael are the two recipients of our Rising Talent Program with Boxing Ontario. Why Boxing Is The Best Sport... Best Said By 8 Year Olds! Boxing is one of the most enjoyable sports for people of all ages and fitness levels. Introducing the sport at a young age helps kids develop the skills and confidence they may need moving forward in other sports and everyday life! With over 100 kids in our programs, it was extremely difficult to choose who would be the recipients...


2018 Program Registration Now Open | Kingsway Boxing Club

Posted: November 29, 2017

Dear Kingsway Boxing Family! Our programs are filling up quickly, don't miss out on being a part of our 2018 specialty programs. See below for program dates and registration! 2017 has been an incredible year for both the Kingsway Boxing and Fight To End Cancer families. We would like to invite you out to celebrate the year at our Holiday Bash on Saturday Dec. 23 at 8pm. RSVP NOW Yours Truly, Jennifer Huggins Kingsway Boxing Club 2018 Program Registration Now Open | Kingsway Boxing Club


Kingsway Boxing Girls Welcome Back Canadian Olympian Mandy Bujold

Posted: November 16, 2017

2016 Canadian Olympian Mandy Bujold will join Team Kingsway's Teen Girls Boxing on December 5, 2016. THE TEEN GIRLS OF KINGSWAY BOXING WELCOME CANADIAN OLYMPIAN MANDY BUJOLD It is with great pleasure that we welcomed Mandy back to coach the final Girls Teen Boxing Class of 2017 on Monday December 11, 2017. “Mandy has been a true ambassador of the sport, inspiring our boxing family and friends. Her dedication and perseverance led to achieving her ultimate dream of making it to the 2016 Rio Olympics. She has influenced athletes around the world to achieve their dreams and...


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

Posted: November 8, 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 boxing kids came prepared with costumes to match their skills for a very Happy Halloween!

Posted: October 31, 2017

Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow | 6 year old Abbigail is one of the youngest boxers to ever come through the doors of Kingsway Boxing Club! For Halloween she dressed up as the meanest unicorn we've ever seen! The boxing kids came prepared with costumes to match their skills for a very happy Halloween! Winter Registration is NOW OPEN! With registration at capacity each season, the Kids Boxing Classes have proven to be one of our most popular programs. We look forward to welcoming the kids back and opening the doors to other children looking to share in the experience. More Info or Register...


World Boxing Super Series: The Muhammad Ali Trophy and $50m up for grabs

Posted: October 11, 2017

Photo Courtesy of BBC: George Groves could face Chris Eubank Jnr in the semi-finals of the Super Series World Boxing Super Series: The Muhammad Ali Trophy and $50m up for grabs By Luke Reddy BBC Sport View Original Article The World Boxing Super Series, which launched in September, is a tournament for top fighters with $50 million in prize money and the Muhammad Ali Trophy awarded to the winners. “Boxing has really been missing a big tournament like the World Boxing Super Series”  ~ Richard Schaefer, the former Golden Boy Promotions executive who is in charge of the U.S...


Jake 'The Raging Bull' LaMotta Dies at Age 95

Posted: September 21, 2017

Jake LaMotta was not a great champion but one of the toughest, a boxing beast The Guardian | View Original Article Written By Kevin Mitchell The fine details of his brief reign as world middleweight champion are not always absorbed in recollections of his career, mainly because one of the greatest films of all time painted him in classically Shakespearean mode Jake LaMotta should have been in Las Vegas to watch Gennady Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Álvarez, two distinguished middleweights pitched together to echo the deeds of the division’s glorious past...


Nicola Adams To Make Pro Debut On One Of The Biggest Fights Of 2017

Posted: September 13, 2017

Nicola Adams to make US debut on blockbuster Alvarez vs Golovkin undercard View Original Article | The Telegraph UK Nicola Adams, the double Olympic boxing champion for Great Britain in London and Rio, is to make her US debut in Las Vegas this September, facing Hungary’s Alexandra Vlajk on the blockbuster Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez versus Gennady Golovkin card at the T-Mobile Arena. “Every boxer dreams of fighting in Las Vegas one day and to be doing this as part of the biggest boxing match of the year is going to be incredible,” said Adams. “It’s great to be fighting three-minute...


The 3 Key Elements To Becoming A Superhero - Secrets From The Boxing World

Posted: September 2, 2017

The 3 Key Elements To Becoming A Superhero - Secrets From The Boxing World Article By: Jennifer Huggins | Owner, Kingsway Boxing Club Since discovering boxing at 16 years of age, my perception of the world has completely changed. Though I pride myself on living an extremely diverse lifestyle, much of the success that I've had in business, sport and even my personal life, is a direct result of the training that I've developed from my involvement in boxing. Over the years, I have found myself in the role of the boxer, coach, judge and referee. The sport has not only impacted...


REGISTRATION OPEN: 2017 Fall Kids & Teen Programs | Limited Space!

Posted: August 23, 2017

Photo By: Virgil Barrow | Kingsway Boxing Club has been running specialty kids and teens classes since 2013. REGISTRATION OPEN: 2017 Fall Programs | Limited Space All Kids, Teens and even Adult Fall Boxing Programs begin in the third week of September. Space is limited, sign up today! Register Now ATTENTION PARENTS: We're also searching for our 2018 Fight To End Cancer Corporate Team! If Boxing has been on your bucket-list don't miss your chance to step into the ring for a sanctioned boxing match! More Info Boxing is one of the most enjoyable sports for people of all ages. Introducing...


GGG vs. Canelo: Fight Of The Decade?

Posted: September 8, 2017

GGG vs. Canelo: Fight Of The Decade? View Original Article | Boxing News 24 By Gavin Howie: The September 16 super fight between Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is around the corner and the odds between the 2 fighters are getting closer and closer. It is not a common thing for a fighter to move up in weight to take on, and defeat a unified champion. Even more difficult when that challenge is against such a dominant and experienced middleweight in GGG. When you look at each of the fighter’s toughest fights, Canelo could perhaps have a few more loses on...


Deal Is Close For Super-Fight Lomachenko vs. Rigondeaux on Dec.9

Posted: August 22, 2017

Getty Images: Guillermo Rigondeaux (right) outclassed the highly rated Nonito Donaire in New York in April 2013. The Cuban super-bantamweight, who won Olympic gold in 2000 and 2004, is undefeated as a professional. Deal Is Close For Super-Fight Lomachenko vs. Rigondeaux on Dec.9 View Original Article Article By: Chris Williams Vasyl Lomachenko, who's performance overshadowed the main event as an undercard on the Mayweather vs. Pacquao fight in 2015, is close to reaching a deal with Guillermo Rigondeaux - arguably two of the best boxers to come out of amateur olympic boxing! WBO...


Mayweather Not Focused on Surpassing Marciano's Mark of 49-0

Posted: August 20, 2017

BoxingScene.com: Mayweather Not Focused on Surpassing Marciano's Mark of 49-0 Article By: Keith Idec View Original Article Floyd Mayweather Jr. is well aware that beating Conor McGregor on Saturday night will help him surpass Rocky Marciano’s 49-0 record. The undefeated five-division champion also respects Marciano’s accomplishments and the legendary heavyweight champion’s place in boxing history. The 40-year-old Mayweather just doesn’t like to compare what he has done to Marciano’s career. Marciano went 49-0 and recorded 43 knockouts during a brief...


KNOCK-OUT END OF YEAR SALES | KINGSWAY BOXING CLUB

Posted: December 3, 2016

Our programs are filling up quickly, don't miss out on being a part of our 2017 specialty programs.


LEGENDARY CANADIAN BOXING COACH, ADRIAN TEODORESCU, SUCCUMBS TO CANCER | TORONTO SUN

Posted: December 1, 2016

Legendary Canadian boxing coach Teodorescu, 73, succumbs to cancer BY STEVE BUFFERY, TORONTO SUN (View Original Post) FIRST POSTED: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2016 07:41 PM EST | UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2016 09:12 PM EST Adrian Teodorescu guided Lennox Lewis to a gold medal at the 1988 Seoul Games. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun files) I first met boxing coach Adrian Teodorescu in the mid 1980’s when he opened a gym on The West Mall in Etobicoke. After giving us a tour, Teodorescu opened a closet to reveal a mattress and sleeping bags on the floor...


THE TEEN GIRLS OF KINGSWAY BOXING WELCOME CANADIAN OLYMPIAN MANDY BUJOLD

Posted: November 28, 2016

2016 Canadian Olympian Mandy Bujold will join Team Kingsway's Teen Girls Boxing on December 5, 2016. THE TEEN GIRLS OF KINGSWAY BOXING WELCOME CANADIAN OLYMPIAN MANDY BUJOLD Jennifer Huggins leads the Girls Teens class at Kingsway Boxing, sharing her passion for the sport that changed her life. Photo Credit: Virgil Barrow The Girls Teen Boxing Program is run by  coaches Virgil Barrow and AIBA International Referee, Jennifer Huggins. After recognizing the incredible impact the sport has had on her life, she felt it was necessary to share her passion with the youth of the community...

Tags: Jennifer Huggins, Mandy Bujold, Olympic Boxing, Rio 2016


NOVEMBER 19TH | TWO FIGHTERS, FIGHTING ONE FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: November 8, 2016

SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH, 2017 MARIELA BURKETT'S EXCLUSIVE SURVIVOR BOOTCAMP AND JOSH O’REILLY’S 7TH PROFESSIONAL FIGHT  DEFEAT IS NOT AN OPTION. That is the motto of every person who dedicates their time and energy to the difficult battle we face against cancer every day. Every single person is affected by cancer in some way, and each person has their own way of fighting it. Sometimes they’re fighting in the most literal sense of the word, like Fight To End Cancer’s very own Josh O’Reilly. He took to the ring at the 2012 Fight to End Cancer...


SHIREEN 'THE MACHINE' BRINGS HOME THE WIN FOR TEAM KINGSWAY!

Posted: October 28, 2016

Shireen "The Machine" Fabing declared the winner by unanimous decision at last weekends fights in mississauga. Photo Credit: Luis Parades Shireen “The Machine” Victorious Last Weekend! Written By: Luis Parades Friday October 28, 2016 The crowd was on fire and Team Kingsway was out in full force as Shireen “The Machine” Fabing headed to the ring! If you recognize the name, it’s because Shireen is a Fight To End Cancer alumni who fought in 2013, she's also a regular at the gym. You can see her almost everyday putting in time to conditioning, technical training or...


INVADING THE STREETS AT TASTE OF THE KINGSWAY 2016

Posted: September 15, 2016

Team Kingsway worked with hundreds of people at this years Taste Of The Kingsway Festival, spreading their love for the sport throughout the community Photo Credit: Rebecca Freeman 10th ANNIVERSARY AT THE TASTE OF THE KINGSWAY 2016 Team Kingsway Hit The Streets At The Annual Festival Last weekend saw the Taste of the Kingsway 2016 festival take place for another extremely successful year. The merchants in the west-end of Toronto, showed off everything that makes it special - from great food, live music, entertainment, and most importantly...  Some incredible Boxing! One...


TOP 5 MOTIVATIONAL BOXING COMMERCIALS EVER MADE

Posted: August 26, 2016

There's no doubt that advertising campaigns have become an art form of their own. Most companies have started focusing on the importance of selling personal motivation, overtop of their actual products. In many cases, the brand won't even appear within the commercial until the logo appears at the very end. Here's our top 5 picks for the best motivational boxing commercials of all time. After watching these you'll be hitting the bag in the next 24 hours. 5. Puma | #NoMatterWhat Cuban Boxing Campaign 4. Nike Boxing Commercial 3. Everlast | Boxing...


WHO IS VIRGIL BARROW | TEAM KINGSWAY BOXING

Posted: August 20, 2016

Meet Fight To End Cancer's Executive Director and Head Coach. Virgil is also a Senior Coach of Toronto's Kingsway Boxing Club. Not only does he devote his time to 10 Charity Boxers each year, but he is busy year-round developing and running programs at the gym... not to mention being absolutely awesome. In addition to being a senior boxing coach with more than 10 years under his belt, Virgil is also certified in childhood, sports and personal nutrition! Book your free lesson with Virgil today! If you are interested in joining the Fight To End Cancer Fight Team you will be spending the better...


HOW TO WRAP FOR BOXING | ARE YOU PREVENTING OR CAUSING INJURY

Posted: August 14, 2016

ARE YOU WRAPPING CORRECTLY? Boxing is a sport in which it is very easy to progress with an incomplete understanding of the rules and improper techniques... The first piece of equipment you will ever purchase as a boxer is your very own pair of boxing wraps. You throw them on and you immediately feel protected against the power your target is about to endure from your fists... but are you really protecting yourself? Jeff MacWilliams (FTEC2015 Fighter) wraps his hands in preparation for his training session Photo Credit: Rebecca Freeman If done correctly, wrapping your hands is beneficial...


KNOCKING OUT BREAST CANCER IS ALL IN THE WORKOUT

Posted: July 18, 2016

EXERCISE DIRECTLY LINKED TO REDUCING THE CHANCES OF BREAST CANCER FTEC2016 Fighter, Sam Krystantos training for fight nightPhoto Credit: Al Quintero Photography A recent released Canadian study has discovered a link between reducing the chance of Breast Cancer with exercise! The study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology by York University Professor Michael Connor found that different hormones produced in fat cells in obese individuals can lead to breast cancer cell growth, however with daily exercise the effects of these fat cells can be fought against and help to prevent...


ONCE A FIGHTER - ALWAYS A FIGHTER | FEATURING SHIREEN FABING

Posted: July 21, 2016

Catching up with 2013 FTEC Fighter - Shireen “The Machine” Fabing Coached by Virgil Barrow, Shireen "The Machine" Fabing gets ready for her opponent before the first bell! On a sunny June afternoon, boxers from different parts of Ontario made their way to Toronto’s west end as a scheduled club show was about to kick off. The card had various types of boxers ready to impress, but there was one bout that stood out. Kingsway Boxing’s own Shireen “The Machine” Fabing was stepping into the squared ring again to take on a strong opponent! Shireen displayed her skill and...


CANADIAN ACTOR CRAIG LAUZON'S THOUGHTS ON FIGHTING TO END CANCER

Posted: June 27, 2016

BUT FIRST... JUSTIN TRUDEAU'S FIGHT TO END CANCER | FEATURING CRAIG LAUZON Canadian Actor Craig Lauzon Reflects On Fighting To End Cancer   with Erica McMaster Every year the Fight To End Cancer features a new team of extraordinary men and women.  From lawyers and CEO's to Canadian Actors like 2016's Main Event, Craig Lauzon. Collectively with his 9 teammates, An astounding $120,000.00 was raised within their personal networks. Coupled with the night’s additional fundraising efforts at the Gala, we project over $170,000.00 will be directly donated to...


THE STRENGTH OF A WOMAN | BREAST CANCER AWARENESS – IT’S LIFE OR DEATH!

Posted: July 8, 2016

Natasa Jamnik-Sousa (Blue) Vs. Samantha Krystantos (Red) in what was one of Fight To End Cancer's most talked about fights in the 2016 Charity Boxing Gala. Photo Credit: Dayrit Photography On average, 96,400 Canadian women will be diagnosed with cancer and 37,000 women will die from cancer. Promoting the awareness of the effects cancer has on women is a very big theme of our initiatives. Every year, the Fight To End Cancer Gala features, at least one female bout that proves to be the 'Fight Of The Night'. Life becomes more bearable when we possess awareness. Simply put, awareness...


ON THE SCENE NETWORK AT THE FIGHT TO END CANCER 2016

Posted: June 13, 2016

Fight To End Cancer Gala 2016 5th annual Fight to End Cancer fundraising gala turned out bigger and better than anyone had expected. Featuring elegant gourmet dinner, various entertainers along with Olympic-style boxing, the event has raised over $500,000 in just 5 years, directly supporting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. OTSN host Darriel Roy caught up with the host of the event Ben Mulroney as well as Fight to End Cancer founder Jennifer Huggins. @fightendcancer @thePMCF @OTSNmedia “On The Scene Network” is a web series & TV Show that provides an exclusive...


I FIGHT TO END CANCER FOR...

Posted: June 13, 2016

WE ARE ALL A PART OF THE FIGHT TO END CANCER Who OR What Are You Fighting For? JOIN THE FIGHT! Fight To End Cancer Lead Partner, Jim Mosher of Landscape Plus, continues to fight for his community until we end cancer for good! Featuring a new group of white-collar men and women each year, with no prior boxing experience, Fight To End Cancer’s annual black tie gala concludes months of their intense training, in true Olympic-style boxing, and hard work in achieving personal fundraising goals. Fight To End Cancer has quickly grown to become a premium fundraiser...


MAKING IT HAPPEN WITH THE FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: June 16, 2016

Make It Happen Media (MIH) has been a partner of the Fight To End Cancer since 2015, literally helping us to 'Make It Happen'. Most recently, MIH helped us forge one of our newest relationship with Z103.5 as our first ever Official Radio Partners. We feel so fortunate to have Carol Cirillo, founder of MIH, and her team in our corner! Carol Cirillo and Katherine Cott of Make It Happen Media with the 2016 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team ABOUT MAKE IT HAPPEN MEDIA Some people spend their time waiting for something to happen. Others spend their time wishing for something to happen...


FIGHT TO END CANCER'S BIGGEST YEAR-TO-DATE MAKES IT A KNOCKOUT SUCCESS!

Posted: June 7, 2016

5th ANNUAL GALA RAISES OVER $500,000.00, BENEFITING THE PRINCESS MARGARET CANCER FOUNDATION Left to Right: MC & Host, Ben Mulroney, Canadian Olympic Boxer, Mandy Bujold and FTEC Founder, Jennifer Huggins on the Red Carpet at the 2016 Fight To End Cancer Gala Tuesday June 7, 2016 - TORONTO, ON - The 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala (FTEC) was our biggest and most successful year ever! The sold out event was hosted by CTV ETALK's, Ben Mulroney at the historic Old Mill Inn, in Toronto's west end. The Gala brought together some of the city's top executives and...


A BRAZEN HEAD STARE-DOWN BEFORE FIGHT NIGHT

Posted: May 28, 2016

The Official Fight To End Cancer Media Day and Weigh-Ins. Photo: Jeff 'The Beast' MacWilliams getting his abs counted by Virgil Barrow - Fight To End Cancer Head Coach Photo Credit: Rebecca Freeman THE FTEC2016 FIGHT TEAM ARE READY TO GO TO BATTLE Knocking Out Cancer in the 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer The Fight To End Cancer Media Day & Weigh-ins has become a much anticipated event of its own. The Official Media Day is for our supporters to help build up excitement,  just days before our fighters step into the ring at our annual Charity Boxing Gala. With each passing...


THE TODD SHAPIRO SHOW | INTRODUCING THE FTEC2016 FIGHT TEAM

Posted: May 27, 2016

Sponsor A Fighter Click here if you're having trouble hearing audio On Saturday June 4, 2016 8 men and 2 women will be stepping into the ring to literally knockout cancer in the 5th Annual Fight To End Cancer. Take a listen to the SiriusXM Radio exclusive interview with Todd Shapiro, featuring the Fight Team Coach -- Virgil Barrow, Co-Main Event matchup - Sam Krystantos and Natasa Jamnik-Sousa, and Main Event Canadian Actor Craig Lauzon. Buy Tickets


DEFEAT IS NOT AN OPTION | MEET THE FTEC2016 FIGHTERS

Posted: May 26, 2016

Blood, sweat and tears go into each fighters journey. From day one until Fight Night, they give everything they have to 'Fight to End Cancer.'