First-time pugilists ready for third annual Fight to End Cancer

May 26, 2014
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Andrew Young flexes while competitor Derek Van Doorn, right, looks on. They will compete in the heavyweight bout of the 2014 Fight to End Cancer. Photo Credit:  Metro / Jessica Smith Cross

Andrew Young flexes while competitor Derek Van Doorn, right, looks on. They will compete in the heavyweight bout of the 2014 Fight to End Cancer.
Photo Credit: Metro / Jessica Smith Cross

Thursday May 22, 2014 Original Article Printed By Metro – A group of brave amateur boxers stepped on a scale as part of an unofficial weigh-in at Entertainment District bar Grace O’Malley’s Thursday night.

The third annual Fight to End Cancer and gala, to take place on May 31, benefits the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Ten white-collar men and women, with no prior boxing experience, have been raising money and training at the Kingsway Boxing Club for the past six months in preparation for the fight.

Grace O’Malley‘s is one of the event’s sponsors. Its general manager, Chris Taylor, had been planning to attend the event, but was unable to as he had received a potentially life-saving stem cell transplant to treat acute myeloid leukemia earlier in the week, after waiting for a donor match since 2012, when he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia. See Full Article

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