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UFC: The Face of Things to Come

April 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Special Features

UFCCry havoc and let slip the dogs of war. The Earth will tremble under the colossal weight of the approaching goliath that is the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The drums of battle will rumble throughout the city streets, as the various factions of modern-day samurai descend upon Toronto to engage in glorious battle. UFC 129 is coming to town, and there’s one thing that’s certain: it’s going to be big.

“I think it will be a benchmark event,” says Joe Ferraro, Rogers Sportsnet’s UFC analyst. Already, the sheer scale of UFC 129 has shattered the previous attendance record of just over 23,000, set at UFC 124 in Montreal, by selling 55,000 tickets and raking in $11 million. These figures will make the crowd at UFC 129 the biggest paid audience to ever witness a mixed martial arts (MMA) event in North America – a benchmark indeed. Read more

Calendar of Events

December 3, 2009 by  
Filed under City Search

On April 25, 2010, at Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, a double-fitness marathon of yoga and Zumba will unite women, men and breast cancer survivors for an event benefiting breast cancer research at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital. In order to participate, you will need to raise a minimum of $250. Register as an individual or form a team and enjoy a double-fitness marathon of yoga and Zumba – in motion for a cure! Read more