The UFC has sent out a press release announcing an after school program in Toronto on September 20 with help from Brendan Schaub & Rory MacDonald.
Toronto, Canada – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® will help lead an after--school mixed martial arts class for local disadvantaged youths on Thursday, September 20 at Old School Muay Thai, as part of its UFC Community Works® program.
UFC® fighters Brendan Schaub and Rory MacDonald will help lead participants through a 60-- minute MMA class. This program is only offered to these participants through the generosity of Old School Muay Thai gym and its members. The UFC is happy to offer a helping hand at the workout and will make a financial contribution to support this worthy cause. The event acts as a pre--cursor to the upcoming UFC® 152 event, set to take place at Air Canada Centre, in Toronto, on September 22.
UFC Community Works® is a Canadian program that seeks to make meaningful contributions to communities in need from coast to coast with a particular focus on at--risk youth. It has teamed with Show Your Strength, whose mission is to combat the childhood obesity epidemic in North America by increasing awareness and access for at--risk youth in the areas of athletics and nutrition.
Brendan Schaub, UFC® Heavyweight AND Rory MacDonald, UFC® Welterweight
Brendan Schaub and Rory MacDonald will help lead a MMA after--school class for disadvantaged youths as part of UFC Community Works®
Old School Muay Thai
225 Richmond Street West, Toronto
Thursday, September 20, 2012
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 pm ET
UFC® 152: JONES vs. BELFORT, presented by Assassin’s Creed III, Igniting the Revolution on October 30th, will be available live on Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. EST/7 p.m. PST on UFC.TV, iN DEMAND, DirecTV, DISH Network, Avail-TVN, and in Canada on Shaw Communications, Bell TV, Sasktel and Viewer’s Choice Canada for a suggested retail price of $44.99 US/$49.99 CAN for Standard Definition and $54.99 US/$59.99 CAN for High Definition.
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