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In Photos: Fight for Independence charity boxing event

Bay Street brokers traded their suits for boxing trunks at the 9th annual Fight for Independence in Toronto. The event was created by Bay Street traders James Beattie, Jackie Walker and Tom Gajer, and raises funds for the Urgent Care Unit at SickKids and Nazareth House.

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Boxers are paraded out into the ring to kick off the festivities at the 9th annual Fight for Independence at Kool Haus in Toronto, May 2, 2013.

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A stilt-walker greets guests with a pair of dukes at the 9th annual Fight for Independence at Kool Haus in Toronto, May 2, 2013.

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Fighters make their entrance at the 9th annual Fight for Independence at Kool Haus in Toronto, May 2, 2013.

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Ring girls dressed in 1920s period costume wait for the festivities to begin at the 9th annual Fight for Independence at Kool Haus in Toronto, May 2, 2013.

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A ring girl signifies the start of the third round at the 9th annual Fight for Independence at Kool Haus in Toronto, May 2, 2013.

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Ringside fans react at the 9th annual Fight for Independence at Kool Haus in Toronto, May 2, 2013.

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Cam Heaps, co-founder of Steam Whistle Brewing, right, works with a trainer behind the scenes at the 9th annual Fight for Independence at Kool Haus in Toronto, May 2, 2013.

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Cam Heaps, co-founder of Steam Whistle Brewing, right, works with a trainer behind the scenes at the 9th annual Fight for Independence at Kool Haus in Toronto, May 2, 2013.

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Vladimir Korobkine, in red, of United Healthcare lays into Tom Skopek at the 9th annual Fight for Independence at Kool Haus in Toronto, May 2, 2013.

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Jeremy "The Real Deal" Kaliel get the crowd going as his manager waves Monopoly in his wake at the 9th annual Fight for Independence at Kool Haus in Toronto, May 2, 2013.

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