In partnership with B. Riley & Co., the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation will present the 6th Annual “Big Fighters, Big Cause” Charity Boxing Night on Wednesday, May 13 at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland.
Proceeds from the exclusive event will support the Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation and their mission to raise funds for research and awareness towards a cure for Type 1 Diabetes and to help children live healthier lives through diet and exercise.
Emceed by actor and comedian, Bill Bellamy, the evening will feature a thrilling mix of professional and amateur heavy-weight bouts with well-known fighters from around the globe presented by Michael King and King Sports, and a special performance of the National Anthem by international recording artist and American Idol Season 11 alum Jessica Sanchez. Attendees will also be treated to an exciting evening of music by DJ Shy, food by Wolfgang Puck, as well as a world-class live auction and silent auction display featuring iconic memorabilia and other one-of-a-kind items and experiences.
Additionally, the evening will honor the Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Children's Hospital Los Angeles for their groundbreaking work in diabetes care and research. As one of the largest endocrine programs in the country, the Center is pioneering pediatric care and clinical and basic research programs in all types of diabetes, as well as disorders of human growth, bone metabolism, thyroid issues and adrenal disease. The Center provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art, interdisciplinary care, education and training to nearly 1,800 children with type 1 and type 2 diabetes and more than 4,600 patients with other endocrine disorders each year. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for endocrinology and diabetes care on the U.S. News & World Report list of Best Children’s Hospitals.
The 6th Annual “Big Fighters, Big Cause” Charity Boxing Night is presented by B. Riley & Co., a leading investment bank which provides corporate finance, research, and sales & trading to corporate, institutional and high net worth individual clients. A media alert with further information and attendees will be announced in the coming weeks.
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WHEN: Wednesday, May 13, 2015
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Red Carpet Arrivals / Silent Auction
7:00 PM Welcome & National Anthem / Awards Ceremony
7:10 PM – 10:00PM Fights & Live Auction
WHERE: The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland
1755 North Highland Avenue, Hollywood, California 90028