The event will once again be hosted by Grammy Award-winning superstar of country music Reba McEntire. This will be McEntire’s eleventh consecutive year hosting Celebrity Fight Night.
The black-tie evening will begin with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by dinner, an exciting live auction and entertainment including performances by 7-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood, Reba, Brooks and Dunn, The Tenors, Sinbad and more! 16-time Grammy winning songwriter and producer David Foster will be returning for his 17th consecutive year as the evening’s Musical Director.
This year’s honorees include Carrie Underwood, Carson Palmer, Dr. Francis Yeoh, Yank Barry, and the Argyros Family.
The Muhammad Ali Celebrity Fight Night Awards were established as a way to acknowledge leaders in the sports, entertainment and business communities who best represent the qualities associated with the Champ’s fight to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
Previous award recipients throughout the years have included Halle Berry, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Howard Schultz, Jennifer Lopez, Steve Martin, Joe Montana, Tony Hawk, Robert De Niro, Kevin Costner, Magic Johnson, Reba McEntire, Michael Buble, Jim Carrey, Forest Whitaker, Donald Trump, Clive Davis, Larry King, Jack Nicklaus, Emmitt Smith, Wayne Gretzky, Michael J. Fox, Michael Phelps, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Evander Holyfield to name a few.
The event will take place at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Arizona, on April 9.
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