Harrison Ford to be Honored at Muhammad Ali’s Celebrity Fight Night XXIII
Evening to include a special tribute to the late Muhammad Ali presented by Billy Crystal, Sharon Stone and Larry King
WHO: Honoree Harrison Ford, special presenters Billy Crystal, Sharon Stone, Larry King, special entertainment by David Foster, Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn, Caroline Campbell, Colbie Callait, Mike Love, Brian McKnight, Sam Moore, Dennis Quaid and The Shadowboxers, and additional expected attendees include Lonnie Ali, Laila Ali, Melissa Peterman, Larry Fitzgerald, Carson Palmer, Earnie Shavers, Nancy Lieberman, Michael Carbajal and more.
WHAT: CELEBRITY FIGHT NIGHT will be hosted by Grammy Award-winning superstar of country music Reba McEntire. This will be McEntire’s twelfth 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 by David Foster, Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn, Caroline Campbell, Colbie Caillat, Mike Love, Brian McKnight, Sam Moore, Dennis Quaid and The Shadowboxers. 16-time Grammy winning songwriter and producer David Foster will be returning for his 18th consecutive year as the evening’s Musical Director. This year’s program will honor legendary actor and philanthropist, Harrison Ford. This year’s event will include a special tribute to the late Muhammad Ali with special words being shared by Billy Crystal, Sharon Stone, and Larry King.
WHEN: Saturday, March 18, 2017
4:00PM – Media Check–in
5:00PM – Arrivals
6:30 PM – Dinner Begins
WHERE: JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 E. Marriott Drive
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
MORE: 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 Bublé, 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.
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Sponsors of this year’s event include The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, USA Today, Porsche, Zetta Jet, Tequila Patrón, GoDaddy, M Group Scenic Studios, and GO Media Companies.