Star-studded Celebrity Fight Night returns to Phoenix April 9

Reba McEntire, on right during a previous Celebrity Fight Night. (submitted photo)

Reba McEntire, on right during a previous Celebrity Fight Night. (submitted photo)

Join 7-time Grammy Winner Carrie Underwood along with Kix Brooks, Ronnie Dunn, David Foster, The Tenors, Sinbad and many more along with event emcee Reba McEntire, as they celebrate Celebrity Fight Night at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix.

Recognized as one of the nation’s elite charity events, Celebrity Fight Night is a star-studded evening presented in honor of featured guest, Muhammad Ali.

Carrie Underwood (submitted photo)

Carrie Underwood (submitted photo)

Celebrating its 22nd year, the Celebrity Fight Night Gala will be emcee’d by Grammy Award-winning leading lady of country music Reba McEntire, who will return as the evening’s emcee for the 11 year. 16-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer, David Foster, will serve as Musical Director for his 17th year, according to a press release.

As always, celebrities and professional athletes from all over the country will unite for the action-packed evening filled with incredible live auction items including musical performances by many of today’s hottest stars and many surprises throughout the evening. Special honorees for the evening include Carrie Underwood, Carson Palmer, Dr. Francis Yeoh, Yank Barry, and the Argyros Family.

Most importantly, Celebrity Fight Night 2016 will benefit the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute, as well as numerous other charities.

“This power-packed night of excitement not only leaves our audience with unforgettable memories each year, but throughout Celebrity Fight Night’s 22-year history we have raised more than $118 million and benefited the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute and other charities thanks to the tremendous generosity of our supporters,” stated Jimmy Walker, founder of Celebrity Fight Night, in the release. “Once again we look forward to Celebrity Fight Night winning the fight for charities.”

Some recent entertainers and celebrities have included Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, Josh Groban, Jennifer Lopez, Jon Bon Jovi, Robin Williams, Jim Carrey, Donald Trump, Celine Dion, Faith Hill, Whitney Houston, Randy Jackson, Sharon Stone, Rod Stewart, Michael Bublé, Diana Ross, John Mellencamp, Lionel Richie, Chris Tucker, Forest Whitaker, Larry King, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jack Nicklaus to name a few.

Individual tickets for Celebrity Fight Night start at $1,500 – $5,000. To purchase tickets or get more information visit www.celebrityfightnight.org or call 602-956-1121.

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