(PHOENIX) Make plans now to be part of a memorable Celebrity Fight Night on Saturday, April 9, 2017 as friends, sports stars, and celebrities from around the globe spend a heart-warming evening paying tribute to The Greatest of All Time, Muhammad Ali.
The 23rd Annual Celebrity Fight Night will dedicate the evening to celebrating and honoring the life and enduring legend of Muhammad Ali. Celebrating Muhammad Ali will be held at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa starting at 6 p.m.
While more celebrities will be announced soon, some of the special friends and celebrities planning to pay tribute in-person so far include Lonnie Ali, Billy Crystal, David Foster, Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn, Colbie Caillat, Larry Fitzgerald, Carson Palmer, Brian McKnight, Dennis Quaid, Smokey Robinson, Mike Love, Evander Holyfield, Larry King, Melissa Peterman, Verne Troyer, Nancy Lieberman, Earnie Shavers, Billy Blanks and many more surprise guests will be making a special appearance.
As part of the evening friends and stars including Billy Crystal, who was like a brother to Muhammad and gave the eulogy at his funeral, will be on-stage sharing their special Muhammad stories and paying tribute.
“We cannot thank everyone at Celebrity Fight Night enough for their continued support this past year,” said Lonnie Ali. “Not only did they help us remember and pay our respects to Muhammad during a very difficult time, but to know they will celebrate his life and pay tribute to him at this year’s 23rd Annual Celebrity Fight Night on March 18th means the world to us. I know Muhammad will be looking down and smiling that night.”