Reba McEntire Returns to Fight Night
Reba McEntire will be getting back into the ring, as host of this year's Celebrity Fight Night event, her fifth time as emcee.
The gala, which pairs celebrities and sports stars, has raised more than $60 million during the past 15 years to benefit the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center in Phoenix, Ariz., as well as other numerous charities. The night of entertainment brings out the big names in support of the retired boxer.
"It is absolutely amazing how many people will turn out for Muhammad Ali," Reba reports. "When he asks, they come!"
This year, Glenn Frey of the Eagles will the headline the performances for the event, and joining Glen will be songwriter-producer David Foster, who will serve as musical director for his 11th consecutive year. Scheduled to receive the Muhammad Ali Sports Achievement Award is IndyCar and NASCAR driver, Danica Patrick, while Hollywood film producer Jerry Weintraub is expected to be honored with the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award.
Celebrity Fight Night XVI will take place March 20 at the JW Marriott Desert Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Ariz.