Gateway for Cancer Research Raised Over $5M at Celebrity Fight Night

The Event: Gateway Celebrity Fight Night – “Stardust Dreams” The Cause: Gateway for Cancer Research Foundation Event Date: March 12, 2022 Location: JW Marriott Desert Ridge Event Co-Chairs:  Richard J. Stephenson & Dr. Stacey J. Stephenson Emcee: Reba McEntire Entertainment:  CeeLo Green, Reba McEntire, David Foster, The London Essentials, Katharine McPhee, Tony Vincent, Vonzell Solomon, The Tenors & […]

Celebrity Fight Night Foundation Merges with Gateway for Cancer Research

Celebrity Fight Night Foundation is merging with Gateway for Cancer Research, a global sponsor of innovative, patient-centric, clinical cancer research. Celebrity Fight Night Foundation is an internationally recognized philanthropic organization that has generated more than $90 million in charitable funding throughout its 27-year history. The merger puts Gateway’s Chairman and Vice Chair, Richard J. Stephenson […]

Celebrity Fight Night Honors Maria Shriver, Dr. Stacie and Richard Stephenson and Heroes of Las Vegas Shooting

By Lynette Carrington Earlier this month, Celebrity Fight Night XXIV raised funds for a variety of charities including a new initiative to help support Barrow Neurological Institute’s Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders program. Each year, the Celebrity Fight Night Foundation raises funds at its annual gala, Celebrity Fight Night. Country star Reba McEntire returned to the event […]

A Roundup of Thoughts on Muhammad Ali From Fight Night

Lonnie Ali, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Larry Fitzgerald (Getty Images) By Mike Saucier What follows is a roundup of interviews by Frontdoors Media, during which Celebrity Fight Night guests gave their thoughts on what Muhammad Ali and Fight Night meant to them: Larry King: “57 years of friendship. I met him when he was […]

Celebrity Fight Night Gets Huge Boost From Parsons to Help Those With Parkinson’s

By Mike Saucier The stars were out in Phoenix on Saturday night as Valley influencers and celebrities mixed it up with Hollywood glitterati and Nashville’s finest at Celebrity Fight Night. The ballroom at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa was where they paid a special tribute to Muhammad Ali, who died in June […]

Jimmy Walker, Gateway to the Stars

Fight Night Founder’s Famed Schmoozing Has Helped Raise Millions to Help Fight Parkinson’s By Mike Saucier Celebrity Fight Night founder Jimmy Walker is in a league by himself when it comes to schmoozing — you don’t get A-list celebrities to show up for your event year after year by fluke. It’s an impressive list — […]

Jimmy’s Best Fight Night Highlights

A collection of anecdotes gathered during an interview with Celebrity Fight Night founder Jimmy Walker. “The best moment is just sitting next to Muhammad Ali and just watching him, observing him. He loved it. He loved being Muhammad Ali. He loved the attention and he got the attention.” ### “A couple humorous moments I’ll never forget: […]