GALLERY: Fight Night 2013 Draws Big Names, Raises Funds for Education and Healthcare Services for Children in Need

Kevin A. Plank is an American CEO and founder of Under Armour, Inc.

Kevin A. Plank, CEO and founder of Under Armour, Inc.

Fight for Children’s 2013 Fight Night  event at the Washington Hilton, in Washington, D.C, recently took place on Nov. 14, 2013. The event included leaders of business, government, and philanthropy for a night of live boxing and much more.

Referred to as D.C.’s premiere fundraising event, Fight Night aimed to raise a record-breaking $3 million for Fight For Children to support essential programs that provide education and healthcare services to children in need.

The Black-tie event featured a cocktail reception, a silent and live auction and an after party. In attendance were boxing legends Gerry Clooney, James “Buster” Douglas, Aaron Pryor and Michael Spinks, among others. The event also included a performance by world-renowned recording artist John Legend and an appearance by MC Hammer.

Ted Leonsis and Guests at Fight Night 2013

2013 Fight Night guest, Ted Leonsis (center) and Congressman John Delaney (MD-6)

John Legend, Performing at Fight Night

John Legend, Performing at Fight Night

Mayor Vincent Gray (Mayor of Washington, D.C.) with 2013 Fight Night Boxer

Mayor Vincent Gray (Mayor of Washington, D.C.) with 2013 Fight Night Boxer

MC Hammer and Guest at Fight Night

MC Hammer and Guest at Fight Night

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