On Saturday, Feb. 18, Bill Edwards Presents, Muhammad Ali Enterprises and Keep Memory Alive, the fundraising arm of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, will transform the MGM Grand Garden Arena into a 70th birthday celebration for Ali.
The event is designed to honor the boxing legend’s contribution to the world and raise awareness for Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, ALS, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s, the disease “The Champ” has been battling since 1984. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health’s work toward enhanced treatments and research of neurocognitive disorders and the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Ky.
Performers and celebrity supporters include Sean Combs, Lenny Kravitz, Anthony Hopkins, John Legend, Chris Cornell, Slash, Common, Kelly Rowland, Dave Koz, Joe Perry, Sammy Hagar, Steve Schirripa, Chazz Palminteri, Andre Agassi, Stefanie Graf, Brad Garrett, David Copperfield, Raphael Saadiq and Robin Leach; Muhammad Ali’s daughter Rasheda Ali; boxing icons Sugar Ray Leonard, Ken Norton, Tommy “Hitman” Hearns, Roberto Duran, Jim Brown and Leon Spinks; celebrity chefs Wolfgang Puck, Michael Mina, Tom Colicchio and Scott Conant.
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012
WHERE: MGM Grand Garden Arena
3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109