Kristen Bellamy

Big Fight Big Cause

On Wednesday, May 13th, I attended a very unique charity event at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood. It was the 6th Annual “Big Fighters, Big Cause” Charity Boxing Night and Auction co-hosted by The Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation and B. Riley & Co. The event raises money for research and awareness for Type 1 & 2 Diabetes and to help children live healthier lives through diet and exercise. What made this event so exciting and distinctive was the refreshing way they set it up. This was not your typical charity event where there is a silent auction and sit down dinner. There was no dried out chicken being served and no bar where the only libation being offered is bad wine. This was an amazing spread catered by Wolfgang Puck. There was an open bar and the signature drink being served was the “Moscow Mule”. It had much more of a lounge feel, mixed in with all the energy of a world class sporting event. No stuffy round tables, which we’ve all been forced to sit at, while the silent auction is being screamed at you. This one was different. There were chairs all around and the boxing ring was in the center if the room. There were sexy red velvet ropes everywhere so those big spending boxing fans could be up close and personal with the blood and sweat. The vibe was fun and festive! People were buzzing around, grooving to the club music mixed by DJ Shy before the event. It was very VIVA Las Vegas, only in Hollywood with a heavyweight guest list.

Emceed by actor, comedian and sexy hubby, Bill Bellamy, the evening featured a thrilling mix of professional and amateur heavy-weight bouts with well-known fighters from around the globe. To kick off the night, the National Anthem was performed by the very hot American Idol alum Jessica Sanchez, who is very poplar with the younger crowd.Then we were treated to some great boxing matches, and in between bouts the auction happened with a lot of iconic sports memorabilia. Celebrity attendees included Laila Ali, Catherine Bach (Bill was very excited to meet the original, Daisy Duke), Cedric the Entertainer, Tommy Hearns, Tommy Davidson, Wolfgang Puck, & Holly Robinson Peete. I, on the other hand, loved meeting the man who coined the phrase “Let’s get ready to Rumble”, Michael Buffer. All in all it was a good night for a fight!

Share :

Twitter
Facebook
LinkedIn
Pinterest

Join The Ride

Subscribe and stay connected with Hollymom!

27 thoughts on “Big Fight Big Cause”

  1. Hi there just wanted to give you a quick heads up
    and let you know a few of the images aren’t loading properly.

    I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue. I’ve tried it in two
    different web browsers and both show the same results.

  2. Hi, I do believe this is a great site. I stumbledupon it 😉
    I may come back yet again since I book marked it. Money and freedom is the greatest way to change, may you be rich and continue to help other people.

  3. Hi there, i read your blog occasionally and i own a similar one and i was just wondering if you get a lot of
    spam responses? If so how do you stop it, any plugin or anything you can suggest?
    I get so much lately it’s driving me crazy so any support
    is very much appreciated.

  4. Can I simply just say what a comfort to discover someone who really knows what they are discussing on the web.
    You certainly realize how to bring an issue to light and make it important.

    More people should check this out and understand this side of your story.
    It’s surprising you’re not more popular because you most certainly possess the gift.

  5. Hello there! This is kind of off topic but I need some advice from an established blog.

    Is it hard to set up your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure things
    out pretty quick. I’m thinking about making my own but I’m not sure where to begin. Do
    you have any tips or suggestions? Thanks

    Feel free to surf to my website; HocWatch Review

  6. Hi superb website! Does running a blog similar to this require a lot of work?

    I’ve very little understanding of computer programming however I had
    been hoping to start my own blog in the near future.

    Anyhow, should you have any ideas or tips for new blog owners please
    share. I understand this is off subject however I just had to ask.

    Thanks a lot!

    Also visit my blog post: RevSkin Review

  7. Today, I went to the beach with my children. I found
    a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and
    said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.” She placed the shell to her
    ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.
    She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is entirely off topic but I
    had to tell someone!

    Also visit my web-site; forum judi online

  8. I am just commenting to let you understand what a extraordinary encounter my cousin’s
    daughter developed studying the blog. She came to find such a lot
    of things, most notably what it’s like to have a wonderful helping nature to make others easily learn about a number
    of complex subject matter. You really did more than people’s expected results.
    Thanks for coming up with those beneficial, safe, edifying and even easy thoughts on the topic to Julie.

    My webpage … Lumo Stat Review

  9. Hey just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The words in your post seem to be running off the screen in Internet explorer.
    I’m not sure if this is a formatting issue or something to do with internet browser
    compatibility but I thought I’d post to let you know. The design and style look great though!
    Hope you get the problem solved soon. Cheers

    Feel free to visit my web-site; judi s128

  10. Hi excellent blog! Does running a blog similar to this require a
    great deal of work? I’ve no knowledge of coding however I had been hoping to start my own blog in the near future.
    Anyways, if you have any ideas or techniques for new blog owners please share.
    I understand this is off subject but I simply needed to ask.
    Thanks a lot!

    my page; poker pulsa online

  11. Hi there, I discovered your website by means of Google even as searching
    for a related topic, your site got here up, it
    appears good. I’ve bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.

    Hello there, simply became aware of your blog thru Google,
    and found that it is really informative. I’m going to
    watch out for brussels. I’ll appreciate in the event you continue this in future.
    Lots of other people shall be benefited out of your writing.
    Cheers!

    Feel free to visit my web-site … apk judi online

  12. First off I want to say excellent blog! I had a quick
    question which I’d like to ask if you do not mind. I was interested to find out how you center yourself and clear your
    thoughts before writing. I’ve had difficulty clearing my thoughts in getting my ideas out.
    I do enjoy writing however it just seems like the first 10 to 15 minutes are lost just trying
    to figure out how to begin. Any ideas or tips? Kudos!

    Feel free to visit my webpage; سئو سایت حرفه ای (Aubrey)

Leave a Comment

More Adventures