The Charity Celebrity Fight Night is celebrating its 17th anniversary. It has helped raise $70 million, for the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute among others. This year the auction would be even more special as the guest of honor Muhammad Ali turns 70. For the event Montegrappa, official licensee of Muhammad Ali Enterprises, has come up with a special fountain pen for the auction. The “Thrilla In Manila” set of special Muhammad Ali fountain pen is created using 18-carat gold which has been customized for the occasion. It sports a Celebrity Fight Night logo with the top of the cap encrusted with diamonds. Presented in a luxury wooden box, the pen comes with a metal plaque with an engraved Ali logo. The pen is valued over $45,000 and will automatically make it to the list of most expensive pens.
The Celebrity Fight Night is one of the elite charity events which is presented in the honor of the one and only, Muhammad Ali. It is a grand event where celebrities from different fields including professional athletes participate. The action packed night has live musical performances and auctions for incredible items often created exclusively for the event. The event plays a valuable role in raising substantial fund for charities. In its 17 year history the event has raised $70 million bulk of which has gone to the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute.
The preparations are on for the 17thanniversary of the Charity Celebrity Fight Night and it is expected to be grander the previous years. The guest of honor at the event, Muhammad Ali is turning 70 this year which is a significant milestone in anyone’s life. The highlight of the event this year is the special fountain pen created by Montegrappa who are the official licensee of Muhammad Ali Enterprises. They are the first Italian pen manufacturer and has been doing so since 1912. Its Italian heritage is at the heart of the Montegrappa tradition that guides the company philosophy.