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Redskins Players Make Appearance At Fight Night

Several Redskins players were on hand Thursday night for the 26th annual "Fight Night" event for the Fight For Children non-profit organization at the Washington, D.C., Hilton.

Linebackers Will Compton, Trent Murphy and Adam Heyward, specialists Tress Way and Nick Sundberg and wide receiver Andre Roberts were part of the Redskins contingent on hand. The First Ladies Of Football were also there to celebrate among 2,000 other business, government, philanthropy, sports and entertainment stars.

The event, a fundraiser to benefit the health and education of at-risk children in the D.C. and Baltimore area, featured a main event starring Javier "El Chino" Flores and Jaime Herrera that battled for the vacant WBC United States welterweight belt.

The line-up also featured some amateur bouts between the University of Maryland and Georgetown University.

The highlights from the night included a tribute to Muhammed Ali and a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of "The Thrilla In Manila."

There was also a sneak preview of the upcoming boxing movie "Creed," starring Michael B. Jordan.



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