Los Angeles- Hall of Famer Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard and his foundation held their 10th annual Big Fighters Big Cause event earlier this week.
The event was filled with a couple of boxing fights promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, a silent auction, and a lot of celebrities that came out to support the event. The foundation raised over $500,000 to help people out that had type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Eric Tozerwas honored with the 2019 Golden Glove Award. The award acknowledged Tozer making history in becoming the first person with type 1 diabetes (T1D) to complete the World Marathon Challenge, running seven marathons on seven continents in seven consecutive days. Tozer was diagnosed with T1D in 2006 at the age of 22.
After his diagnosis, Tozer completed his first half Ironman and has overcome adversity. He co-founded the non-profit organization, Diabetes Sports Project, comprised of 100-plus T1D athletes around the globe demonstrating how to live a good and healthy lifestyle.
Here are a couple of pictures from the event.