On stage, a male fire eater spits flames into the air as women clad in bras and panties dance in wild circles around him.
The annual event caters to the ~2,000 male guests who attend and donate. The Washington Wizard cheerleaders performed as entertainment, and were instructed to mingle with guests and pose for pictures during cocktail hour in their uniforms.
Topless women in body paint were hired to stand on pedestals throughout the reception as guests mingled around them and requested photos.
Dick Patterson and Gary Day conspire in a candid moment during cocktail hour.
The benefit provided enormous steak dinners, cigars, and plenty of whiskey for the ultimate "man's man" fundraiser.
The air rank with cigar smoke, an army of red gown clad, college-age cocktail waitresses fetched drinks and sat on male guests' laps at their tables. Waitress Dana Nelson takes a spin around the ringside sponsor tables with a tray of cash and cigars for sale.
Don Mouton prepares to fight as iconic boxing announcer Michael Booker of "Let's get ready to rumble!" fame checks in with one of the ring physicians.
Washington, DC mayor-elect Muriel Bowser laughs with business leaders during pre-fight cocktails.
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Board Chairman S. Joseph Bruno (left) and attorney Anthony Cantalupo enjoy the charms of body paint model Sofia Schramm. Female performers and waitresses sported explicit black tie body paint and elaborate costumes during the reception.
Ensconced in a champagne flute cage, Tina Brown doles out drinks to Lance Corporal Reid Norfolk and other guests during the Fight Night benefit cocktail hour.
Cigar smoke hangs over the Washington Hilton ballroom, which is transformed into a professional boxing ring for the evening.