WWE Hall of Famer Sgt. Slaughter joins other special guests, athletes and celebrities at the MDA Muscle Team Gala in Boston on Jan. 10, 2013. Emcee for Muscle Team 2013 is Naoko Funayama, NESN’s Boston Bruins rinkside reporter. Sgt. Slaughter and WWE have been longtime supporters of MDA. The WWE Hall of Famer leads the silent auction at the event. At this high-profile event, athletes and celebrities put their muscle behind MDA to help fund research to find treatments and cures for muscle diseases. An MDA Buddy - a local child living with muscular dystrophy - is paired with each athlete at the event. For more information, visit muscleteamboston.com.