MORE VIPS THAN YOU CAN SHAKE A STICK AT!

Black Belt - - EVENT SPOTLIGHT -

While roam­ing the floor and the var­i­ous sem­i­nar halls at the 2017 Mar­tial Arts SuperShow, we spot­ted a gag­gle of girls and guys you’re sure to rec­og­nize. They in­cluded Chris­tine Ban­non-Ro­drigues (Black Belt Hall of Famer), Ri­cardo Li­bo­rio (founder of the Brazil­ian Top Team and Amer­i­can Top Team), Herb Perez (Olympic taek­wondo gold medal­ist), Chris Casamassa (ac­tor from the old WMAC Masters TV show), Ernie Reyes Sr. (founder of the West Coast Demo Team), Mike Swain (four-time Olympian in judo), Emil Farkas (mar­tial arts re­searcher), Jack­son Ru­dolph (tour­na­ment world cham­pion), Caitlin Dechelle (fight dou­ble for Won­der Woman), Dana Ab­bott (Black Belt Hall of Famer), John Hack­le­man (boss­man at The Pit), Da­mon Gil­bert (2017 Black Belt Hall of Fame in­ductee), Mike Chat­u­rantabut (founder of XMA) and Jimmy Pe­dro Jr. (Olympian and judo coach of Olympians).

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