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Masters Hall of Fame Set to Celebrate

Excellence in Martial Arts – Hollywood Style

Hollywood, CA (For Release) – The Masters Hall of Fame, a leading organization dedicated to recognizing excellence in martial arts, will celebrate its 2015 Awards Banquet sponsored by Monster Energy in Hollywood style on Saturday, June 6, at the famed Roosevelt Hotel. More than 50 new members will be inducted at the event, which will feature martial arts films star and Master of Ceremonies T.J. Storm. The keynote speaker will be Michael Matsuda, the President of the Martial Arts History Museum.

"This is an exciting time for the Masters Hall of Fame. I am proud to be involved with such an outstanding organization.” Daniel Hect, Chairman of the Masters Hall of Fame.

The rolls of the Masters Hall of Fame read like a who’s who of the great martial arts masters. Film stars such as Grandmaster Don “The Dragon” Wilson, “Lady Dragon” Sifu Cynthia Rothrock, and Sensei Carl Van Meter have been inducted for their contributions to the martial arts. Other past inductees include Benny “The Jet” Urquidez, Bill “Superfoot” Wallace, Lisa “The Black Widow” King and Professor Bob White. Many of these great artists will walk the red carpet at the 2015 event.

Over the years, the Masters Hall of Fame has held its award ceremonies in conjunction with events such as the Disney Martial Arts Festival® and, in 2014, the Long Beach International Karate Championships. Also in 2014 the organization held its first event east of the Rocky Mountains, the Fort Worth, Texas, Masters Hall of Fame. In recognition of its international reach, the 2015 Awards Banquet will honor martial artists from Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, Switzerland and Japan.

Daniel Hect, Chairmen of the Masters Hall of Fame, is excited about the organization’s efforts in 2015. “We are excited to hold the Masters Hall of Fame Awards Banquet at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, the site of the very first Academy Awards,” said Hect. “This is an exciting time for the Masters Hall of Fame. I am proud to be involved with such an outstanding organization.”

The Masters Hall of Fame was founded in 1999 and is recognized as one of the premier Martial Arts events on the West Coast. The association recognizes exceptional Martial Arts Leaders and Legends through induction into the Masters Hall of Fame. Honorees are chosen for their dedication to the martial arts and work in the community, as well as their individual successes.

For more information on the Masters Hall of Fame, visit the website at  For media information contact Kamatoy Media Group at 844­KAMATOY 844­526­2869 or


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