The World Martial Arts Masters Expo

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On Friday, January 14, 2005, the World Martial Arts Masters Association will honor 9th Degree, Grand Master Byong Yu with a Hollywood extravagaza honoring his 70th birthday.

At 7:30pm, on January 14th 2005, at the famous SPORTSMEN'S LODGE in Studio City, California, a collection of martial arts celebrities and top Hollywood executive will converge to witness the abilities and agilities of serveral of the world's top Martial Artists; Grand Masters Byong Yu, Takayuki Kubota, Tadashi Yamashita, Eric Lee, YK Kim, Bennie "The Jet" Urquidez, Karen Sheperd, Chuck Norris and more.

During this event other famous Martial Artists such as Steven Seagal, Jean Claud Van Damme, Jet Li, Westley Snipes, Jackie Chan, and more will be honored for their contributions in film.

Additionally, bass virtuoso Stanley Clark, himself a Black Belt in Tae Qwan Do, is noted for his musical compositions for the big screen in such films as "Romeo Must Die","The Transporter","Boyz in the Hood" and more than 40 others, will provide music for the evenings event.

This event will be co-hosted by Mr. Alan Horn, President and COO of Warner Brothers, and Mr. Michael Klausman, President of CBS Studio Centers.

In attendance will be Mark L. Gordon, MD, Medical Director to CBS Studio Centers, a second degree Black Belt under Grand Master Byong Yu, who will provide bandages.

There are a limited number of seats available to the public. These can be purchased by calling (818) 655-6000, or email at

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