/UCW/ ATLANTIC CITY, NJ and BROOKLYN, NY – Action film star Cynthia Rothrock is set to attend the largest martial arts event of its kind in the world January 27-29, 2017 at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. The event is known as the gathering of the elite, as thousands of martial arts leaders descend on Atlantic City for the Action Martial Arts Hall of Honors and Mega Weekend.
About Cynthia Rothrock
Cynthia Rothrock is known as the Queen of Martial Arts films. From an early age, Rothrock gained appreciation for martial arts. At 13, she began taking lessons at the private gym of her parents’ best friends, and was soon after entered open karate competitions to showcase her unique abilities. At only 5’3″ tall, she holds five Black belts in various Far Eastern martial disciplines, including Northern Shaolin (classical Chinese), Eagle Claw (Chinese), and Tang Soo Do (Korean), Tae Kwon Do (Korean) and Wu Shu (contemporary Chinese).
Rothrock was also the undefeated World Karate Champion in both forms and weapons competitions from 1981 to 1985. And she is one of the very few individuals to be inducted into both the Black Belt Hall of Fame and Inside Kung-Fu Hall of Fame. Rothrock eventually caught the attention of Hong Kong-based Golden Harvest Productions, who cast Rothrock opposite kung-fu queen Michelle Yeoh in 1985’s box office hit Yes, Madam. Rothrock spent five years in Hong Kong, becoming one of the few Caucasian performers to achieve genuine stardom in seven films.
Attempting to broaden her appeal to action fans in the U.S., Golden Harvest backed China O’ Brien and China O’ Brien 2 in 1990. Rothrock’s more than 30 cinematic ventures included Guardian Angel, Honor & Glory, No Retreat,No Surrender 2 and Prince of the Sun. Rothrock also appeared as Bertha Jo in the 1997 TV movie The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion. In addition to films, she was also an inspiration behind the video game character Sonya Blade, featured in the game Mortal Kombat as well as lent her voice on the animated series Eek the Cat.
About the Action Martial Arts Mega Weekend
The Ultimate Destination is the world’s largest gathering of martial arts superstars, film and combat celebrities Wrestlers , Sport stars and renowned Masters from around the world. The Ultimate Destination is the only destination where you can congregate, meet, greet and share with thousands of fellow martial artists who gather together from around the globe. and the world’s largest assembly of celebrities, champions, suppliers and, of course movers and shakers in the martial arts & MMA industry Thousands of people attend The Ultimate Destination each year.
Something for the Novice to the expert or even just a fan .There are 3 days of amazing seminars (50+) taught by THE BEST OF THE BEST and all seminars are free and new this year we have included a stage for 12 amazing shows throughout the weekend. Open to the public and to dinner guests.
Now with the Health and Fitness Industry In our show it has open even more doors, not being any surprise due the crossover markets our. In 2017 we have extended the Trade show to accommodate this new and growing part of our ever expanding event. In 2015 with the MMA and Martial Arts, and fitness Industry we were honored with the distinction of becoming one of the largest convention ever held in the Tropicana Casino Convention Hall.
Our Expo and Trade Show continually expand in many different directions, with over a 100 vendors spots. We have also expanded to include Martial Arts Business Conference with top of the line speakers.
Expo Celeb Spot Lights : , Michael Jai White, Cary Tagawa, , Chuck Zito, Ray Mercer, Curtis Sliwa , Don the Dragon Wilson Cynthia Rothrock , Phil Morris ,.UFC stars such as Dan The Beast Severn, Shonie Carter, , Kick boxing champions like Benny the Jet, Bill Wallace , Wrestling Greats as Tito Santana , Ernest The Cat Miller, Mark Henry, plus 20 others
As a added attraction we have 5 Tournaments and Competitions including:
Of course, we are having the Friday night Red Carpet Wine and Cheese Dance Party and it’s open to all. And then the anchoring of the weekend is our Saturday night banquet dubbed the “Academy Awards of Martial Arts”. Our star studded banquet has taken place for over 16 years with over 1,000 dressed in their best. We are proud to reach the point as the largest banquet in the history of the Tropicana
The only destination is The Ultimate Destination for Martial Arts taking place on January 27-29, 2017 at The Tropicana Casino & Resort Atlantic City.
For more information contact Alan Goldberg at [email protected] or call him at 718-856-8070. You can also visit the website www.ActionMagstore.com for event information and registration forms for The Ultimate destination.
Tropicana Atlantic City hotel’s website is www.tropicana.net
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