GM Billy Blanks
GGM Ernie Reyes
Marcus Allen: NFL LEGEND/HEISMAN WINNER
Marcus Allen is a former American football running back and analyst who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 seasons, primarily with the Los Angeles Raiders. Considered one of the greatest goal line and short-yard runners in NFL history, he was selected 10th overall by the Raiders in the 1982 NFL Draft, following a successful college football career at USC. He was a member of the Raiders for 11 seasons and spent his last five seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs.
During his professional career, Allen ran for 12,243 yards and caught 587 passes for 5,412 yards. He also scored 145 touchdowns, including a then-league-record 123 rushing touchdowns, and was elected to six Pro Bowls. While with the Raiders, he helped the team win Super Bowl XVIII. He was the first NFL player to gain more than 10,000 rushing yards and 5,000 receiving yards during his career. Allen has the distinction of being the only player to have won the Heisman Trophy, an NCAA national championship, the Super Bowl, and be named NFL MVP and Super Bowl MVP. He was inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2003.
Jay Cutler: 4x Mr. Olympia Winner
Jason Cutler is a retired American professional bodybuilder, IFBB professional and a four-time Mr. Olympia winner, having won in 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010.
He won consecutive Arnold Classic titles in 2002, 2003, and 2004, and placed second to Ronnie Coleman in the Mr. Olympia competition four times before claiming the title for the first time in 2006.
He won the Olympia for a second consecutive year in 2007 and became the third Mr. Olympia in history (after Arnold Schwarzenegger and Franco Columbu) to win the title in non-consecutive years after defeating the reigning champion Dexter Jackson in 2009. In 2010, he won his fourth Mr. Olympia title, defeating Phil Heath. In 2011, he was runner-up to Heath at the Mr. Olympia.
Throughout his career, Cutler has been featured on the cover of fitness magazines such as Muscle and Fitness, Flex, and Muscular Development. He has not competed since 2013 and has instead focused on Cutler Nutrition, his bodybuilding supplement business, as well as promotions and other business ventures through social media.
Stephanie McMahon: WWE EXECUTIVE
Stephanie McMahon Levesque is an American businesswoman and retired professional wrestler. She is the chief brand officer (CBO) of WWE and appears as an authority figure on the Raw, NXT, and SmackDown brands.
She is a fourth-generation wrestling promoter as a member of the McMahon family, she has worked for WWE since she was a young girl working her way up to the receptionist, then in various front office jobs up to and including her current CBO position. She is the great-granddaughter of Roderick “Jess” McMahon, granddaughter of Vincent J. McMahon, daughter of WWE Chairman and CEO Vincent K. McMahon and retired WWE CEO and former Administrator of the Small Business Administration Linda McMahon, the younger sister of WWE part-owner/wrestler Shane McMahon, and wife of WWE executive/wrestler Paul “Triple H” Levesque.
McMahon began appearing regularly on-air for WWE (then WWF as the World Wrestling Federation) in 1999 as a part of a storyline with The Undertaker. After a brief on-screen relationship with Test, she was engaged to Triple H — whom she married both on-screen and later in real life — which resulted in The McMahon-Helmsley Faction storyline. She has held the WWF Women’s Championship once.
GM Billy Blanks: World Champion Martial Artist
A 7th Degree Black Belt, Billy Blanks had one of the greatest karate fight records in the sport’s long history. Blanks was a 7-time world karate champion, the first Amateur Athletic Union Champ in 1975, the 1984 Massachusetts Golden Gloves Boxing Champion, and the Tri-State Golden Gloves Champion of Champions.
He was the captain of the United States Karate Team and won over 30 gold medals in international competitions. He was the number 1 or number 2 rated full-contact karate fighter in the United States for almost seven straight years. His epic battles with “Nasty” Anderson are legends among martial arts fans. He posted over 300 career victories. In 1982, Billy Blanks was honored by being inducted into the Karate Hall of Fame.
GGM Ernie Reyes Sr.: Champion Martial Arts Icon
In 1966 GGM Ernie Reyes began studying martial arts with Tang Soo Do and then studied Tae Kwon Do. By the early 70s, he was studying other martial arts, including Boxing, Kickboxing, Escrima, knife and Wu Shu. In the mid-1970s, he competed in karate. He won the US National Tae Kwon Do championship in 1977, followed by a bronze at the 1977 World Taekwondo Championships.
Reyes co-founded the West Coast World Martial Arts Association and the association has more than 35 schools, teaching more than seven thousand students. He has led and choreographed the demonstration team from the association, blending modern music and gymnastics with traditional martial arts. The demonstration team has been entertaining and demonstrating martial arts since the early 1980s.
Peter Westbrook: National & World Fencing Champion
A former U.S. champion and Olympic medalist. He founded the Peter Westbrook Foundation (PWF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit, that uses fencing as a vehicle in developing life and academic skills for young people from underserved communities of New York City.
Peter started with the sabre; a military sword with a distinctive look. Used predominantly as a cutting and slashing weapon, Peter was thrilled to be training on a sword that childhood hero Zorro had also used.