Lewis wll be making his pro debut on January the 30th on ready to rage in Pill, Newport against Josh Dennis.
He will then be fighting Jon Maggs on Knuckle-up "origins" on the 20th of February.
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Lewis Began training Martial arts at the age of 10 when he attended his first Judo Class. He then at at the age of 12 took up Kickboxing. At the age of 17 he achieved his Black Belt in both disciplines. Lewis was ranked the 3rd best judoka in Wales at his weight and won the Welsh KYU grade, North Welsh and West of England Judo Championships. Lewis also competed in Kickboxing competitions coming second place in the Welsh open and West of England open. At the age of 17 Lewis Began to train Muay Thai under Lee Power, coach of the Eagles in Cardiff. Lee Recognised Lewis's Talent and invited him to come out to Thailand and represent Wales in the World Amateur Thai Boxing games. Lewis came away with the Bronze medal losing to the eventual winner in the Semi finals. Lewis has fought pro Muay Thai since and has gone four wins with no losses finishing three of his opponents.
He then captured the welsh under 85 thai boxing title. Lewis has also competed in K1 with 3-0-0 record and winning the welsh under 80kg K1 title.
During this time Lewis also tried his hand at Semi professional MMA. In his first fight he defeated Neil Shorter Via guillotine choke during the first round. He then won a second round knock out over tough former amateur boxer Nick Mcfadden in an AFL title eliminator bout. Lewis then fought on Angrrr Management beating Ken Jacobs with a straight arm bar using his legs. The AFL then matched Lewis with Nathan Forester for the AFL Middle Weight Title which he won in the second round with a guillotine choke.
Lewis then challenged Scott Clist for the AFL welter weight title losing by arm bar.
Lewis has been training along side established pro fighter Daniel "Denzil" Thomas who are pushing each other hard at the fight academy Wales gym. Lewis continues to train Muay Thai at the Eagles gym in Cardiff under Lee Power and continues to fight Muay Thai.
Also Lewis teaches his own Judo class twice a week and a Muay Thai class once a week. Lewis has recently started MMA training at the Dogs of War gym in Cardiff and Brazilian Jujitsu at Gracie Barra in Swansea.
During the week Lewis studies forensic science at Glamorgan university and on the weekends Lewis works as a door man along with Denzil at the York bar in Bridgend.
Lewis is making his pro debut on Ready to Rage in Newport in January 2010. He is also booked to face Pauls Reeds stable mate Jon Maggs on the upcoming Knuckle-up show in Cheltenham which will be featured on Sky Sports.