John Lewis (fighter)

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John Lewis
Born (1968-02-08) February 8, 1968 (age 46)
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Nationality American
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 13 st)
Division Lightweight and Welterweight
Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Team Lewis/Pederneiras Vale-Tudo
Rank 5th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
1st degree black belt in Judo
1st degree black belt in Jujutsu
2nd degree black belt in Sho Kon Do
Mixed martial arts record
Total 30
Wins 23
By knockout 5
By submission 9
By decision 9
Losses 4
By knockout 2
By submission 1
By decision 1
Draws 3
Other information

John Lewis (born February 8, 1968) on the island of Oahu in Hawaii, is an American]] former mixed martial arts fighter. As a coach he has trained a number of fighters, including some champions.[1] He was also in the first 2 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship events held in Abu Dhabi.

Early life[edit]

His first Jiu-Jitsu instructor was Rickson Gracie in the Culver City academy. He also has trained under Carlos Machado and John Machado before he found his final home with the co-founder of Nova União (mixed martial arts), Andre Pederneiras.