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St. Maarten represented at Fighters of the Caribbean

OmarMarshamPunchMay2015CURACAO--St. Maarten Muay Thai fighter Akeem Lewis and his team led by Marco London competed in the Fighters of the Caribbean at the International Sports School of Curacao last weekend. The event was organized by Baas Sports Curacao.

Lewis faced Joshua Karters of Curacao in a five round title Muay Thai kick boxing championship fight. Lewis dominated the first and second round until the hard hitting fighter suffered a shoulder dislocation. Although both Lewis and his coach London wanted to continue, the medics on duty would not allow the fight to continue. Lewis' opponent graciously accepted a rematch to take place this summer.

Also fighting on the same card was St. Maartener Omar Marsham who won via a second round TKO against his Rygell Boye.

London began teaching Muay Thai Kickboxing in St Maarten in 1991 and teaches at Milton Peters College in St. Peters. Lewis is a long time student of London's and is the head Muay Thai Instructor at SXM BJJ in Cole Bay.

Lewis teaches adults on Tuesday and Thursday at 7:00pm and age 8+ on Monday and Wednesdays at 5:00pm. For more information visit www.facebook.com/sxmbjj or call 580-3894.

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