Lewis retains his world title again

Lewis Mulhall in action.

Lewis Mulhall in action. - Credit: Archant

Eight-time world champion Lewis Mulhall retained his title in a fight against Cellan Davies from Wales.

TOTAL Full contact (TFC) stand and strike fight show entertained a packed house at Hutton Moor with the best line-up of fighters in years.

Weston’s Warrior Gym was well represented with champions Lewis Mulhall, Adam Kellaway, Paul Hill, Zoe Hackwood and also Jake Chaplin making his debut for the club. There were also international champions on the fight card from Spain, Poland and Wales.

First up for the club was Zoe Hackwood, who had struggled with a foot injury, but wanted to compete on her home show. It was a hard fought three rounds and Zoe battled well to lose out on a split decision.

Jake Chaplin entered the ring to a warm welcome from the Weston crowd. Jake faced a tough experienced fighter from Bristol. He fought his heart out in the first round and looked comfortable. In the second round, the Bristol fighter pushed on and coach Stuart Davies stopped the fight at the end of the second round, as Jake’s fitness was not there.

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Adam Kellaway was next up for the Warriors and he faced a Spanish champion who had flew in specially for this show. Adam fought five rounds and never looked under pressure after nearly 10 months out. The fight went the distance, but Adam was the clear winner.

Weston’s most successful kickboxer, Lewis Mulhall, an eight-time world champion, stepped into the ring to face Welsh number one Cellan Davies in a world title defence.

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Lewis fought Cellan over three years ago and stopped him in the first round as juniors. The fight was class from start to finish as Lewis controlled things and dropped the Welsh fighter twice in the later rounds. The bell saved the Welsh fighter and it was a clear unanimous win for Mulhall.

Warrior Paul Hill produced a great fight to get a stoppage in the second round of his veteran prestige bout. Paul showed determination and dedication to get ready for this fight and was super fit and ready to rumble.

Stuart Davies said: “It was a great night for the club and I am really proud of the whole team representing Weston Warriors. It’s been a great year and so many positives with our new Warrior Gym in Worle and great wins for the fighters.

“We have a great junior programme and anyone is welcome to come and try a lesson for free.”

The club and fighters wish to thank Premier Kutz for there support and sponsorship.

Weston Warrior Gym in Worle is situated behind Sainsbury’s and is open to all. For information call Lewis Mulhall direct on 07912 615979 or visit www.wama.co.uk for the timetable or www.totalfullcontact.com for information.

BROOKLYN Chamberlain has won the WUMA British Championship for the seventh year running.

Brooklyn dominated the fight from the start, showing great skill and covered up well when needed. Brook trains hard to keep on top of his sport at Weston Warriors and would like to thank trainer Lewis Mulhall.

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