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TapouT’s Mask dies in Ferrari crash

Mask from TapouT

Charles Lewis Jr., known as Mask amongst the MMA community and owner of TapouT, died in an accident at around 1:00 AM this morning after his $300,000 Ferrari Modena crashed into a light pole, splitting it in half. A female passenger was ejected from the car and taken to a local hospital where she was treated for broken bones.

Police say Mask was racing a guy in a Porsche and the two hit each other which sent both of them spiraling out of control. The Porsche made out unscathed and drove off. The driver and passenger in the Porsche were later found and arrested. The driver was charged with gross vehicular manslaughter with DUI.

There has been speculation that Mask’s female passenger may have been his fiance. A rep for TapouT released this statement:

“It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we must regretfully confirm the passing of our beloved friend, brother and co-founder Charles “Mask” Lewis following a car accident that occurred last night. We are currently in the process of setting up a memorial service in his honor and will release more details as they become available. Many thanks to all for the outpouring of blessings and well-wishes during this incredibly difficult time.”

However douchey the TapouT crew may seem, they did a lot for the MMA community through sponsorships, helping the sport grow. Granted, if what I’m reading is correct, Mask, who may or may not have been intoxicated at the time, was street racing. If true, it’s hard to feel too much pity for him. Have people learned nothing from Nick Hogan?

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sw
sw
11 years ago

the driver of the ferrari was NOT drunk. 100% guaranteed. so u should feel for his family and friends . this is a hard time for us.

blah
blah
11 years ago

Just tried to link to your site from facebook and facebook sucked in the garbage image…. you may want to change that. Good article with image otherwise.

mrx
mrx
11 years ago

ferrari ;(

chewy
chewy
11 years ago

you will be missed, mr. mask!

doodie
doodie
11 years ago

another fuktard is removed from the streets, nice!!

ME
ME
11 years ago
Reply to  doodie

F**K YOU ASSHOLE

jocey
jocey
11 years ago
Reply to  doodie

hey doodie you are a piece of s**t for your nasty comment! you deserve an accident

anon
anon
11 years ago
Reply to  jocey

No doodie deserves a crash an accident would make it no ones fault

Michael
Michael
11 years ago
Reply to  doodie

F**k you you are probably a retard or emo
he did a lot of stuff for mma
you are just a lonely guy living with your parents who is reduced to eating spam everyday

Paulette
11 years ago

GOD BLESS YOU MASK!

WE BELEIVE IN YOU AND YOUR LIFE AND PEOPLE YOU HAVE TOUCHED IN A PERSONAL WAY ARE ALWAYS GOING TO BE REMEMEBERED.
YOUR TRUE COLORS AND PERSONALITY ARE SO IMPRESSIVE AND LONG HOLDING TO EACH AND EVERY ONE PERSON YOU HAVE EVER MET OR CHILD YOU HAVE TALKED TO.
WE FEEL A GREAT LOSS AND SEND OUT LOVE AND BLESSING TO YOUR “BROTHERS”.
REMEMBERED FOREVER!

Man Not Meat Monkey
Man Not Meat Monkey
11 years ago

What A Shameful Waste… Of A Ferrari!

Looney
Looney
11 years ago

ok, first off.. whoever wrote this article is a hater.. go and hate on people that are alive.. we should be morning his death.. not saying he deserved it. u complete asshole. and for u “doodie” f**k u too.

shawn
shawn
11 years ago
Reply to  Looney

um, what happens when some s**t heads racing their cars down your street run over your mother? Different story eh? I’ve heard about better people biting it. I’m not losing any sleep.

Douche McBag
11 years ago
Reply to  Looney

It would have been convenient if the other two Fratboy Bitch Cumbags were in the Ferrari with him. cry cry cry. Everyone laughed at them whenever they came on the tv. Ridiculous losers.

KENNETH HUBBARD
11 years ago

YOU WILL BE MISSED MASK. WE FEEL FOR YOU. SHOULD OF WENT TO A TRACK MAN. BUT IT WAS YOUR TIME.R.I.P MR. MASK

fools
fools
11 years ago

another fool bites the dust for a foolish act…tragic deaths are tragic if common sense were used…a death is sad, but we reap what we sow….

fools
fools
11 years ago

remembered forever? do you think? remembered as long as the next f**k or distraction…just like a gangsta…they’re not remembered…why are you so media enamoured? if you know him personally, of course i appologize and would feel like a jerk…

i need to ask why are m-f-ing americans so shallow and throwing accolades to someone they don’t know and not to their family or friends or spending time making real difference in the world rather than sobbing over some plastic icon they adored…again, for family or friends this is not intended towards you…

Big Daddy
Big Daddy
11 years ago

“Fools” shut up stupid bitch…sew this mother fucker! “Kenneth Hubbard” track? take your mom to a track and race her around…Paulette, are you serious…? Go soap opera! Dookie or whatever your name is, you are a fucktard.

Paralyzed by Fear
Paralyzed by Fear
11 years ago

Oh yes, big tough guy with stripes on his face. What a moron! Metal, glass, concrete, all tougher stripes or not! The you have to respect how he endangers an innocent passenger, not to mention anyone else on the road. Surely he will be missed by his adoring suck ups, he sounds like such a great guy, I’m just so….empty at never having laughed at him in person! May he rest in pieces….

R.I.P Mask
R.I.P Mask
11 years ago

Your a fucking idiot! May you rest in peices!!!

jocey
jocey
11 years ago

you are a disgusting person. I cant stand losers like you. pathetic. everyone makes mistakes including you.. dont judge cause you will be one day.

Billy
Billy
11 years ago

Fucktard’s built that s**t car. Snapped in half. Crap heap.

Don
Don
11 years ago

He was a great guy and I will pray for him and his family. He obviously was not trained for such a car and definately not a race car driver. I stopped doing stupid s**t and I’m still alive. Good luck to all you fools that think that you can escape death doing stupid s**t.

Sensei Kurt
11 years ago

He will be missed! Sorry to hear the news.

milk_bone_1
milk_bone_1
11 years ago

Either way you look at it he did a stupid move trying to race, we all have done stupid stuff at some point in our lives. None of us deserve to die for it! It’s a shame a life was lost from such a senseless act. God Bless you Mask! I hope you have made piece with our Lord and savior, Jesus Christ! RIP.

blahh
blahh
11 years ago

all u guys are all retarded ok he died racing bad move on his part but you guys dnt need to be like “omg I will miss u so much!” and then ” he’s stupid he deseved it” its a sad thing to hear but u dnt need to be so…. like OMG!!! or HAHA THATS WHAT HE GET!! He made a bad chocie and now…..yea..

Jada
Jada
11 years ago

Some of you need to look up karma. You shouldn’t say bad things about those who have passed away. I’m almost sure none of us had even met Mask in person. So it is not our place to say anything. Only those who knew him should speak about him, because those are the ones that really knew him. People in this world should stop being the judge and jury for everyone else. Try started with yourself. I wish all many blessings.

Steven
Steven
11 years ago

It is sad he had to die, on the other hand how many children and families did they pass, How many kids and grandmas walking down the street did they scare, just how many could have lost their lives and they lived, love to the families that lived and to the family that lost their loved one….to Mask you lived a High life and payed for it.

bigk
bigk
11 years ago

i cant believe this an icon has died and some idiots are worried a car f the ferrari what about him you guys need to think before you comment

&*$@
11 years ago

Remember all you haters, like I say, what goes around comes around. Show the departed some damn RESPECT!!

blitzz
blitzz
11 years ago

Let he that is without sin cast the first stone… Enough said. Mask , rest in peace.

Not a fan
Not a fan
11 years ago

Remeber? O.K.
Respect? Sure.
Learn from his mistakes? Lets hope so.

kaptinkaos
kaptinkaos
11 years ago

Its sad mask died but thats what happens when u make stupid mistakes. If he was drunk at least u could blame his moronic actions on that! I wouldnt say he deserved it but stupidity catches up with u. Another story of someone with too much money and not enough brains.

Shithead
Shithead
11 years ago
Reply to  kaptinkaos

All of yall are fucktards you sit at your computer all fucking day and write about stupid s**t that happens all the time what about everybody who’s already died this year in car wrecks i don’t see yall saying we love you rest in peace and i wonder if all of them had make-up on… f**k yall you fucktards…..am out

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