TapouT has released an official statement after losing their co-founder and friend, Charles Lewis, better known as "Mask." Here it is, via their official website:
"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-wishing during this incredibly difficult time." – The TapouT Family
Once again, our condolences to his family and friends. Today MMA has lost a valued advocate and a patron. He will be missed.