Dave Lewter’s Boxing and Fitness, located in West Palm Beach, Florida, is more than just a boxing gym. It is a training facility complete with weight and cardio equipment and practical, professional knowledge. Coach “Dangerous” Dave extends his knowledge to people interested in advancing their skills and establishing their health and fitness goals.
Kickboxing champion Steve Shepherd started the boxing gym in 1992, and in 2000 it was taken over by his protégé, David Lewter. “Dangerous Dave” started amateur boxing and kickboxing in 1993 and became a three-time, two division I.S.K.A .World Kick Boxing Champion. Three years and 30 amateur fights later the Florida State Golden Gloves Champ became a promising middle weight pro. Signing with world famous promoter Lou Duva and Main Events Boxing.
Lewter began training with some of the best pro boxers and trainers in boxing. Including countless sparring sessions with fighters like Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitiker, Vernon “ The Viper” Forrest, “Ferosous” Fernando Vargas, Zab “Super” Judah, Glenn Johnson, Kassim “The Dream” Ouma and many more world class fighters. Now working with trainers like Ronnie Sheilds Roger Bloodworth and others, Lewter racked up 16 pro fights in the next 18 months. On May 5th of 2000, Lewter won the W.B,C. Continental Americas middleweight title with a 9th round K.O. in Dallas, TX.
In June 2004, at The Harriet Himmel Theater, “Dangerous Dave” won a fight against Robert Davis, acquiring a respectable record of 22 wins (15 knockouts) and 4 losses. Dave has also received a black belt from 5x 3 division world kickboxing champion Steve Shepherd. In 35 years of training fighters Steve only awarded 15 black belts, and Dave got his in a record time of only 18 months.
Today, Dave Lewter has added to his championships a successful marriage, a healthy and beautiful daughter, and big plans for the future. Dave Lewter is now the sole owner and operator of Dave Lewter’s Boxing and Fitness Gym where he teaches boxing and kickboxing to everyone from children to pros.