At the age of seven Andy started kickboxing at Ling Ho Gym in Den Bosch. Andy had his first kickboxing fight when he was eight years old.
In 1998, at the age of sixteen Andy won his first world title. A MTBN champions title, which he won after unanimous decision.
At the age of eighteen, Andy already owned three World titles in three different associations.
In 2002 Souwer went to Japan to compete in Shootboxing for the first time. He won the tournament, just like he would in 2004, 2008 and 2012.
In 2003 Andy made his K-1 debut against former teammate Albert Kraus, he lost in the first round of the fight after medical intervention.
In 2005 Andy won his first K-1 World Max championshiptitle after beating Buakaw Por Pramuk from Thailand in the final.
In 2006 Andy lost the final of the K-1 Max against Buakaw, after beating Virgil Kalakoda and home favorite Masato in the semi final. In that same year he lost the final fight in the S-cup Japan againstKenichi Ogata, after wins over Brasilian Marfio Canoletti and Daniel Dawson from Australia.
In 2007 Andy won the K-1 tournament for the second time. After he defeated Gago Drago and Albert Kraus he won over Masato by TKO to win the championship.
In 2009 Andy faced Masato for the third time, This was in Masato’s retirement match. Andy lost by way of decision after a 5 round fight.
Andy retired from kickboxing after his win over Mootje Khamal in April 2016. He fought most of the big name´s of kickboxing today.
Petrosyan, Buakaw, Masato, Yodsaenklai, Sitsongpeenong, Kraus, Drago, Chahbari, Kyshenko, Askerov, Sato, Kido, Mootje Khamal, Mes and Holzken are just a few of the list of strong opponent who Andy faced in his career.
With 160 wins and 1 draw in 180 fights, Andy Souwer can call himself a true champion.
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