Shawn Tompkins (1974-2011)

Shawn Tompkins (1974-2011)

The mixed martial arts world recently lost coach Shawn Tompkins to a heart attack.

Shawn, 37, will be remembered for a lot of different people for many different reasons, but one thing is certain, he will be missed.

Our friends over at HDNet Fights and Inside MMA spoke with many of the people that were close to Shawn and compiled this eloquent tribute video to the man simply known as “Coach.”

We at MMAWeekly.com would like to send our thoughts and blessings out to the rest of you that knew, admired, and loved Shawn…

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