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Noted MMA trainer Shawn Tompkins, who earlier this year passed away at just 37 years old, will be remembered at an Oct. 28 celebration in Las Vegas. Longtime Team Tompkins fighters Sam Stout and Mark Hominick will be on hand, as will Tompkins' former mentor, Bas Rutten. "Shawn loved life, and this evening is an opportunity for the MMA community to share those good memories and to keep his spirit alive," Stout, who is also Tompkins' brother-in-law, stated in an official release. read news >>

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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." Read More >> read news >>

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Shawn Tompkins was not only one of the best trainers in the world of MMA, but he was loved by everyone in the MMA community. MMAWeekly Radio pays tribute to 'The Coach' with this special edition of the show.  Read More >> read news >>

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The heart attack that killed Shawn Tompkins may not have come out of the blue. Tompkins' manager, Gary Ibarra of Athletic Management & Representation Group, today told MMAjunkie.com that the renowned trainer had an enlarged heart and major blockages in his arteries that may have contributed to his death. "Shawn's family has a major history of heart issues," Ibarra said. read news >>

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Prominent mixed martial arts and kickboxing trainer Shawn Tompkins passed away in his sleep over the weekend. An autopsy was performed on Monday revealing the 37-year-old’s cause of death as a heart attack. Read More >> read news >>

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Following the death of noted MMA trainer Shawn Tompkins, a special guestbook has been established for those wishing to express their sympathies to Tompkins' surviving family. Additionally, Tompkins' management team at AMR Group has established The Shawn Tompkins Memorial Fund, which is currently accepting contributions to assist with funeral services. As MMAjunkie.com previously reported, Tompkins, just 37 years old at the time of his passing, died in his sleep on Aug. 14. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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The world of mixed martial arts suffered a devastating loss with the news of legendary mixed martial arts coach Shawn Tompkins’ death this past weekend. There has been a memorial fund set up in his honor. Read More >> read news >>

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Most fans likely will remember Sunday's UFC on Versus 5 event as one of the most exciting nights of fights in recent UFC history. I don't know if I'll ever be able to recall it in that way. Instead, I think I'll always recall UFC on Versus 5 as the night I found out Shawn Tompkins had passed away - the night I tried unsuccessfully on press row to choke back tears as the fights went live on Versus. read news >>

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Renowned mixed martial arts trainer Shawn Tompkins has died at the age of 37, reported the Canadian press Sunday evening. read news >>

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A fighter close to Shawn Tompkins says the renowned trainer passed away this morning. Veteran lightweight John Gunderson today told MMAjunkie.com that Tompkins "didn't wake up," but he was still unclear on the details surrounding his passing. Longtime friend and confidant Chris Horodecki said the trainer was in Canada and had spoken to him yesterday but was unaware of the bad news when contacted today. read news >>

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Famed MMA trainer and former fighter Shawn Tompkins has passed away at the age of 37.  Read More >> read news >>

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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -- Having already found success overseas, English featherweight Ronnie Mann is quickly earning a reputation as a showstopper inside the American cage of Bellator Fighting Championships. read news >>

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Team Tompkins head Shawn Tompkins and UFC lightweight Sam Stout are uniting to host an anti-bullying event this Friday in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Scheduled for Friday, June 10, at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT local time), the event takes place at Vancouver Players Chophouse and is open to the public. Confirmed attendees, according to Tompkins, include UFC vets Pat Militich, Joey Beltran and Chris Horodecki, noted cutman Jacob "Stitch" Duran, as wel read news >>

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On the eve of MMAjunkie.com Radio's historic 1,000th show, MMAjunkie.com Radio today welcomes to the studio upcoming Strikeforce fighters Gesias "JZ" Cavalcante and Danillo Villefort. Also stopping by the studio are HDNet Fights reporter Ron Kruck and trainer Shawn Tompkins. MMAjunkie.com Radio airs from 12-2 p.m. ET (9-11 a.m. PT) live from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino's Race & Sports Book. Listen to and watch a video stream of the two-hour show at www.mmajunkie.com/radio, o read news >>

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