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Report: Trainer Shawn Tompkins Dead at 37

Shawn TompkinsFamed kickboxing trainer Shawn Tompkins has passed away at 37-years-old, TapouT’s Mike Straka announced Sunday just minutes before UFC on Versus 5.

Tompkins trained the likes of Sam Stout, Chris Horodecki, Mark Hominck, Vitor Belfort, and Wanderlei Silva while coaching at TapouT Training Center and previously Xtreme Couture, which he left in 2009.

According to Straka, Tompkins was in Canada with members of his team and additional details are pending, while an autopsy is also scheduled. will have more on this breaking news as it becomes available.

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