shawn tomkinsIt appears as though longtime Xtreme Couture striking coach Shawn Tompkins will be leaving the world famous Las Vegas based gym in the very near future. has been able to confirm through sources close to the situation that the widely respected coach has plans to part ways with the gym due to undisclosed circumstances.

A former professional fighter and coach for the Los Angeles Anacondas with the IFL, Tompkins has been instrumental in the careers of succesful fighters such as Chris Horodecki, Sam Stout, Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort during his time spent as a top level mixed martial arts instructor.

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