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Shawn Tompkins' Sudden Death Leaves 'Huge Void' in Las Vegas Fight Scene

John Gunderson remembers very clearly the first time he met Shawn Tompkins. He was fighting at an IFL event in 2007 and Tompkins was sitting ringside. Though he was then a coach for the IFL's Los...

Xtreme Couture Coach Shawn Tompkins: Ultimate Fighter's Junie Browning 'Like a Son'

Shawn Tompkins, the head coach at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas, took Junie Browning under his wing after Browning's stint on The Ultimate Fighter ended. Tompkins talks about his training of...

What Kind of Shape Will Wanderlei Silva Be in at UFC 99?

I saw a couple of videos today that gave me very different ideas about what kind of shape Wanderlei Silva is going to be in when he fights Rich Franklin at UFC 99. Above, Silva looks like he's...

Shawn Tompkins' Lyoto Machida Game Plan: Learn Karate Timing, Wrestle

Now that Lyoto Machida is the UFC light heavyweight champion, no one is quite sure what the right game plan would be to beat him. But Shawn Tompkins, the head coach at Xtreme Couture, says he has...

Griffin Reacts to Affliction's Demise

It's safe to say that Forrest Griffin will have a job in the UFC for the remainder of his MMA career. The fighter who is largely credited for resurrecting the promotion as a result of his April...

UFC Twitter Mailbag: Randy Couture

Randy Couture is the subject of our latest UFC Twitter mailbag, with questions about his fight with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Saturday at UFC 102, whether he'll be meeting a stronger Nogueira than...

Junie Browning Apologizes, Promises to Improve Himself

Former UFC lightweight Junie Browning spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday, exactly one week after he reportedly consumed 16 pills of the anti-anxiety medication Klonopin in an attempt to...

Shawn Tompkins Resigns from Xtreme Couture, Joins TapouT Training Center

Acclaimed kickboxing trainer Shawn Tompkins resigned Monday as head trainer of the Xtreme Couture gym in Las Vegas and will move to the recently opened TapouT Research and Development Training...

Chris Horodecki Signs WEC Deal

Former IFL standout Chris Horodecki has signed a deal to join the WEC, WEC general manager Reed Harris confirmed Thursday.The 22-year-old Polish-born Canadian, who was the lightweight star on the...

Shawn Tompkins on Joining TapouT, Training Coleman for Couture, Belfort

For renowned MMA trainer Shawn Tompkins, the transition from Xtreme Couture to the TapouT Training Center has been smooth, even though it can sometimes lead to seemingly awkward situations. For...

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