I think they (Stout and Hominick) have so much loyalty that they never wanted to disrespect their mentor and trainer by going elsewhere. But even if they did other trainers won't know them well enough the way Tompkins did. In reality it's not that he lacks the skills it's really circumstance in my mind and that's a bummer.
Yagin was winnable along with KZ. He's just in a bad skid. He should take a break and make a reasessment rather than rush in. If not I'm sure he'll make a good coach. Wonder what Sam is planning.
You know how tough this sport is when fighters are retiring prematurely.
Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.
Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.