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Martin Kampmann set to step down at Team Alpha Male head coach

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Martin Kampmann is leaving his post as head coach of Team Alpha Male.

Kampmann will leave the gym, the home of UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw and several top contenders in lighter weight classes, by the end of the year, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight.

Unlike previous coach Duane Ludwig, who has traded barbs with the likes of Cory Garbrandt and others, Kampmann will leave on good terms with the fighters at the gym. A native of Denmark, Kampmann will depart for personal reasons, as his family doesn't want to stay in Sacramento.

The gym's owner, former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber, says he's going to take his time finding a new coach. Faber said he reached out to Kenny Florian, who expressed interest but was uneasy about leaving Los Angeles, where he has a broadcasting career; and to former featherweight standout Mark Hominick.

Kampmann plans on staying until the replacement is found.