Beloved Boxing Promoter Ken Thompson Passes At Age 85,
Leaves Behind An Inspiring Legacy
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of
Thompson Boxing Promotions CEO, Ken Thompson, a beloved
boxing promoter who dedicated 23 years of his life to
promoting the sport in Southern California. Throughout his
career, Kenny was known for his passion, dedication, and
unwavering commitment to the sport of boxing, and his
Born in Lubbock, Texas, Kenny had a love for boxing from an
early age. He started his boxing promotion career in the
early 2000's and quickly established himself as a leading
figure in the industry. His ability to spot young talent and
give them a platform to showcase their skills made him one
of the most respected individuals in the sport. Ken was a
true advocate for the boxers and always worked tirelessly to
ensure that their careers were as successful as possible.
Kenny's passion for boxing was contagious, and he inspired
countless people to become involved in the sport, both as
boxers and fans. He was known for his energetic and
enthusiastic approach to promoting boxing events, and his
shows always had a special energy that was palpable from the
moment the first bell rang.
Throughout his career, Kenny was dedicated to giving back to
the community. He was a strong supporter of local charities
and was always looking for ways to help those in need. He
will be remembered for his kindness, his generosity, and his
unwavering commitment to making the world a better place.
Kenny's impact on the sport of boxing in Southern California
will never be forgotten. He will always be remembered as a
champion of the sport, a true promoter of the art of boxing,
and a shining example of what it means to be a true
visionary. His legacy will live on, inspiring future
generations of boxing enthusiasts to pursue their passions
and make a difference in the world.
Rest in peace, Kenny Thompson, and thank you for all that
you did to make the world of boxing a better place. Your
memory will live on, and you will always be remembered as a
true champion of the sport.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations be made in
Kenny’s honor to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Forthcoming information about a celebration of life event in
memory of Kenny will be announced soon. Our thoughts and
deepest condolences go out to Kenny’s family during this