Tommy Morrison dies at 44, ending long struggle

Tommy Morrison died late Sunday night, ending a long struggle and his controversial, hotly-debated story. The former Heavyweight titlist was 44 years old. Morrison was once one of the rising stars in the sport, and seemed destined to be a prominent force in the division for years to come thanks to his marketability and his potential. Then, his career was all but over in an instant...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Tommy Morrison, Tommy ‘The Machine’ Gun, AIDS And The Death Of A Complicated Champion

(Ed’s note: Tommy Morrison passed away on Monday, and two of the scribes on TSFJ penned reflections on the troubled former heavyweight champion. Paul Navarro and Jason Clinkscales discuss the life of “The Duke.”) Tommy “The Duke” Morrison died yesterday at the age of 44. He may have been the best white American heavyweight of […]The post Tommy Morrison, Tommy ‘The Machine’...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Tommy Morrison couldn’t knockout his demons

Former WBO heavyweight titleholder Tommy Morrison passed away late Sunday night at the age of 44 at a hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. After testing positive for HIV in 1996, Morrison (49-3-1, 44KOs) last exited the squared circle in February 2008 with a third round TKO victory over Matt Weishaar. Despite battling the life-threatening disease for nearly 18 years, Morrison’s family...
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Tommy Morrison dies at 44

Former heavyweight champion boxer and actor Tommy Morrison died on Sunday night at the age of 44. TMZ says Morrison had been in the hospital for several months battling an illness. He died in a Nebraska hospital with his wife by his side. Morrison went 48-3-1 in his professional boxing career. Most of his fights […]
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Today in Sports History – Boxer Tommy Morrison Dies at Age 44

Earlier today, it was confirmed that former heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison passed away. Morrison, who co-starred in “Rocky V” and had his career cut short when he tested positive for HIV, was only 44. After two wins in 1993, including one over two-time world title challenger Carl “The Truth” Williams, Morrison found himself fighting for the WBO title again, against...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-boxing champ Morrison dies at 44

Tommy Morrison, a former heavyweight champion who gained fame for his role in the movie ''Rocky V,'' has died. He was 44. Morrison's former manager, Tony Holden says his longtime friend died Sunday night at a Nebraska hospital. The family would not disclose the cause of death. Morrison tested positive for HIV in 1996. In 1993, Morrison beat George Foreman to...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Tommy Morrison dead at 44

Former boxer Tommy Morrison has passed away. Morrison, 44, was 48-3-1 during his career which was highlighted by a win over George Foreman in 1993 for the WBO championship. The news of Morrison’s death was confirmed by his former promoter. “It’s true,” said Tony Holden, via Tulsa World. “He was with his wife Trisha when he passed.” Thus car the official cause of death...
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Former boxer Tommy Morrison passes away at age of 44

Former heavyweight boxer Tommy Morrison has tragically passed away at the young age of 44, according to his promoter, Tony Holden.
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Heavyweight Champion Tommy Morrison Dead At Age 44

Former Heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Morrison has lost his battle with HIV, and is dead at the age of 44 according to reports. Tulsa World is reporting that his former promoter Tony Holden,  has confirmed his passing. “It’s true,” said Holden, who resides in Tulsa. “He was with his wife Trisha when he passed.” The cause of death has not been reported by any member...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Tommy Morrison update: Fighting off serious illness, but not HIV

Where is he now? Tommy “The Duke” Morrison ill, but it’s not what you think: The past 17 years have certainly been a roller-coaster ride for former Heavyweight Boxing Champion Tommy “The Duke” Morrison. After allegedly being diagnosed with HIV in 1996 and barred from the sport, Morrison began an improbable comeback in 2007 and has been able to fight sporadically since then...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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