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Tommy Morrison (I) (1969–2013)


He was a heavyweight professional boxer who held the WBO heavyweight title in 1993. He made national news Thursday, Feb. 15, 1996, when he announced that he was HIV positive. He then retired from boxing. He was suspended from worldwide boxing when he tested positive prior to a boxing match against Arthur Weathers in Las Vegas. The suspension was ... See full bio »

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Rocky V Tommy
(1990)
Cybill Leo
(1996)
HBO Boxing Thanks
(1993-2013)

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- Educating Zoey (1996) ... Leo
 1990 Rocky V
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 1988 They Live
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Personal Details

Other Works:

1993: TV commercial, for restaurant KFC along with George Foreman to promote both the Hot Wings comeback and their scheduled, Pay-Per-View match.

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Spouse:

Dawn Gilbert  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »

Parents:

Morrison Sr., Tim | Morrison, Diana
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Personal Quote:

[on how he contracted HIV] Wilt Chamberlain had nothing on me. Infidelity was one of my biggest battles in life. I couldn't overcome it. It probably helped my first marriage crumble. See more »

Trivia:

The idea he was somehow related to John Wayne was invented by his management. See more »

Nickname:

The Duke

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