Death of Tommy Morrison

January 2, 1969 - September 1, 2013
Nebraska | Age 44

Heavyweight boxer dies at 44
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The Associated Press

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Tommy Morrison, a former heavyweight champion who gained fame for his role in the movie "Rocky V," has died. He was 44.

Morrison died Sunday night at a Nebraska hospital, said Tony Holden, his longtime promoter and close friend. The family would not disclose the cause of death.

In 1993, Morrison beat Foreman to win the WBO heavyweight title, only to lose it to unheralded Michael Bentt in a defeat that scuttled a showdown...

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