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Tommy Morrison

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison

Profession: Heavyweight Boxer

United States of America

Biography: An American heavyweight boxer (nicknamed The Duke) and a former World Boxing Organization champion. He lost only three out of a total of 52 professional fights. Also appeared in the 1990 Sylvester Stallone boxing film "Rocky V".

Born: January 2, 1969
Birthplace: Gravette, Arkansas, USA

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: September 1, 2013 (aged 44)
Cause of Death: Aids

Married Life

  • 1996-05-18 Heavyweight boxer Tommy Morrison (27) weds Dawn Freeman

Historical Events

  • 1996-02-15 American boxer Tommy Morrison announces he has contracted HIV

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