Tommy "The Duke" David Morrison (Tommy David Morrison)
Tommy David Morrison
Tommy Morrison, who was a WBO heavyweight champion with a professional record of 48-3-1 with 44 KO’s, died on September 1, 2013, died at a hospital in Omaha, Nebraska from a blood infection at age 44. Tommy Morrison famously tested positive for HIV before a fight in 1996, which basically ended his boxing career.
Tommy Morrison always denied that he had HIV, and his official death certificate listed his cause of death as cardiac arrest caused by complications from a blood infection, but makes no mention of AIDS or HIV, though his own mother said he had AIDS. Tommy Morrison starred in “Rocky V” alongside Sylvester Stallone.
Morrison’s causes of death were given as cardiac arrest, septicemia, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and multiorgan failure.
- January, 02, 1969
- Gravette, Arkansas
- September, 01, 2013
- Omaha, Nebraska
- Butler Creek Cemetery
- Sulphur Springs, Arkansas