Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/31/14
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. For a fighter written off years ago and expected to die by the time he got to his car and was told to “get his house in order”, he has done rather well. By Darren Barcomb for Tommy and Trisha Morrison In February of 2007 he defeated John Castle by 2nd round TKO in West Virginia. He followed that up with a June of 2007 MMA victory over Matt Stover in Arizona, and a September of 2008 3rd round TKO of Matt Weisharr in Mexico. His last professional appearance to date is a 1st round KO of Corey Williams in a Muai Thai matchup in Wyoming in January of 2009. Those victories put Morrison’s professional record of 48-3-...
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