Newly crowned WBO heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison receives his championship belt after defeating George Foreman in Las Vegas, Nev. Morrison, a former heavyweight champion who gained fame for his role in the movie "Rocky V," has died.

Newly crowned WBO heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison receives his championship belt after defeating George Foreman in Las Vegas, Nev. Morrison, a former heavyweight champion who gained fame for his role in the movie "Rocky V," has died.

Morrison's career highlight in the ring was beating George Foreman in 1993.

Tommy Morrison, former heavyweight champion, co-star of Rocky V and one of the first athletes publicly diagnosed with HIV, passed away at age 44 Sunday night in Nebraska.

Former Kansas City boxer Tommy Morrison has died at age 44. Diana Morrison told ESPN last month that her son, a former heavyweight champion, was “in the end stages” from full-blown AIDS. Tommy Morrison had denied 

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