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Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion And Rocky V Star Tommy Morrison Dead At Age 44

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Best known to a generation of boxing fans as "Tommy Gunn" from Rocky V, former WBO Heavyweight Champion Tommy Morrison died late last night (Sept. 1, 2013) at a Nebraska hospital at the age of 44 (via USA Today). "The Duke," who was also called out by former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Liddell during "The Iceman's" epic "Good Morning Texas" appearance, announced he was HIV positive in early 1996 and only fought twice more prior to hanging up the gloves for good. RIP.

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