Tommy Morrison wife wins landmark court ruling

DB Cooper

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The widow of Tommy Morrison, Trisha, has won a landmark ruling in court for the reconsideration of re-opening the late boxer’s case against the Nevada Commission.

Back in 1996, Morrison was denied a license to box due to the understanding that he tested positive for the HIV virus. A diagnosis Morrison had always denied. ‘The Duke’ was subsequently forced out of the sport until a brief comeback in 2007. But Morrison lost millions in career earnings.

Fighting to clear his name of contracting HIV until his death in 2013 at the age of 44, Trisha Morrison then took over the challenge.

Trisha has never once wavered in her stand that Tommy was never HIV positive as stated in reports at the time.

Asking for the case to be re-opened, Courts in Las Vegas had been deliberating for some weeks over the matter. Due to evidence presented by Trisha, which states Morrison died with no trace of HIV in his system, the case will now be considered.

https://www.worldboxingnews.net/2020/02/12/tommy-morrison-trisha-hiv-ruling-win/
 
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Interesting. What was his real cause of death then? Because I always assumed it to be AIDS?