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Deberg_1990
02-14-2011, 08:35 AM
http://www.kansascity.com/2011/02/12/2651357/tommy-morrison-now-42-still-clings.html#



WICHITA | Tommy Morrison is cutting into a cheap rib eye steak on a plate he has covered in ketchup. The ideas come out between bites. You have to listen carefully. The rough Oklahoma twang will spell out all kinds of ideas, things that would blow your mind if they existed outside his reality.

Telekinesis, for instance. He hasn’t quite figured it out, but he’d rather be invisible, anyway. Just think of all the stuff he could learn. One time he teleported himself out of a bar, and did you know the human body can re-grow limbs?

His face is worn and his skin sags in places, but he insists he’s in the best shape of his life. He’s going to be heavyweight champion again if boxing lets him back in, and this brings up HIV. It always comes back to HIV with Tommy, even over breakfast, so he chops up his $12 steak and eggs and tells you he is the victim of a wild conspiracy.

They stole his career, he says, at least a $38 million contract and who knows how much after that? They stole his good name, too. Made him admit to the world he has HIV. But that was before he found out that HIV doesn’t exist. It was invented to control people, he tells you, and he can go on and on about this all day.

He takes another bite and looks at his girlfriend, a woman from England named Trisha.

“We have unprotected sex,” she says.

Tommy is still chewing, but laughs.

“Every day,” he says. “We’re wild.”

Five years ago, Tommy told anyone who would listen that he was launching a comeback. He was fit and sharp and seemingly committed, ready to take on the world.

In the time since, he’s had only three fights of dubious quality and created a desperate reality consumed with an unwinnable debate against the medical community.

You have to squint hard to see the man who once fought Lennox Lewis and beat George Foreman for the heavyweight championship.

• • •

Trisha answers the phone and hears that Tommy didn’t show up at the gym today. He is supposed to be here — was supposed to be here 15 minutes ago — to work out and pose for a photographer.

Trisha doesn’t know where he is, but she warns me not to give the photographer Tommy’s cell phone number. She’s asked why.

“Would Mike Tyson give his cell phone number to a photographer?” she asks.

• • •

Tommy Morrison thinks about that old life sometimes, the one when a comparison to Tyson’s fame and skills didn’t sound so silly. The old life is still vivid in Tommy’s memory. Back then, he had what felt like an endless supply of money and what looked like an endless supply of women.

He told friends he wanted to be as famous as Elvis, and for a while, boxing was his way. His first fight came when he was 5 years old, on his mother’s orders over a Coke at a drive-in movie. Tommy beat up the older boy and realized he found something special.

When he was a teenager he came to Kansas City to train, and the stories are legendary. Westport became something like his playground, his trainer pleading with him to cut the alcohol and drugs, or to have sex with just one woman per day, not three.

Tommy says he was “all balls and brawn” back then, clubbing opponents on his way up the boxing ladder. Blonde, tan, and built like a brick house, he became a cultural phenomenon. Sylvester Stallone cast him to co-star in “Rocky V.” The boxing highlight came in 1993, when he beat Foreman for the vacant WBO heavyweight title. This was Tommy’s masterpiece.

Everyone expected him to trade punches with Foreman, but instead Tommy used his agility to fight at a safe distance and won a unanimous decision. A tattoo on his bicep is a reminder of the day Tommy stood on top of the world.

The rest is a sad fall that began the night of a tune-up fight before a hugely anticipated bout with Tyson. Two hours before a scheduled fight with Arthur Weathers, Tommy’s manager told him he had failed the prefight blood test. He couldn’t fight.

Back home in Oklahoma, a bunch of his buddies sat at a watch party, stunned. Most of them figured it was steroids.

“But I thought right off the bat there that he could have HIV,” says Brian Elder, a childhood friend. “I thought that immediately. I think he had ideas that he had it before then, so it wasn’t that big of a shock to him.”

For a while, Tommy tried the speaking circuit, talking about the dangers of unprotected sex and HIV. But it didn’t feel right to him.

That wasn’t the reality he wanted, so he created a new one.

• • •

Tommy Morrison figures you won’t believe him, but he’ll tell you anyway about the time he teleported himself out of trouble.

It was in a dark and shady bar in Springfield. Daytime. A group of people sat around a table in the back corner, and Tommy instantly felt like he’d walked in on something. He says there was “an overwhelming feeling of evil” in that room, and he knew he had to get out. So he lowered his head and shut his eyes and when he woke up he was standing outside in bright daylight.

“I know it sounds (messed) up,” he says. “But I’ll tell you what, it happened to me. It’s real. But things like this don’t work for anybody that doesn’t believe it.”

• • •

Tommy has spots all over his hands and arms. They’re distracting when you meet him. You can’t miss them. He blames his boxer puppy. Only the spots aren’t bite marks or scratches, and so now Tommy says they’re mosquito bites. Mosquitoes love him, he says.

Except it’s the middle of winter, and the marks look a lot like the HIV symptom of lesions or Kaposi’s sarcoma.

Tommy wants to talk to you about HIV. It’s a farce, he says. An invention by a scientist who wanted to make money, a lie kept alive by a government that wants to scare people. He doesn’t have HIV, never did, and besides, it’s not the deadly disease it’s been made out to be.

What he says sounds crazy, but there is an obvious and undeniable fact sitting in front of you: Tommy Morrison is still alive and apparently healthy, 15 years after testing positive for HIV. Magic Johnson tested positive five years before Tommy, but Johnson has wealth and the very best medical care.

Tommy isn’t broke, exactly, but lives a paycheck-to-paycheck sort of life and says he’s never taken any medication for HIV. In fact, he served 14 months in prison for drugs and weapons charges in the early 2000s, talks of past methamphetamine binges, and was arrested on another drug charge as recently as last year. This is not a man who follows doctors’ orders.

He speaks with such certainty, such conviction, and even has a negative HIV test from last year to show you. That test has been disputed. It could be someone else’s blood, and his name is on failed tests, too. Still, it’s hard not to wonder enough to call a doctor.

Joel Gallant is a professor at Johns Hopkins University and one of the leading HIV specialists in the country. He says there are slow progressers, people who do fine without treatment, so Tommy’s apparent health “doesn’t tell you much one way or the other,” and that “he’s not cured; that’s not one of the possibilities.”

Tommy has been divorced at least twice, and it’s Trisha now who is by his side every day. They talk about getting married someday, but for now they fight together. She and Tommy look up Gallant on the Internet and send him an e-mail.

They correspond nine times over six hours, Morrison at one point insisting that a poppy-seed bagel could trip an HIV test. Gallant calls it “a silly debate” and “the works of various crackpot former scientists.”

He cannot be clearer. Morrison reads something else entirely.

“You have just confirmed to me that there does not exist a test that confirms or dispels whether I or anyone has the HIV VIRUS 100%,” he writes to Gallant.

If you felt out of options, how would you react? This is Morrison’s path.

• • •

Tommy Morrison is on time for his second meeting with the photographer. He apologizes for the earlier mix-up, says he got caught up running some errands. He’s exceedingly nice, even charming, but, damn, he forgot his boxing boots at home.

He gets in the car and almost immediately comes back and sticks his head out the window. He can’t remember why he left.

“Your boots, Tommy,” the photographer says.

“Right,” he says, and scribbles “BOOTS” on his hand in black ink.

He says he’ll be back in 20 minutes. It takes an hour.

• • •

Tommy Morrison says he’s in the best shape of his life. If taken literally, that’s ridiculous, of course. He was heavyweight champion of the world at 24 years old and is now 42 with mangled hands and reflexes that he admits aren’t what they once were.

This isn’t the man whose announced comeback five years ago raised at least a curiosity in the boxing world. Muscle memory and natural talent mean he can still beat the stiffs he finds to fight him. The last one came two years ago in Wyoming, a first-round knockout for Morrison that looks staged and sad.

You can watch it by searching for “Tommy Morrison fake fight” on YouTube.

He has had a handful of fights scheduled and canceled since. He says he can beat anyone in the heavyweight division, and names the Klitschko brothers specifically. They’d be easy, Morrison says. All he needs is a chance, for boxing commissions to stop singling him out. He has applied with the Nevada Athletic Commission but is frustrated they ask for additional tests.

He won’t do it. Sometimes he says it’s because other boxers aren’t required to do the same.

“If I do that, that’s letting them win, don’t you think?” he says.

Other times he says it’s because the tests are meaningless, that they don’t detect HIV.

“So why would I do that?” he says.

In this way, Morrison has built a comfortable and eternal conflict for himself. This is a perpetual fight to prove the unprovable, a man with a scrap of his former name recognition joining what’s looked at by most everyone else as a rogue HIV denialist movement.

He speaks passionately, occasionally contradicting himself, but continues to work out and train and find boxing matches in places that will put him in the ring against fighters who look past the potential risk. A scheduled fight next week in Montreal is now likely cancelled.

Fighting is what he’s good at, and he figures he’s got two more years to be good. He’s assigned a bigger meaning to all of this. Calls it “unfinished business,” which he thinks will be a good title for his autobiography someday. He wants so badly for everything he’s saying to be true, and to him, there is no doubt that it is.

Even if the boxing and medical worlds won’t take him seriously, Tommy does, and for now that’s all that matters. So he’ll keep promoting.

He’ll keep fighting.

“I think about boxing more now. I’m better,” he says. “They’re not used to that. A white guy that has hand speed, power, charisma, and can talk in complete sentences? (Shoot). Sounds like a gold mine to me.”

BigRock
02-14-2011, 08:43 AM
http://i53.tinypic.com/2yw6e5f.gif

Lonewolf Ed
02-14-2011, 09:06 AM
Why won't Tommy the Puke just go away?? :shake:

blaise
02-14-2011, 09:10 AM
I wouldn't watch him box in my back yard.

Extra Point
02-14-2011, 09:19 AM
An upcoming cameo performance on "Fringe" is in the works.

MOhillbilly
02-14-2011, 09:22 AM
repost from 5 & 10 years ago. Fish outta water.

RubberSponge
02-14-2011, 09:28 AM
Tommy wants to talk to you about HIV. It’s a farce, he says. An invention by a scientist who wanted to make money, a lie kept alive by a government that wants to scare people. He doesn’t have HIV, never did, and besides, it’s not the deadly disease it’s been made out to be.


:facepalm:

Deberg_1990
02-14-2011, 09:33 AM
He takes another bite and looks at his girlfriend, a woman from England named Trisha.

“We have unprotected sex,” she says.

Tommy is still chewing, but laughs.

“Every day,” he says. “We’re wild.”




:facepalm:

Too Much Information Tommy.....

ReynardMuldrake
02-14-2011, 09:35 AM
repost from 5 & 10 years ago. Fish outta water.

That was before he developed super powers.

rockymtnchief
02-14-2011, 09:36 AM
That boy has lost his marbles.

Old Dog
02-14-2011, 09:41 AM
Young Thomas appears to still be a couple of tacos shy of a combination plate.

rageeumr
02-14-2011, 09:47 AM
Poor headline writing. Should be "Tommy Morrison is bat shit crazy"

DMAC
02-14-2011, 10:03 AM
He ran into an AIDS tree.

edit: an HIV tree.

edit: a MOSQUITO BITE tree.

Lonewolf Ed
02-14-2011, 10:09 AM
That boy has lost his marbles.

Muddy Waters said it best... ya can't lose what ya ain't never had.

Radar Chief
02-14-2011, 10:13 AM
Didn’t Tommy Mo continue fighting after the HIV scare? Seems I remember seeing him box Foreman a couple of more times, or maybe it was just that the fight between them was so slow and boring it felt like more than one fight. :shrug:

Pushead2
02-14-2011, 10:15 AM
who?

Dave Lane
02-14-2011, 10:17 AM
That boy has lost his marbles.

Yep, he believes in supernatural beings and powers. Wow that's just frikken crazy. No way anyone else believes in such things.

Oh wait.

pr_capone
02-14-2011, 10:22 AM
Why are people still talking to the Aidsinator?

RNR
02-14-2011, 10:38 AM
The guy could not fight in his prime. his only claim to fame was fighting a 50 plus year old Forman~

Rain Man
02-14-2011, 10:39 AM
He scored a nice knockout in that fake fight, though. It appears that he had to punch high because the other boxer had a hundred pounds of padding around his midsection.

MOhillbilly
02-14-2011, 11:13 AM
tommy & the ultimate warrior should duke it out for the world championship of crazy.

Huffmeister
02-14-2011, 11:19 AM
Tommy wants to talk to you about HIV. It’s a farce, he says. An invention by a scientist who wanted to make money, a lie kept alive by a government that wants to scare people. He doesn’t have HIV, never did, and besides, it’s not the deadly disease it’s been made out to be.

Has he been talking to Teedubya?

Rausch
02-14-2011, 11:30 AM
That boy has lost his marbles.

Tends to happen in the later stages...

FAX
02-14-2011, 12:02 PM
Another sad story in the world of HIV-infected, meth-addicted, mentally-deranged boxers.

Morrison was a talented fighter there for awhile. He flushed his opportunity like so many tend to do. I continue to believe that he had Mercer beaten until that merciless right hand landed. I guess that makes Morrison the poster boy for why you have to keep your guard up both inside and outside the ring.

I am interested in teleportation, though. There are certain times in life when instantaneous dematerialization really does seem like the best option.

FAX

Dave Lane
02-14-2011, 12:05 PM
I am interested in teleportation, though. There are certain times in life when instantaneous dematerialization really does seem like the best option.

FAX

If you wanted to visit the stars this could be quite valuable.

FAX
02-14-2011, 12:14 PM
If you wanted to visit the stars this could be quite valuable.

I use bio-thermatic, fluxating, zero-point, gravitational modification for that.

No, I'm talking about those times when an enormous, ugly giant in coveralls and Wal-Mart work boots walks into the bar and, for no discernible reason whatsoever, demands to see your underdrawers.

FAX

Rausch
02-14-2011, 12:18 PM
There are certain times in life when instantaneous dematerialization really does seem like the best option.

FAX

I considered it in 95...:cuss:

Rain Man
02-14-2011, 12:21 PM
If you wanted to visit the stars this could be quite valuable.

What about former stars like Tommy Morrison?

MOhillbilly
02-14-2011, 12:21 PM
I use bio-thermatic, fluxating, zero-point, gravitational modification for that.

No, I'm talking about those times when an enormous, ugly giant in coveralls and Wal-Mart work boots walks into the bar and, for no discernible reason whatsoever, demands to see your underdrawers.

FAX

That was you? My bad.

Bowser
02-14-2011, 01:01 PM
I dated a dental hygenist years ago, and she said Tommy would come to her office to get his mouthpieces fitted. Said he was a complete ass - copping feels, hitting on all the girls, basically just a pig and a dick. I also remember her saying on the forms he had to fill out, he put his profession as "gigilo". Yeah, she didn't care for old Tommy Gunn.

That was you? My bad.

LMAO

Radar Chief
02-14-2011, 01:15 PM
I dated a dental hygenist years ago, and she said Tommy would come to her office to get his mouthpieces fitted. Said he was a complete ass - copping feels, hitting on all the girls, basically just a pig and a dick. I also remember her saying on the forms he had to fill out, he put his profession as "gigilo". Yeah, she didn't care for old Tommy Gunn.

Mrs. Radar said on her senior trip to Padre Island he was all up on one of her friends with the, “Don’t you know who I am?” She didn’t care for him much either.
I will say one thing for him though, I went to some kickboxing matches in Tulsa with Ju-Jitsu Instructor buddy back in ’94 and Tommy showed up at ringside. Instantly a line started forming of people wanting autographs and to his credit he sat there for over an hour signing everything anyone stuck in front of him.

Rain Man
02-14-2011, 01:24 PM
The previous posts remind me of Mike Tyson getting an honorary doctoral degree.

Seriously, what kind of college gives Mike Tyson an honorary doctorate? Seems like they got what they deserved.

http://www.daytondailynews.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/dayton/throughthearch/entries/2010/07/28/mike_tyson_on_csu_visit_i_said.html


Mike Tyson on CSU visit: “I said some stupid, dumb, ignorant (%#&$) ! “

By Tom Archdeacon | Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 07:28 PM

Mike Tyson, a better man today
Mike Tyson’s eyes filled with tears as he remembered that now infamous visit to Central State University 21 years ago.

“I said some stupid, dumb, ignorant s—-. That was a real bad one , a bad one. No excuse.”

Those are the former heavyweight champ’s thoughts today as related by Pablo. S. Torre for his “Where Are They Now” story in the current issue of Sports Illustrated.

Once the baddest man on the planet, Tyson now comes off as a subdued, 44-year-old vegan, recovering addict and still-learning family man big into reflection.

I covered many of Tyson’s fights over the years and I was there that day at CSU when the school brought him in and awarded him an honorary doctorate in human letters.

As promoter Don King, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Jack Kemp and much of the CSU student body and faculty looked on, Tyson took the stage and offered his memorable line:

“I wasn’t sure what kind of doctor I was, but looking at all the lovely sisters here, I think I’ll be a doctor of gynecology.”

The crack brought hoots of delight from many of the students, but elicited disgust from some faculty members, a few who walked out.

While that moment made national headlines, Tyson’s antics the night before in Dayton were even more troubling. I was there for some of that, too.

He and King had most of one whole floor in the Stouffer’s Hotel in downtown Dayton sealed off for them. A local guy involved in the fight scene here brought over a few girls so Tyson would have someone to “party with.”

I remember sitting in the hotel lobby with the last girl who was going to join him and I felt sorry for her. She was wearing what looked to be a bridesmaid dress. She didn’t have a clue what she was getting into, and the the next day a limo driver whispered to me she had been treated rough.

And during a press conference at CSU — as he at alongside King, Kemp and then CSU president Art Thomas — Tyson derailed a serious moment when the HUD Secretary tried to address hunger in America and how the heavyweight champ was going to set up a program to address the national issue

Instead of paying attention, Tyson sat next to him, suggestively rolling his tongue around his lips and mouthing the words to a nearby girl: “I love you.”

As his limo was leaving CSU for the Dayton airport afterward, it stopped at the edge of campus, right next to a woman student. The window rolled down, there was a brief conversation and she got in the vehicle with her school books in tow. Instantly, the car was roaring back down Route 42 toward Xenia.

I don’t know what happened there, but in Torre’s article, Tyson — his eyes brimming over as he sat with his wife and young daughter — looked back on that entire visit to CSU with embarrassment and disgust:

“Two years ago I talked to some people about my mother. And I learned that she went to school right down the street from (CSU). And I was down there and said some stupid, dumb, ignorant s—- like that.

“My family waited to get a (%#&#$) like me and I embarrassed 500 years of our family. They waited for me to get there. To say something for them. And I embarrassed them…

“My mother and her family thought that education made them somebody. I could have said something awesome. I could have explained how my mother went to school. But the first thing I thought about was my d….”

Rausch
02-14-2011, 01:26 PM
No, I'm talking about those times when an enormous, ugly giant in coveralls and Wal-Mart work boots walks into the bar and, for no discernible reason whatsoever, demands to see your underdrawers.

FAX

No one, even intoxicated, would call me enormous...

LiveSteam
02-14-2011, 02:20 PM
Hes a perfect candidate for Dancing with the stars

DMAC
02-14-2011, 02:55 PM
Hes a perfect candidate for Dancing with the stars

Yep, the dancers cant wait to hang all over his lesions.

Valiant
02-14-2011, 03:04 PM
Another sad story in the world of HIV-infected, meth-addicted, mentally-deranged boxers.

Morrison was a talented fighter there for awhile. He flushed his opportunity like so many tend to do. I continue to believe that he had Mercer beaten until that merciless right hand landed. I guess that makes Morrison the poster boy for why you have to keep your guard up both inside and outside the ring.

I am interested in teleportation, though. There are certain times in life when instantaneous dematerialization really does seem like the best option.

FAX


If by teleportation you mean turning around and walking back out the bar door you just came in, then yeah, tommy hivorrison can help.

Tylerthigpen!1!
02-14-2011, 03:20 PM
Yep, he believes in supernatural beings and powers. Wow that's just frikken crazy. No way anyone else believes in such things.

Oh wait.

Dave, you do realize no one cares right?

mikey23545
02-14-2011, 03:34 PM
Yep, he believes in supernatural beings and powers. Wow that's just frikken crazy. No way anyone else believes in such things.

Oh wait.

I am really starting to wonder what is wrong with you.

What part of your bitter, twisted little mind causes you to constantly snipe at people with religious beliefs, no matter how unrelated the topic being discussed is? This board is littered with examples of you posting insults and derisive remarks about Christianity in thread topics ranging from cooking to cosmology.

As an atheist myself, I have to say that you seem to have far more of a mental problem than 99% of the religious folk that post here.

Easy 6
02-14-2011, 03:45 PM
Of course he can still box, he folds them together nice & tight up at the factory, ready to be filled with yummy pork chops.

Halfcan
02-14-2011, 04:38 PM
Another sad story in the world of HIV-infected, meth-addicted, mentally-deranged boxers.

Morrison was a talented fighter there for awhile. He flushed his opportunity like so many tend to do. I continue to believe that he had Mercer beaten until that merciless right hand landed. I guess that makes Morrison the poster boy for why you have to keep your guard up both inside and outside the ring.

I am interested in teleportation, though. There are certain times in life when instantaneous dematerialization really does seem like the best option.

FAX

Yep a Good ref would have stopped the fight like 25 punches sooner. Tommy was out on his feet-defensless and took at least 20 more punches. This is why Boxing sucks!

I actually kinda knew Tommy. He used to come into Harrahs and play black jack and craps on my table when I worked there. He was Always polite, funny, and very generous.

Before the Razor Roddick fight-which Tommy won btw-(GREAT FIGHT) Harrahs had the promotion in the winning streak bar there. Tommy signed a pair of gloves for me-which I still have. The crowd cleared out so we sat around and talked for a couple hours while he signed a few autographs here and there. He was a great guy and I felt as if we we friends-he just had that way about him-he would do anything for anybody-very generous.

The whole Rocky thing was his downfall-started to believe the hype and fell into the whole superstar thing. I saw him years later after his career was over. He came over and said hi to me-and I hardly reconized him. He was like "hey bud its me Tommy" I was like Tommy who? And he said "Duke"

I was stunned!! He looked 20 years older and had lost most of the muscle. He had been drinking a lot and was very forgetful. We talked about the good old days and how cool it was to work with Sly. Talked about getting his career together, but sadly just could not over his demons. He still had a lot of pride and really believed he could come back-but he looked like crap. On my break I went over and talked to him a bit more and wished him well. He shook my hand and said thanks for listening-he had just needed a friend. At one point he could not even go throught the casino without being mobbed-no nobody even looked his way this time.

I really hope he gets some help, it was hard to see such a talented guy fall so far.

Halfcan
02-14-2011, 04:47 PM
[QUOTE=Rain Man;7429180]The previous posts remind me of Mike Tyson getting an honorary doctoral degree.

Its uncanny how tommy and mike are so much alike career wise-just could not handle the success-started to believe they were Invinvable.

Tommy would have beat the shit out of him_ I mean look what Buster Douglas did and he did not have half the power tommy did.

People can dog Tommy on here for what he has become-but nobody that saw him fight could deny he had incredibly powerful punches. Rib breaking, jaw smashing power. He would knock guys out with body punches. Tyson had the most powerful uppercuts but would not have been able to go toe to toe and take too many of Tommy's punches.

the fight of the century that Never was..maybe its not too late-lol

jspchief
02-14-2011, 05:06 PM
Tommy Morrison saved me. (http://chiefsplanet.com/BB/showpost.php?p=1931796&postcount=33)

cardken
02-14-2011, 06:39 PM
Yep a Good ref would have stopped the fight like 25 punches sooner. Tommy was out on his feet-defensless and took at least 20 more punches. This is why Boxing sucks!

I actually kinda knew Tommy. He used to come into Harrahs and play black jack and craps on my table when I worked there. He was Always polite, funny, and very generous.

Before the Razor Roddick fight-which Tommy won btw-(GREAT FIGHT) Harrahs had the promotion in the winning streak bar there. Tommy signed a pair of gloves for me-which I still have. The crowd cleared out so we sat around and talked for a couple hours while he signed a few autographs here and there. He was a great guy and I felt as if we we friends-he just had that way about him-he would do anything for anybody-very generous.

The whole Rocky thing was his downfall-started to believe the hype and fell into the whole superstar thing. I saw him years later after his career was over. He came over and said hi to me-and I hardly reconized him. He was like "hey bud its me Tommy" I was like Tommy who? And he said "Duke"

I was stunned!! He looked 20 years older and had lost most of the muscle. He had been drinking a lot and was very forgetful. We talked about the good old days and how cool it was to work with Sly. Talked about getting his career together, but sadly just could not over his demons. He still had a lot of pride and really believed he could come back-but he looked like crap. On my break I went over and talked to him a bit more and wished him well. He shook my hand and said thanks for listening-he had just needed a friend. At one point he could not even go throught the casino without being mobbed-no nobody even looked his way this time.

I really hope he gets some help, it was hard to see such a talented guy fall so far.

My experience with Tommy Morrison was a lot like the one quoted. My first wife was a backyard neighbor to Tommy Morrison, he gave us tickets to all the K. C venues fights. He used to drink at a bar in O.P. was used to frequented, he was always nice, cool and generous. I remember after the "Rocky" film , he fight Pinkland Thomas at Kemper, and wore the RW&B Trunks, that's kinda when I too knew he had "Jumped the Shark." Sad what he has become.

RubberSponge
09-15-2011, 03:18 PM
http://www.kake.com/home/headlines/Former__129909178.html

Former heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Morrison appeared in Sedgwick County District Court this afternoon where he was charged with drug offenses.

Morrison is charged with possession of controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia for use. His bond is set at $50,000.

Morrison, 42, was booked into Sedgwick County Jail Wednesday afternoon.

He was arrested in March 4, 2010 in Wichita for possession of marijuana.

He defeated George Foreman in 1993 to win the WBO heavyweight title. He also starred in the movie "Rocky V".

Frazod
09-15-2011, 03:21 PM
http://www.kake.com/home/headlines/Former__129909178.html

Former heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Morrison appeared in Sedgwick County District Court this afternoon where he was charged with drug offenses.

Morrison is charged with possession of controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia for use. His bond is set at $50,000.

Morrison, 42, was booked into Sedgwick County Jail Wednesday afternoon.

He was arrested in March 4, 2010 in Wichita for possession of marijuana.

He defeated George Foreman in 1993 to win the WBO heavyweight title. He also starred in the movie "Rocky V".

Holy crap. Dude looks like a 60-year-old vagrant. :shake:

Predarat
09-15-2011, 03:24 PM
Thats what he gets for backstabbing Rocky Balboa. Karma bitch!

Titty Meat
09-15-2011, 03:29 PM
Didn't this douchebag always start shit with people?

vailpass
09-15-2011, 03:30 PM
Any time I see the words 'box' and 'HIV' in the same sentence I go wash my hands.

Fansy the Famous Bard
09-15-2011, 03:33 PM
Any time I see the words 'box' and 'HIV' in the same sentence I go wash my hands.

It ain't your hands you should be washing.

Radar Chief
09-15-2011, 03:37 PM
Holy crap. Dude looks like a 60-year-old vagrant. :shake:

No shit, he's a couple of years younger than me too. :shake: Guess thats what roids will do to a fella.

vailpass
09-15-2011, 03:49 PM
It ain't your hands you should be washing.

:D

'Hamas' Jenkins
09-15-2011, 03:51 PM
He looks like someone dying of AIDS.

CoMoChief
09-15-2011, 03:52 PM
hell kimbo would fuck his ass up

CrazyPhuD
09-15-2011, 04:10 PM
http://www.kake.com/home/headlines/Former__129909178.html

Former heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Morrison appeared in Sedgwick County District Court this afternoon where he was charged with drug offenses.

Morrison is charged with possession of controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia for use. His bond is set at $50,000.

Morrison, 42, was booked into Sedgwick County Jail Wednesday afternoon.

He was arrested in March 4, 2010 in Wichita for possession of marijuana.

He defeated George Foreman in 1993 to win the WBO heavyweight title. He also starred in the movie "Rocky V".

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l0fh2c1Vh41qbz161o1_400.jpg

BigRichard
09-15-2011, 04:12 PM
http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l0fh2c1Vh41qbz161o1_400.jpg

LMAO

KCSupersized
09-15-2011, 04:17 PM
50 grand for possession of weed! Wow

Stewie
09-15-2011, 04:23 PM
Hasn't he had AIDS since the '90s without taking any AIDS medication?

Bump
09-15-2011, 04:26 PM
maybe they should have an HIV league

CrazyPhuD
09-15-2011, 04:27 PM
maybe they should have an HIV league

It's called the Prison League.

Backwards Masking
09-15-2011, 04:30 PM
Hasn't he had AIDS since the '90s without taking any AIDS medication?

he's been HIV positive since the early 90's. apparently AIDS kills poor people, not gay people (unless they're also poor). Morrison's a poster child for conspiracy theorists everywhere.