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Throwback Tulsa: Remembering boxer Tommy Morrison, who died on this day in 2013

Throwback Tulsa: Remembering boxer Tommy Morrison, who died on this day in 2013

On this day in 2013, ex-boxer Tommy Morrison died from blood infection. He was 44.

Morrison, who hailed from Jay, scored a prominent role in the "Rocky V" movie with Sylvester Stallone and soared to the top of the world heavyweight boxing ranks in 1993.

During a 52-fight professional career, Morrison is believed to have made about $10 million.

In his most significant bout, he defeated George Foreman to win the World Boxing Organization title

Take a look back at his life here:

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