Tommy Morrison, a former heavyweight boxing champion who perhaps was more famous for playing Tommy Gunn in “Rocky V,” died Sunday night in Omaha at the age of 44.
June 7, 1993 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. He was 44. Morrison's former manager, Tony Holden says his longtime friend died Sunday night, Sept. 1, 2013, at a Nebraska hospital. Nick Ut/AP Buy Photo