The widow of former heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison has revealed a scheduled Nevada hearing for April 8th has been postponed.
Revealing why the proceedings have been delayed, Trish stated only essential cases were being heard due to the coronavirus outbreak.
This means a further wait for Morrison, who had hoped to see some justice for Tommy before Easter.
Along with confirming the time change, Trish out an astonishing timeline of events contradicting the previous Las Vegas ban imposed on ‘The Duke.’
FEB.1996, AN INDEFINITE WORLDWIDE BAN.
OCT.1996, HE COULD ONLY SPEAK FOR THE “NEVADA” BAN.
JUL.2006 A SECRET LIFTING OF THE BAN.
JUN.2015..NO BAN WAS EVER MADE.
JUN.2016..NO DIAGNOSIS OF HIV EVER MADE.
SEP.2016.THE TESTS DON’T DETECT OR DIAGNOSE THE VIRUS.
FEB.2020..NO LICENSING RULE EXISTED UNTIL 1997 TO TEST FOR HIV.
MAR.2020.NOTHING AT ALL WAS DIAGNOSED IN 1996.
( and I am the “goofy” one? )
Accompanying the facts was a video from the original announcement of Morrison’s ban. It included Marc Ratner of the Nevada State Commission.
Ratner stated to the contrary that the ban was indeed over a diagnosis of HIV as no boxer can be licensed in the state unless HIV negative.
This goes against the whole case, as Trish is adamant no traces of HIV were found in Tommy’s system when he died in 2013.
Both sides can air their views once the telephone proceedings finally get underway.
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