Rocky V

94WIP's Angelo Cataldi and Rocky director  John Avildsen

Rocky Director Avildsen: Rocky Was Supposed To Die In Rocky V

The original version of the film called for Rocky Balboa to die after a severe in-ring beating by Tommy Gunn, played by boxer Tommy Morrison.

03/10/2014

Sweat flies from the head of boxer George Foreman as Tommy Morrison lands a punch during their 12-round fight. (credit: JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison Dies At 44

Tommy Morrison, the former heavyweight champion who stood toe-to-toe with Lennox Lewis and George Foreman and later tested positive for HIV, died Monday. He was 44.

09/02/2013

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