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Morrison medically cleared to fight Thursday

Originally Published: February 20, 2007
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Heavyweight Tommy Morrison has dreamed of this day for years -- the day he could box again.

More than a decade after he was indefinitely suspended following a positive HIV test on the eve of a 1996 fight in Las Vegas, that day is here. He has been cleared to return to the ring after passing a battery of medical tests.

Morrison was licensed Tuesday by the West Virginia Athletic Commission and will face John Castle of Indianapolis in a four-round bout Thursday night at Mountaineer ...

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