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Morrison begins comeback bid with KO

Updated: February 23, 2007, 9:00 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

CHESTER, W.Va. -- Former heavyweight titlist Tommy Morrison stopped John Castle in the second round Thursday night in his return to the ring 11 years after testing positive for HIV, the virus known to cause AIDS.

Morrison, 38, who claims he has tested negative in several recent HIV tests, dropped Castle with a left hook to the head midway through the second of the scheduled four-round fight at Mountaineer Racetrack and Gaming Resort.

Castle (4-3) slowly got up and referee Dave Johnson ...

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