Morrison's blood tests still raise questions

Tommy Morrison has been cleared to fight again, but some doctors still question the status of his HIV infection, writes Elizabeth Merrill.

Originally Published: April 27, 2007
By Elizabeth Merrill | ESPN.com

He was positive, then negative, banished from boxing, and now in the middle of a comeback at age 38.

The Tommy Morrison story defies logic. But a person who witnessed the first chapter in 1996 is sure of one thing: The HIV test Morrison took 11 years ago was accurate.

"Unequivocally," said Marc Ratner, who was executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission when Morrison's positive test rocked the world of boxing 11 years ago. "They ran the sample twice. I have no doubt ...

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