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Lack of Morrison's lab results prevents Houston bout

Updated: June 9, 2007, 10:37 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Former heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison was pulled from a scheduled fight on Friday, April 27 because state boxing officials didn't get the results of lab tests in time.

Dick Cole, boxing administrator for the state's Department of Licensing and Regulation, said a Houston doctor, Jorge Guerrero, examined Morrison on Thursday and cleared him to fight. But Guerrero never filed the paperwork required by the agency, Cole said.

Morrison, a native of Jay, Okla., ...

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