With Lippe, there is no Jekyll and Hyde, no sweetheart and screw-up rolled into one. Her family, of course, worried about her hanging out with Morrison, especially when he dropped out of school for a while to work with his father. "Let me just tell you," she says, "he had a way. Thats because of Kevin Lightburn. Its going to be exciting. He said the team hated to lose him. I didnt get him back and then he got hurt.. . "We loved each other as much as we knew about love at that time. You can learn from somebody else's wrong.". It will also be one of the quickest turnarounds of Lippe-Morrisons career, as he just fought on July 17 in San Jose, Costa Rica. Fans watch a boxing match at the Skyline Event Center at Osage Casino in Tulsa on Saturday, April 10, 2021. So maybe it's merely a coincidence that he decided to pursue boxing late last summer, as Morrison lay dying in a hospital bed in Omaha, Nebraska. I wish I could've had more. And why not? "I like the way he's progressing. The ten round co-feature has undefeated Jared The Real Big Baby Anderson (11-0, 11 KOs) returning against Miljan Rovcanin (24-2, 16 KOs). It was in his blood. He fought at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa in January and shut out the previously undefeated Xavier Madrid. "I want to thank Showtime for the opportunity. Markian Hawryluk and Kevin Van Valkenburg, Garcia, trainer Goossen part ways, sources say. I have a long way to go, but I want to be up there, held high like all the other great fighters. It was kind of like we were best friends. Jason Bergman sticks his tongue out at Trey Lippe Morrison during their boxing match at the Skyline Event Center at Osage Casino in Tulsa on Saturday, April 10, 2021. Follow WBN: Facebook @officialworldboxingnews.Twitter @worldboxingnews. In the Trillerverz 4 opener at Hammerstein Ballroom, Jersey Citys Joe Jones halted Junior Wright in the second round of a scheduled six. What if he didn't have it? Mark was the authoritarian, the one who pushed him on the football field. Smith won the fight by majority decision. MIAMI, Okla. -- His daddy's life was violent, disturbing and R-rated, and that was on a normal day, but Trey Lippe's mom swore their son would live an average boy's life. "Morrison will be a real test for me," Latimore said. Brooklyn is coming to Oklahoma and I will not disappoint. Arrest warrant issued for Nate Diaz after brawl, Sources: Smith-Eubank rematch set for June 17, 2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism. Always did like Commey. Lippe-Morrison was never better than in his fight with Pittsburgh's previously undefeated (13-0) Ed Latimore who was wacked out in the opening round. Morrison said the injury was a blessing in disguise because it taught him to use his left hand more. Undefeated heavyweight knockout artist will have new trainer, Download the Globe app to my phone or tablet, Barbie unveils Anna May Wong doll for AAPI Heri, Carl Junction chamber to honor late president G, Gambino's Pizza opens location near Carl Junction, Joplin Police Department wins annual Guns and H. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Who has the edge? I don't ever want to put his mom down or his dad down, but he had a hard life. In the third round, Lippe Morrison connected with a clean shot to the body and followed with a three-punch combination. Lightburn said a focus in training for Lippe-Morrison was to keep things simple and get back to the basics. He could speak, Cristi says, but not very clearly. Lippe Morrison would win the match by technical knock out. "I'm just going to be as good as I can be and do my best. It is unclear when Morrison stopped taking his HIV medication -- he repeatedly denied the existence of HIV in the years after initially admitting he had it in '96 -- but, according to Morrison's friends and family, he was "out of it" mentally in the final few years of his life. Roach, who will be in his corner Friday, sees Trey as a chip off the old block. "This one feels good," Lippe-Morrison said moments after going the distance for the first time. The two exchanged big shots in the final round before Lippe-Morrison was declared the victor. It will be Lippe-Morrisons first fight outdoors and his 14th in the Sooner State. And Tommy knew he failed. The event will be an installment of ShoBox: The New Generation that will air worldwide on the Showtime network. There was a problem saving your notification. "What kind of music do you like?" He wanted him never to be afraid. Who Will Replace Usyk as Pound-for-Pound Best This Summer? He said he'd help him. ", Three days later, Holden called him and said, "All right, if you're going to do it I'm going to help you out.". The kid looks so much like his dad; they just lost his dad; and here he comes out in those trunks. Tony was Tommy's big brother. Kenzie is also undefeated through nineteen contests. Fighting in the spotlight since day one due to obvious comparisons with dad, Tommy, Lippe-Morrison was unfazed before he embarked on his fantastic pro run. They always wanted to talk about the bad stuff. The Neosho Wildcats have been plagued by slow starts and large early deficits in their last three games all played at, MCDONALD COUNTY 9, CARTHAGE 0 ANDERSON, Mo. But Trey, 32, is sticking with it and has a bout scheduled for Oklahoma in July. After all, he was the son of former two-time heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison. And then it was too late. Lippe Morrison, 26, is from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and has fought all but one of his bouts at Buffalo Run. After Jason Bergman (pictured) sustained a right-ankle injury, Saturday's fight was stopped in the third round. Every child, especially a boy, needs to know his father. People close to Morrison say he wanted to be a good father. On Sept. 23, greatness beckons.". I hope a lot of fans from Joplin and Miami and the whole Four-States area come down on August 23rd, Lippe-Morrison said. If you dont think that, youre blind.. He has already noticed a huge difference between Tommy and Trey. I am looking forward to putting on a good show for all the fans in Oklahoma and those watching on 'ShoBox.'". Lippe-Morrison built his record to 18-0 before being stopped last time out in the first round by Mike Balogun (then 17-0) in December of 2021. Trey Lippe Morrison Update & More. I knew he was confident before the fight, Holden said. And Morrison, no doubt, liked that spunk. After the press conference, the 6-foot-3, 230-pound Lippe-Morrison said he will not be returning to Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, where he previously trained with Freddie Roach. "Yeah, I wish I could've spent more time with him," Lippe said. He also knew that Lippe was nervous and would learn from it. Its a great opportunity. For 15 years, Morrison had her heart, even when she knew he shouldn't. But the heavyweight, who bears a striking resemblance in looks, size and fighting style to his late father - Tommy Morrison lived life on the edge and died five months before Trey's debut from full-blown AIDS at age 44 - came back and knocked his opponent out in the second round. I had to switch it up on him, Franco said. Lippe will always believe that he was. Bernard Hopkins: No Punches Pulled, Part 1, Tank KOs Kingry with body shot in round seven, Morrell crushes Falcao, retains WBA 168lb title, Cordina edges Rakhimov, regains IBF 130lb title, Rozanski TKOs Babic in one for WBC bridger belt. FULL FIGHT ! Looking on at right is boxing promoter Tony Holden. Latimore is a huge step up in class for me, but I am ready for it. It will be Burchfield's first professional fight. Official Boxing page for Trey Lippe "Trey Lippe Morrison" Videos, Upcoming Events, Statistics Grove, Oklahoma, USA, United States Heavyweight EVENTS: TrillerVerz IV: Hunter vs Forrest | Bone, Thugs 'N Harmony vs Three 6 Mafia, Top Rank: Joe Smith Jr. vs Maxim Vlasov [He just] wasn't there for him.". Immediately after the opening bell, Bergman attacked with a heavy left hand. Once you have 16 wins, all KOs, and a name behind you, youre a target. "We need to make a run and thats what were ready to do. Gassiev, actually thought he would beat Usyk, but still recon he fought the totally wrong fight and also think Abel Sanchez gave him bad advice in the corner between rounds. Lippe-Morrison, who did absorb some solid punches, rocked Haynesworth with a right hand early in the fourth round. He thanked him for raising Trey. "He would just ramble on and on," Cristi says. At 31, Morrison knows times of the. The Trey Lippe Morrison storyline always centers on three points: his name . Sorry, there are no recent results for popular commented articles. There were stories about his stinky feet -- they were so rank that Dragert would tie his shoes together and hang them out the window -- and about how Tommy always wanted to be Elvis, so he could take care of his friends. "But I enjoyed what I had with him. On Friday night, Lippe Morrison will make his television debut on ShoBox: The New Generation (Showtime, 10 p.m. Buffalo Run Casino Miami, Okla. 8 p.m. Saturday Tickets: Sold out. Zion Kearney, the 6-foot-3, 195-pound wide receiver from Missouri City, Texas, announced his verbal pledge to the Sooners Thursday morning, ha. Latimore, a pro since 2013, owns amateur victories against former world titleholder Charles Martin and former world title challenger Dominic Breazeale, a 2012 U.S. Olympian. Divisional rankings: Where do Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia land after their megafight? His life was no place for a kid. Wright falls to 18-4-1 with 15 KOs. At the start of her sophomore season, she noticed that something was off. After the fight, Lippe Morrison acknowledged that Bergman should have been credited with a knockdown. "But really, he wasn't. That might be a body punch if its there. Jason Bergman punches Trey Lippe Morrison during their boxing match at the Skyline Event Center at Osage Casino in Tulsa on Saturday, April 10, 2021. The second-generation heavyweight enjoyed a hometown showcase, stopping journeyman Jason Bergman inside of three rounds. Now, with a renewed vigor, Lippe-Morrison and younger brother Kenzie Morrison could once again be sharing a bill in 2021. Please subscribe to keep reading. And when he approached his dad's former promoter, Tony Holden, with his idea, Holden said no, that boxing was in the toilet right now anyway and Trey didn't need it and was approaching it too late, anyway. CATOOSA, Okla. In the days leading up to his return to the ring, and still displeased with his last performance, Trey Lippe-Morrison vowed to be better this time around. After six rounds, judges Henry Ellick, Jason Greenwalt and Don Griffin scored it 60-54 in favor of the son of the late Tommy Morrison. Anderson said, I am 100 percent healthy and more than ready to get back in the ring. Trey is a target in the heavyweight division. I cant imagine he does well at 140, but he has a chance in this fight and should be a good one anyway. But he also wanted to ask Holden what it would take to become a boxer. Cristi couldn't stop staring at his tattoo, and finally, Morrison asked what she was looking at. And after being out of it as long as I was, I think fighting again right away is a good thing for me.. Seven hours before the fight, Holden, Dragert and trainer Peppe Johnson went over Lippe's final preparations. I respect him, but I saw what his flaws are and will exploit them. Not when he was fighting, not when he reluctantly retired in February 1996 after he tested positive for HIV. Damn! I think he quit, Lippe Morrison said of Bergman. How good will the promotion be? That fight was back in September of 2016 and Trey has had only four fights in the interim. Tulsa native Trey Lippe Morrison (18-1, 17 KOs), who lost his undefeated record in his last bout, is scheduled to return in an eight-round heavyweight fight. Oklahoma heavyweight Trey Lippe Morrison won again, but this victory did not resemble any previous victory. "But when he got out on the football field, he played with a chip on his shoulder, with great passion, great violence. He looked so much better tonight. He kept a breakneck schedule back then, with far more fights than the average boxer of his stature, because Morrison's camp wanted to keep him busy and out of the bars and trouble. Get in on the latest boxing conversations in our Forum and comment on articles. He knew (a knockout) was coming, and he didnt want that on TV. He waited tables at a steakhouse before this, sold discount clothing and worked construction 10 hours a day, a job that made him good money, but then he was too tired to spend it. He has learned from his father, and from his own mistakes. He suffered a hand injury in training, which postponed his 2022 debut. He bought presents for Trey, when he was boxing and still had money, and played Nintendo with him. Holden hadn't seen Lippe since he was a tiny kid. With a unanimous-decision triumph on Saturday at the Hard Rock Live theater, Trey Lippe Morrison remained unbeaten at 18-0. World Boxing News has had over one billion views since its inception in 2010. Trey arrived via C-section on Sept. 27, 1989. After a 15-month layoff, Lippe-Morrison's comeback fight finally arrived last Friday in Deadwood. Hanna Gabriels, Trey Lippe Morrison on UFC Fight Pass Card, 7/17 DiBella Entertainment will host a three-part Broadway Boxing summer series, all exclusively live streamed on UFC FIGHT PASS,. Kevin is amazing. Trey Lippe Morrison was awarded the victory by technical knockout. That's how people learn. Headlining Night of Heavyweights in a ten-round battle of undefeated, heralded contenders, Cassius C.O.G. Chaney, (21-0, 14 KOs), of New London, CT clashes with Bronx, NY native Gentleman George Arias, (16-0, 7 KOs). He was smooth, and he did have a heart. Joshua Franco and Andrew Moloney are officially set to resume their rivalry Saturday night. At 23 years old, Johnson is one of the sports brightest young talents. Wheeler regained control in the fourth as Julan showed little sense of urgency in his attack, and this pattern continued until Julan went on the offensive late in the fifth. Tommy Morrisons son remained unbeaten near the late heavyweights hometown Saturday night, but it wasnt nearly as easy as the scorecards indicated. But he couldn't help it. Heavyweight prospect Trey Lippe Morrison, the son of the late heavyweight titleholder Tommy Morrison, will make his television debut Sept. 23 in front of a home-region crowd at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma. He was very close with two fighters, Morrison and a super middleweight from Kansas City, Missouri, named Randie Carver. Trey Lippe-Morrison is on Facebook. Sure enough, in his first fight in February 2014, Lippe, who now goes by the name of Trey Lippe Morrison, was dropped "in about the first 15 seconds," he said. I just fought in my hometown of Pittsburgh, so I know the feeling coming into it and the momentum on fight night. Tommy was the overgrown kid. Four State Franchise promoter Tony Holden, who is co-promoting the event with Salita Productions, played a vital role in bringing Showtime to Broken Arrow. He told him he was going to fight with or without his help. I thought Id get the knockout, but he ate a lot of punches. To be a well-rounded fighter, you have to take what is given to you, Lightburn said. If you feel you can beat me, give me a rematch. Tokyo 2020 U.S. Olympian Tiger Johnson (4-0, 3 KOs), from Cleveland, Ohio, steps up in class against Harry Gigliotti (8-3, 3 KOs) in a six-round junior welterweight scrap. These outdoor shows are amazing, Holden said. All he was saying was more pressure, more pressure. Did he have HIV? Cristi sat next to Morrison in Mr. Sherman's class in middle school. The Lippe Morrison-Bergman bout was on the undercard of a contest matching American Joe Smith Jr. and Russian Maxim Vlasov for the vacant WBO light heavyweight championship. A few seconds later, Bergmans right ankle was twisted. So learning from my own experience, seeing it from him and just talking with him, yes, it's made a difference.". One fight away from undisputed: The fighters -- and divisions -- closer to crowning a four-belt champ . It was almost like we were friends. At 31, Morrison knows times of the essence, having been derailed by injuries and the pandemic for over a year. She figured she had the flu, so she went to the school nurse, who told her she was pregnant. Teofimo Lopez wants to leave a Muhammad Ali-like legacy, Pain, hope, science collide as athletes turn to magic mushrooms, How a gym in California's Coachella Valley became an international destination for boxing. Please log in again. Among Bentons clients is current WBA super lightweight champion Regis Prograis. The 27th-ranked American heavyweight, Lippe-Morrison would have a much different feeling after Saturdays fight that was streamed on ESPN+. "He inherited his father's punch. I joined the Tulsa World in 1990. He put on a pair of trunks, replicas from his dad's fighting days. Im comfortable in there, and thats what I did. Balogun rattled Lippe-Morrison briefly in the opening minute, and just before two minutes were gone, a straight left put him on the deck. WBC: Bivol not eligible for belt due to sanctions, Diaz surrenders to New Orleans police after brawl, Paul launches series for up-and-coming boxers, Ramirez to defend WBO title vs. Shimizu in July, IBA upset by 'rogue' boxing group as U.S. quits, Sources: Anderson-Kossobutskiy to meet July 1. I wish him the best in his career.. Instead, the 29-year-old Lippe-Morrison is set to begin training with Bobby Benton in Houston, Texas. Maxim Vlasov punches Joe Smith Jr. during their WBO Light Heavyweight Title fight at the Osage Casino in Tulsa on Saturday, April 10, 2021. He was gaunt; he constantly lost track of what he was saying; and his speech was slurred. Holden cannot deal with losing another fighter. As a result, Broken Arrow city officials have labeled the event, Rumble in the Rose District., Without question, this will be the largest sporting event in Broken Arrows history, Broken Arrow City Manager Michael Spurgeon said at Mondays press conference. So we shook hands and parted ways. Standout junior welterweight prospect Kelvin Davis (5-0, 4 KOs) steps up against Sebastian Gabriel Chaves (5-4, 2 KOs). To Trey Morrison Id love a rematch, said Bergman, who has worked as a sparring partner for current world champion Tyson Fury and former champion Deontay Wilder. They'd go fishing together; they'd hit a speed bag together. I had fun with my rhythm, with my jab, my feet. He saw what he saw, but Ill man up and say it: (Bergman) knocked me down., Now residing in Jay the hometown of his father, former heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison Lippe Morrison said he plans to take his grandmother to church on Sunday and return to Tulsa on Monday for a training session. What if he got knocked down? Once I hear those Oklahoma fans and feel the energy inside the arena, I flip a switch and it's go time. But one fears that boxing really isn't for him. But it felt good to go the distance for the first time and against a fighter like him. Its a good one. "I think it's awesome to be on TV," Lippe Morrison told USA TODAY Sports. I won all three rounds. '', As for his famous father, Trey said, "I loved my dad a lot. His life was a mess after that. Who Will Replace Usyk as Pound-for-Pound Best This Summer? The 22-year-old hopes to continue his knockout momentum against Rovcanin (24-2, 16 KOs). It was enormous to a little boy, but was also declawed and defanged, a detail Morrison declined to mention to his son. In his three-plus seasons at Central Arkansas, he never talked much about his father, although his teammates knew he was Morrison's son. Holden even let him do odd jobs for him -- driving him around Oklahoma -- to supplement his income. We hung out, talked about sports. Good friends, you know? Jared The Real Big Baby Anderson, who knocked out five opponents inside the MGM Grand Las Vegas Bubble, returns to action Saturday, April 10 against Jeremiah The Bullfrog Karpen Joe The Beast Smith Jr. and Maxim Vlasov are headed to the Sooner State to fight for the vacant WBO light heavyweight world title Saturday, April 10 at Osage Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Arrest warrant issued for Nate Diaz after brawl, Sources: Smith-Eubank rematch set for June 17. He was passionate about football, was a ferocious hitter at defensive end and, according to Conque, was one of the team's hardest workers. Trey is 24 years old. Prior to becoming a sports columnist in 2016, I was the only sports writer in Tulsa World history to have covered OU, OSU, the University of Tulsa and Oral Roberts sports on an everyday basis. types of airworthiness directives,
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