Originally Posted by Drizzle
Wasn't he HIV positive? Maybe it was AIDS related.
He denied ever having HIV and claimed a doctor that gave the diagnosis was paid off by a rival boxing promoter. He also referred to all doctors as "quacks". Another thing that I'm sure didn't help was a couple of years ago he had a surgery performed and the surgeon left a foot of gauze in his chest. It led to all sorts of nerve disease that he and the family kept mostly quiet.