Davrene (DJ) "So Fly" Morrison, born on August
29, 1978, in Billings, Montana, grew up on the Northern Cheyenne reservation
with her father. She enjoyed participating in track and field, volleyball
and basketball in Jr. high and high school.
Morrison moved back to Billings as a young
adult and showed an interest in boxing. She started her boxing career in
2002, for Bob Lecoures’ Club Boxing (semi-amateur boxing) which is held in
the north western states, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. After five seasons, DJ
achieved a record of 22-6 and was the city champ for Billings for the 2005
and 2006 seasons. Placing second in the regional tournaments for club boxing
On February 28, 2006, at the Majestic Valley Arena, in Kalispell, Montana.
On a two week notice Morrison, was given the opportunity to maker per pro
debut against Shelly Burton, 8-1 at 152 lbs. Burton was originally scheduled
to fight Dakota Stone, but Stone had pulled out of the fight due to an
injury. Morrison had agreed to the fight. The referee stopped the fight 1:27
in the first round with Burton winning that fight.
In November of 2006, having no previous training experience, DJ started
training with Rudy Meza of Dawg Pound boxing.
On April 6, 2007 Morrison was given another
fight opportunity to fight Brooke Dierdorff 2-0, at the Par-A-Dice Casino in
East Peoria, Illinois. Both fighters weighed in at 132 lbs. The referee
stopped the fight 1:12 into the first round. Morrison had lost the fight
falling to 0-2.
Nunez vs. Morrison - Photos by Mike Blair
On June 9, 2007 at the Silver Reef Casino in
Ferndale, Washington, DJ Morrison (0-2) fought Merced Nunez (3-1). The
fight was scheduled for 130 lbs. The fight went all four rounds but,
Morrison had lost by a unanimous decision. [Photo
On October 27, 2007, Morrison was called as a last minute opponent to
fight Kirstie Davis. Her original scheduled opponent couldn’t make the
weight for the fight. The fight was at the Northern Lights Casino in Walker,
Minnesota, and was for the Minnesota Women’s Lightweight Title. After the
second round, under the doctors advice the ref stopped the fight. Morrison
had won by a second round TKO. Morrison was the new Minnesota Lightweight
Champ and her record is now (1-3).
DJ "So Fly" Morrison’s next scheduled fight is on December 1, 2007 at the
Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington against Jennifer Barber (3-0).
The fight is scheduled for 128lbs. DJ continues to train with Rudy Meza at
the Dawg Pound Boxing Club.