Tuesday, November 8, 2011

R.I.P. “Smokin” Joe Frazier 1944 - 2011


In this file photo taken Jan. 22, 1972, defending WBA champion Joe Frazier, left, and challenger George Foreman have a close look at each other as they meet during the weigh-in moments before their world heavyweight boxing title bout at National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica. 

The former heavyweight champion has died after a brief final fight with liver cancer. He was 67. The family issued a release confirming the boxer's death on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011.
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