- Name: Joe Frazier
- Born: 01/12/1944
- Died: 11/07/2011 (67 years old)
Joseph William Frazier (January 12, 1944 – November 7, 2011), nicknamed “Smokin’ Joe“, was an American professional boxer who competed from 1965 to 1981. He reigned as the undisputed heavyweight champion from 1970 to 1973, and as an amateur won a gold medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics. Frazier was known for his strength, durability, formidable punching power, and relentless pressure fighting style. He was also the first boxer to beat Muhammad Ali.
Alias: Smokin’ Joe Frazier
Birth Place: Beaufort, South Carolina, U.S.
Death Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Joe Frazier quotes :
When I was a boy, I used to pull a big cross saw with my dad. He'd use his right hand, so I'd have to use my left.Joe Frazier