RIP Joe Frazier

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhZXaOCKE6g&feature=related]BOXING-Muhammad Ali vs Frasier I, II, III (1971.03.05 1974.01.28 1975.10.01).mpg - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Such a sad ending for a truly great boxer and gentleman. Gosh he was fun to watch! Such power and finesse wrapped up in one package.

    RIP Joe you earned it man, you earned it.
     
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    ditto!
     
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    RIP, Joe
     
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    joe frazier was one of the greatest.

    RIP, champ!
     
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    smokin' joe......will be missed....
     
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    Dammit.

    What a true legend.
     
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    I used to love watching Smoking Joe fight. Constant movement, bobbing his head trying to land that hook. It was a shame seeing how low class Ali treated a great man and true gentleman. Joe was robbed of his respect during the highlight of his career.

    It is also a reminder of how great boxing used to be and how far it has fallen. Ali, Frazier, Forman, Ken Norton, Sonny Liston.....those were some great heavyweights. Now I couldn't even tell you who the heavyweight champ is
     
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    I've never been able to watch a fight for more than 5 minutes or so but I hear Smokin' Joe was a great, great man and fighter!

    RIP.. :(
     
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    Don't kid yourself. Ali and Cosell made Frazier a rich man and a household name.
     
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