Frazier vs. Foster: When “Smokin’ Joe” Laid Out A Light-Heavyweight Legend

Bob Foster - Throughout the years, there have been a number of fascinating match-ups that saw a great light-heavyweight move up and face an equally great heavyweight. But only on a few occasions did the naturally smaller man win - think Michael Spinks' big upset over Larry Holmes, Ezzard Charles' win over Jersey Joe Walcott, Gene Tunney's win (or wins) over Jack Dempsey, Michael Moorer's win over Evander Holyfield, and, to a degree, Roy Jones (a true great) win over John Ruiz (good but not great).

Throughout the years, there have been a number of fascinating match-ups that saw a great light-heavyweight move up and face an equally great heavyweight. But only on a few occasions did the naturally smaller man … read full article “Frazier vs. Foster: When “Smokin’ Joe” Laid Out A Light-Heavyweight Legend”