Rewind to 1967, and Canada’s greatest heavyweight, certainly the country’s toughest fighter, was on a roll. Having achieved global fame and respect due to his … read more “67: When Joe Frazier Ended George Chuvalo’s Six-KO Win Streak – And Nearly His Career”
Officially, George Foreman scored a technical knockout, or a TKO, over Joe Frazier in winning the world title inside those two shockingly unforgettable rounds. Yet … read more “On This Day: When George Foreman Shocked Joe Frazier And The World”
Joe Frazier, the world heavyweight king, was having his first fight in ten months. A little under a year ago, Frazier had given his all … read more “A Half Century Ago Today: When Joe Frazier’s Smoke Was Far Too Much For Terry Daniels”
Who is the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time? What is the best era for heavyweight boxing? Two polarizing questions with no certain answer. Today, … read more “VIDEO: 70s vs 90s Heavyweight Tournament”
Heavyweight legend “Smokin’” Joe Frazier should today be celebrating his birthday. Born on this day 78 years ago, Frazier, like his one-time bitter rivals Muhammad … read more “78 Years Ago He Was Born – 50 Years Ago He Was The Best Heavyweight In The World: Joe Frazier”
If Joe Frazier was still alive, if he had not sadly succumbed to liver cancer on November 7, 2011, the former heavyweight king who added … read more ““Smokin’” Joe Frazier: Ten Years Gone But Never Forgotten”
October 1st, 1975 – Manila.
You know the rest.
It was 46 years ago today when titans, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier settled their brutal, … read more “The Thrilla In Manila: Still The Greatest!”
The Olympic Games are upon us: Tokyo 2021 (postponed as they were, for one of the very few times in history, last year). Will we … read more “Tokyo ’64 – When The Great Joe Frazier Refused To Let A Little Thing Like A Busted Thumb Prevent Him From Winning Gold”
90 year old Jerry Izenberg covered boxing in the golden era, during which all the greats – Sugar Ray Robinson, Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, George … read more “Exclusive Interview With Jerry Izenberg: Frazier Told Me To Tell Ali To Shove His Apology Up His Ass!”
Individually, heavyweight legends Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier gave the boxing world some of the greatest fights ever seen.
Together, these two men, who dueled … read more “Muhammad Ali’s Five Greatest Fights, Joe Frazier’s Five Greatest Fights”