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Joe Frazier
Wiki, Age, Height, Net Worth, Birthday


: 12 January 1944


: Capricorn


: 07 November 2011


: 67 years


  • Joseph William "Joe" Frazier, nicknamed "Smokin' Joe", was an American professional boxer who competed from 1965 to 1981
When was Joe Frazier born?12 January 1944
When did Joe Frazier die? / Died07 November 2011
How many years did Joe Frazier live? / Lived67 years
Zodiac sign:Capricorn

Joe Frazier facts

  • 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 sheer strength, durability, formidable punching power, and all-out relentless attack
  • Frazier emerged as the top contender in the late 1960s, defeating opponents that included Jerry Quarry, Oscar Bonavena, Buster Mathis, Eddie Machen, Doug Jones, George Chuvalo and Jimmy Ellis en route to becoming undisputed heavyweight champion in 1970, and followed up by defeating Muhammad Ali by unanimous decision in the highly anticipated "Fight of the Century" in 1971
  • Two years later Frazier lost his title when he was defeated by George Foreman
  • He fought on, beating Joe Bugner, losing a rematch to Ali and beating Quarry and Ellis again
  • Frazier's last world title challenge came in 1975, but he was beaten by Ali in their brutal rubbermatch
  • He retired in 1976 following a second loss to Foreman
  • He made a comeback in 1981, fighting just once, before retiring
  • The International Boxing Research Organization (IBRO) rates Frazier among the ten greatest heavyweights of all time
  • In 1999, The Ring magazine ranked him the 8th greatest heavyweight

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