Joe Frazier

Just days after dying after a bout with liver cancer, the family of boxing great Joe Frazier tell BMS the funeral for the late heavyweight will take place in Philly Monday at 11am. Smokin’ Joe’s body will be lying in state at the Wells Fargo Center Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday […]

There was a time when Muhammad Ali taunted Joe Frazier relentlessly, called him ugly and challenged his manhood. After his old rival died Monday night, Ali had nothing but kind words for Smokin’ Joe. See also: Joe Frazier Dies: Sports World Reacts To Smokin’ Joe’s Passing On Twitter See also: The Underground Railroad First Found […]

Former Olympic and Undisputed World Heavyweight boxing champion, and Philly raised athlete Joe Frazier has died at the age of 67 from a fight with liver cancer.

Joe Frazier, a tough, underrated heavyweight boxer from Philadelphia and one of the sport’s fiercest competitors who spent a lifetime playing second fiddle to his nemesis, Muhammad Ali, died Monday night from liver cancer. Frazier was 67. Frazier was diagnosed with cancer in late September, said his personal and business manager, Leslie Wolff. He had […]

The friends, family and fans boxing legend Joe Frazier are in mourning after learning he is dead at the age of 67. Just days ago, it was revealed that he was suffering from liver cancer. Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Smokin’ Joe Frazier was best known for his legendary battles with Muhammad Ali, especially their […]

Only days after learning about his battle with liver cancer, boxing legend Joe Frazier is dead at the age of 67. Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Smokin’ Joe Frazier was best known for his legendary battles with Muhammad Ali, especially their “Thrilla in Manilla” fight. Details of his memorial have not yet been revealed. Find […]

PHILADELPHIA — Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier has liver cancer and is under hospice care. The 67-year-old boxer was diagnosed four or five weeks ago, Frazier’s personal and business manager said Saturday. Leslie Wolff told The Associated Press that doctors have not yet told Frazier how long he has to live. “We have medical experts […]