Legendary boxer Joe Frazier aka Smokin’ Jo, has died of Liver cancer aged 67. Frazier, had only been Diagnosed several weeks ago, and sadly lost his brief battle with the disease.
Joe Frazier will always to be remembered, for being the first man to beat Muhammed Ali in the boxing ring back in 1971. Although he lost the next two fights with Ali. He held the world heavyweight world title between 1970 and 1973.
other Boxers have been paying tribute
Lennox Lewis said “Without him other boxing heroes wouldn’t be great because they tested their talent against him”
George forman has Tweeted “Goodnight Joe Frazier, love you dear friend”
The world has lost a great champion. I will always remember Joe with respect and admiration, my sympathy goes out to his family and loved ones”