All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Joe Frazier’

Joe Frazier To Be Honored With Statue In Philly

Heavyweight boxing champ Joe Frazier has long been a figure of importance in Philadelphia, but during his best athletic years, he was never honored in a way that would continue his legacy in the city. After his death last November of liver cancer, many think it’s now an imperative. “We have a whole generation of Philadelphia sports fans who need …

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Joe Frazier Dead At 67: Floyd Mayweather Makes An Offer On Twitter

Boxing legend Smokin’ Joe Frazier passed away late Monday evening shortly after being diagnosed with liver cancer. The world famous heavyweight was 67 years old. Frazier, a hero in his hometown of Philadelphia, was known for his aggressive, hard-hitting style. Columnist Bill Lyon summarized Frazier’s fighting style like this: “He was swarming and unrelenting, and he prided himself that he …

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