Joe Frazier

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier Full Name: Joe Frazier

United States of America

Profession: Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Why Famous: Emerged as the top contender in the late 1960s, defeating multiple opponents en route to becoming Undisputed Heavyweight Champion in 1970.

In 1971, he defeated Muhammad Ali by unanimous decision in the highly anticipated "Fight of the Century".

Born: January 12, 1944
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: November 7, 2011 (aged 67)
Cause of Death: Liver cancer

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Historical Events in the Life of Joe Frazier

  • 1964-10-23 Future undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier dominates German Hans Huber for an easy points win and the Olympic heavyweight gold medal in Tokyo
  • 1968-03-04 Joe Frazier TKOs Buster Mathis in 11 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1968-06-24 Joe Frazier TKOs Manuel Ramos in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1968-12-10 Joe Frazier beats Oscar Bonavena in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1969-04-22 Joe Frazier KOs Dave Zyglewick in 1 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1969-06-23 Joe Frazier TKOs Jerry Quarry in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1970-02-16 Joe Frazier TKOs Jimmy Ellis in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1970-11-18 Joe Frazier KOs Bob Foster in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1971-03-08 Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali in 15, retains heavyweight boxing title at Madison Square Garden
  • 1972-01-15 Heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Terry Daniels
  • 1972-05-25 Heavyweight Joe Frazier KOs Ron Stander
  • 1972-05-26 Joe Frazier TKOs Ron Stander in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1973-01-22 George Foreman TKOs Joe Frazier in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1975-10-01 "The Thrilla in Manila"; Muhammad Ali stops Joe Frazier in 14 in Quezon City, the Philippines to retain his WBC/WBA heavyweight title

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