Joe Frazier


Joe Frazier, nicknamed “Smokin’ Joe”, was an American professional boxer who competed from 1965 to 1981. He was known for his strength, durability, formidable punching power, and relentless pressure fighting style and was the first boxer to beat Muhammad Ali.

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“Champions aren’t made in the ring, they are merely recognized there. What you cheat on in the early light of morning will show up in the ring under the bright lights.”

Joe Frazier Olympic Boxing

“Courage is how bad you want it.”

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1964 Olympic Gold Medal Boxing

“Life doesn’t run away from nobody. Life runs at people.”

joe frazier 1964 olympic champ