Found November 09, 2011 on Pro Boxing Fans:
This poem is sent at the request of Tarvis Simms to pay respects to Smokin' Joe Frazier - RIP "Brotherly Love" Written By Tarvis Simms My Brother has fallen and everyone knows his name We don't have the same parents, but our families are still the same He lived in the city of Philadelphia, I live in another, it doesn't really matter because this man was my Brother My Brother I call him, yet we'd never met face to face, I have Brothers and Sisters all over the place You see we are both fighters and our families are one, around the world it's a brotherhood that's second to none His family's my family, your family, or theirs, we're part of one big family where everyone cares I'll look after your kids, please look in on my wife, should that day finally come I can no longer fight for my life We dedicate our lives helping our fellow man, living day after day, doing all that we can Wherever we're needed whether nighttime or day...

Joe Frazier Never Stopped Battling in a Life Defined By No-Win Situations

You know those kinds of cancer people can eventually get better from, given the right treatment, and live in relative comfort for many years? Liver cancer is not one of those types. That Joe Frazier, the great boxing heavyweight, succumbed to one of the most unforgiving illnesses issadly, morbidly fitting, because Smokin' Joe's life was a series of no-win situations from...

My Personal Memories of the Late Great Smokin’ Joe Frazier

I was deeply saddened to hear that Joe Frazier passed away earlier today, like I’m sure most of the boxing world was. He was a living legend and right up to his passing was so dedicated to the sport that bought him fame and fortune. Whilst most people will remember Joe for his trilogy of fights with Ali, I remember him with deep affection for a totally different reason....

Muhammad Ali To Attend Frazier's Funeral

Muhammad Ali is heading to Philadelphia for the funeral of Joe Frazier.  A spokesperson, handling funeral details for the Frazier family, tells NBC10 that Ali will arrive in Philadelphia on Sunday, and will attend Monday's services. Frazier was the first man to beat Muhammad Ali, knocking him down and taking a decision in the so-called Fight of the Century in 1971. He would...

Boxing great Joe Frazier dies after cancer fight

He beat Muhammad Ali in the Fight of the Century, battled him nearly to the death in the Thrilla in Manila. Then Joe Frazier spent the rest of his life trying to fight his way out of Ali's shadow.

Boxing great Joe Frazier dies at 67

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- He beat Muhammad Ali in the Fight of the Century, battled him nearly to the death in the Thrilla in Manila. Then Joe Frazier spent the rest of his life trying to fight his way out of Ali's shadow.

Detroiters laud Smokin' Joe Frazier

Detroit ring legend Emanuel Steward was at Cobo Arena when Smokin' Joe Frazier destroyed light-heavyweight king Bob Foster in their bout there 41 years ago.

Joe Frazier, former heavyweight champion boxer, dies of cancer

Joe Frazier, the former heavyweight champion who handed Muhammad Ali his first defeat yet had to live forever in his shadow, has died after a brief final fight with liver cancer. He was 67.

Klitschkos 'very sad' over Joe Frazier's death

Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko, who hold all the major heavyweight belts, paid respect to Joe Frazier on Tuesday as one of the great heavyweight champions. ''My brother and I are very sad about the death of Joe Frazier,'' said Vitali Klitschko, the elder of the two brothers and the WBC champion. ''He was one of the really great heavyweights. He was a great...

Jim Ross Confirms He’ll Be On RAW Next Week

Jim Ross tweeted during Raw that he would be at the show next Monday to take the Michael Cole Challenge: I’ll be in Boston next week for the 3 hour Raw & I will take the Michael Cole Challenge whatever it that is. Is it a setup? Does it matter? On a side note, R.I.P Smokin’ Joe Frazier.
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.