Joe Frazier’s son Derek featured on MTV’s Made on Saturday

Derek Frazier, the youngest son of Hall of Fame boxer Smokin' Joe Frazier, has always held an extreme admiration for his late father and long sought out a way to honor his legacy in a way that would make him proud. MTV has provided the platform for the 21-year-old Frazier to do just that, and a worldwide audience will be witness when the reality series Made returns this Saturday...
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January 03, 2013  |  1 Comment

Estate: Philly planning Frazier statue

Plans are in the works to erect a statue honoring late heavyweight boxing champ Joe Frazier in his hometown of Philadelphia. Representatives of Frazier's estate tell The Philadelphia Inquirer plans are being laid for a statue at the South Philadelphia sports complex that would be unveiled next year. Frazier died in November at the age of 67 after battling liver cancer. Born in...
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September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Ali expected to attend Frazier's funeral

Muhammad Ali is expected to arrive in Philadelphia as soon as Friday to attend funeral services for Joe Frazier. Ali and Larry Holmes will be among the mourners for Frazier, the former world amateur and pro boxing champ who died from liver cancer on Monday, aged 67. Ali and Frazier had a stormy relationship but made amends in recent years. Public viewings of Frazier's body will...
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November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Mayweather to pay for Frazier funeral

Defending WBC welterweight champ and pound-for-pound mainstay Floyd Mayweather Jr. has agreed to pick up the tab for legendary heavyweight Joe Frazier's funeral services. Tuesday night, via Twitter, Mayweather issued this statement to his followers: "My condolences go out to the family of the late great Joe Frazier," Mayweather said via Twitter. "#TheMoneyTeam will pay for his...
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November 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather to Pay for Joe Frazier’s Funeral

Late Monday evening, the world found out the terrible news that Joe Frazier died. Frazier was 67 years old, and gave into terminal liver cancer. Boxing is a sport where few outsiders look out for the best interests of the men actually plying their trades in their ring. That's why most commonly, it's boxers who look out for one another. Upon hearing of Frazier's death, undefeated...
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November 08, 2011  |  Discuss

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