The boxer Joe Frazier died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
World heavyweight boxing champion known as Smokin’ Joe who competed against many of the all-time greats. He won a gold medal at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo and retired with a record of 32-4-1.
His daughter is Jacqui Frazier-Lyde, and he had a son named Marvis.
“Trust me. Sometimes God comes down and puts his hand on you if you’re too big in your thoughts.” (Joe Frazier)
“I went to see President Nixon at the White House. It wasn’t difficult to get a meeting because I was heavyweight champion of the world. So I came to Washington and walked around the garden with Nixon, his wife and daughter. I said: I want you to give Ali his licence back. I want to beat him up for you.” (Joe Frazier)
“Joe Frazier’s life didn’t start with Ali. I was a Golden Gloves champ. Gold medal in Tokyo ’64. Heavyweight champion of the world long before I fought Ali in the Garden.” (Joe Frazier)
“Life doesn’t run away from nobody. Life runs at people.” (Joe Frazier)
“I know my destiny. I was born into animosity, bigotry and hatred. We had water for white folks, and water for coloured folks. White lines, black lines. I came from Beaufort in South Carolina, and it was tougher than Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi.” (Joe Frazier)