Remembering Joe Frazier

Preparty For 10th Annual ESPY Awards
Preparty For 10th Annual ESPY Awards
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 9: Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazer (R) and basketball legend Julius Erving attend a preparty for the 10th Annual ESPY Awards on July 9, 2002 at the Mondrian Hotel in West Hollywood, California. The ESPY Awards, which recognizes sports achievements, will be held July 10 in Hollywood. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
MUHAMMAD ALI
MUHAMMAD ALI
UNDATED: JOE FRAZIER, GEORGE FOREMAN AND MUHAMMAD ALI. Mandatory Credit: Gray Mortimore/ALLSPORT
MUHAMMAD ALI
MUHAMMAD ALI
1974: MUHAMMAD ALI OUTPOINTS JOE FRAZIER IN NEW YORK. Mandatory Credit: Allsport UK/ALLSPORT
Former Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier(L)
Former Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier(L)
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: Former Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier(L) poses with boxer "Sugar" Shane Mosley(R) as they arrive 12 December, 2000 at the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Awards in New York City. AFP PHOTO/Matt CAMPBELL (Photo credit should read MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)
Boxing greats Joe Frazier (L) and Sugar Ray Leonar
Boxing greats Joe Frazier (L) and Sugar Ray Leonar
VERONA, : Boxing greats Joe Frazier (L) and Sugar Ray Leonard meet before Frazier's daughter Jacqui Frazier-Lyde fought Laila Ali during the women's Super Middleweight fight 08 June, 2001, at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY. Ali won the fight on points in the eigth round. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
South African President Nelson Mandela poses with former heavyweight boxing champions Michael Spinks, left, and Joe Frazier, right, at his official residence in Pretoria on Dec. 6, 1997. (credit: WALTER DHLADHLA/AFP/Getty Images)
South African President Nelson Mandela (C) poses w
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA: South African President Nelson Mandela (C) poses with former heavyweight boxing champions Michael Spinks (L) and Joe Frazier (R) at his official residence in Pretoria 06 December 1997. The boxers are visiting South Africa at the President's invitation. (Photo credit should read WALTER DHLADHLA/AFP/Getty Images)
South African President Nelson Mandela poses with former heavyweight boxing champions Michael Spinks, left, and Joe Frazier, right, at his official residence in Pretoria on Dec. 6, 1997. (credit: WALTER DHLADHLA/AFP/Getty Images)
Boxing legends Mohammed Ali (L) and Joe Frasier (i
Boxing legends Mohammed Ali (L) and Joe Frasier (i
PHILADELPHIA, UNITED STATES: Boxing legends Mohammed Ali (L) and Joe Frasier (in hat) chat as the watch the NBA All-Star Game 10 February 2002 in Philadelphia. AFP Photo / Tom MiHALEK (Photo credit should read TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)
Joe Frazier, former boxing heavy weight champion,
Joe Frazier, former boxing heavy weight champion,
PHILADELPHIA, : Joe Frazier, former boxing heavy weight champion, talks to a friend prior to the start of the NBA All Star Game today 10 February 2002 in the First Union Center, in Philadelphia, PA. AFP PHOTO/ TOM MIHALEK (Photo credit should read TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)
Friars Club Roasts Don King
Friars Club Roasts Don King
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 28: (L-R) Former Boxer Joe Frazier and Boxing promoter Don King attend the roasting of Don King at the Friars Club on October 28, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
Anthony Mundine v Danny Green
Anthony Mundine v Danny Green
SYDNEY, NSW - MAY 17: Former Heavyweight world champion Joe Frazier poses for a photo at the Anthony Mundine v Danny Green Super Middleweight fight at Aussie Stadium May 17, 2006 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Selita Ebanks Helps Kick Off "Fight Week"
Selita Ebanks Helps Kick Off "Fight Week"
NEW YORK - JANUARY 14: (L-R) Boxing legend "Smokin" Joe Frazier, model Selita Ebanks and boxer Roy Jones, Jr. help kick off "Fight Week" at Pop Burger January 14, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
Muhammad Ali v Joe Frazier
Muhammad Ali v Joe Frazier
NEW YORK - MARCH 8: American heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier (L) kept his title at the end of the fight called the " Match of the Century" against his compatriot Muhammad Ali at the Madison Square Garden on March 8, 1971 in New York. (Photo by: AFP/Getty Images)
Muhammad Ali v Joe Frazier
Muhammad Ali v Joe Frazier
NEW YORK - MARCH 8: American heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier (L) kept his title at the end of the fight called the " Match of the Century" against his compatriot Muhammad Ali At the Madison Square Garden, in New York, March 08 1971. (Photo by: AFP/Getty Images)
Gotham Magazine Annual Gala Hosted By Beyonce
Gotham Magazine Annual Gala Hosted By Beyonce
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 18: Joe Frazer attends Gotham Magazine's annual gala on November 18, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
PHILADELPHIA - MARCH 18: Joe Frazier, the former Heavyweight Champion of the World poses for a portrait at his boxing gym on March 18, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
PHILADELPHIA - MARCH 18: Joe Frazier, the former Heavyweight Champion of the World poses for a portrait at his boxing gym on March 18, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
PHILADELPHIA - MARCH 18: Joe Frazier, the former Heavyweight Champion of the World poses for a portrait at his boxing gym on March 18, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
PHILADELPHIA - MARCH 18: (EDITORS NOTE: THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN DIGITALLY CONVERTED TO B&W) Joe Frazier, the former Heavyweight Champion of the World poses for a portrait at his boxing gym on March 18, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
PHILADELPHIA - MARCH 18: (EDITORS NOTE: THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN DIGITALLY CONVERTED TO B&W) Joe Frazier, the former Heavyweight Champion of the World poses for a portrait at his boxing gym on March 18, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
PHILADELPHIA - MARCH 18: Joe Frazier, the former Heavyweight Champion of the World poses for a portrait at his boxing gym on March 18, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
Joe Frazier Portrait Session
PHILADELPHIA - MARCH 18: (EDITORS NOTE: THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN DIGITALLY CONVERTED TO B&W) Joe Frazier, the former Heavyweight Champion of the World poses for a portrait at his boxing gym on March 18, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Sony Pictures Classics Presents "Tyson" New York Screening
Sony Pictures Classics Presents "Tyson" New York Screening
NEW YORK - APRIL 20: Joe Frazier and Mike Tyson attends Sony Pictures Classics' screening of "Tyson" at the AMC Loews 19th Street on April 20, 2009 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
Sony Pictures Classics Presents "Tyson" New York Screening
Sony Pictures Classics Presents "Tyson" New York Screening
NEW YORK - APRIL 20: Joe Frazier attends Sony Pictures Classics' screening of "Tyson" at the AMC Loews 19th Street on April 20, 2009 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
Philadelphia Flyers Ray Emery/Champ Joe Frazier
Philadelphia Flyers Ray Emery/Champ Joe Frazier
VOORHEES, NJ - SEPTEMBER 14: Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ray Emery meets for the first time former boxing champion Joe Frazier at Emory's Flyers training camp locker at the Skate Zone on September 14, 2009 in Voorhees, NJ. Frazier was given a Flyers jersey with his name and the number one on it. Emery has an image of Joe Frazier painted on his helmet. (Photo by Norman Y. Lono/Getty Images)
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