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Joe Frazier

Boxing Great Dies at 67

11/7/2011 8:13 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

1107_joe_frazier_bn"Smokin" Joe Frazier died this evening after battling liver cancer ... according to the boxing legend's agent.

The former heavyweight champ was diagnosed just last month with liver cancer.

Darren Prince tells TMZ Frazier passed away at home in Philadelphia just over an hour ago. He was surrounded by his family.

Joe fought Muhammad Ali three times in the 70s ... defeating him in '71. Their last battle was the legendary "Thrilla in Manilla."

Joe Frazier was 67 years old.

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The Love Sponge    

Damn!

891 days ago
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WDM    

Rest in Peace, Champ. Rest in Peace.

891 days ago
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john johnson    

rest in peace champ. i knew his brother, who also passed away this year.

891 days ago
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mike    

Smokin Joe!! RIP Champ.

891 days ago
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Jayke1981    

RIP TO A LEGEND....

891 days ago
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Jodi    

When I read his story yesterday I knew he wouldn't be on this earth for too much longer. My condolences to his family.

891 days ago
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Mandy    

RIP

891 days ago
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Smithy    

Rest in Peace

891 days ago
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vanessa bullard    

Rip LEGEND....

891 days ago
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Blood Red Witch    

RIP Smokin Joe. My sympathies to his family and friends.

891 days ago
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The Truth    

The bell tolls 10 for the Champ..


Nothing but respect for the Champ "Smokin Joe"


The Turth - Joe was the Truth in Boxing & Life

891 days ago
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That's Right    

RIP Joe, My sincere condolences to the family. I lost both of my parents to cancer and I pray for a cure. To many are fighting a battle with cancer which is difficult to win. You will be missed

891 days ago
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JPuleo1    

A real gentleman. RIP champ.....

891 days ago
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lili    

Rest In Peace, your fans will miss you...

891 days ago
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HumanNature    

R.I.P. JOE "SMOKIN" FRAZIER


YOU ARE ONE OF THE GREAT BOXING LEGEND!!!!


YOU WILL BE MISSED!!!

891 days ago
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