Tag Archives: Joe Frazier

Daily Debate? Where Does Joe Frazier Rank Among the Greats?

Smokin’ Joe Frazier passed away yesterday after a bout with liver cancer. Frazier won the 1964 Olympic heavyweight boxing gold medal and turned professional shortly after. On March 8, 1971, he fought Muhammad Ali in what was called the” Fight … Continue reading

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Butch Lewis, More than a Promoter by Marc “Razz” Rasbury

With all of the NFL lockout news dominating the sports airwaves of late, the death of the flamboyant boxing promoter, Butch Lewis, flew under the radar screen this week.  But this in no way should diminish the impact this man … Continue reading

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Falling For the Old Divide and Conquer Trick by Marc “Razz” Rasbury

Over 30 years ago, Muhammad Ali branded Joe Frazier an Uncle Tom prior to their epic battle.  Three decades later, another former Philadelphia Icon, Donovan McNabb, is feeling the same wrath.  Ali’s allegation was based on the fact that he … Continue reading

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