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Joe Frazier

Born: Jan. 12, 1944
Boxer

1964 Olympic heavyweight champion; world heavyweight champ (1970-73); decisioned former champ Muhammad Ali in March 1971 in one of the most anticipated prizefights in history, fought Ali twice more, losing both times including the “Thrilla in Manila” in 1975; pro record 32-4-1 with 27 KOs.


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