Joe Frazier Was Muhammad Ali’s Best Fight

In April of 1988, The Greatest Fighter told a reporter in Japan that Smokin’ Joe Frazier was the greatest foe he ever faced in the ring — referring to their iconic “Thrilla in Manila” bout in 1971.

It was reported this weekend that Frazier is now under hospice care for liver cancer, but doctors have not yet said how long he has to live. We’re all pulling for you, champ.

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