Boxing legend Joe Frazier (aka Smokin’ Joe) peacefully passed away surrounded by family at his home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Monday (November 7), only a month after being diagnosed with liver cancer.
The 67 year-old fought against the great Muhammad Ali three times back in the 70’s. Other boxing legend, Mike Tyson, took to his Twitter to honor the man and celebrate his accomplishments.
Mike tweeted, “Today is a sad yet remarkable day as we mourn the death of boxing legend Joe Frazier & honor him by celebrating his amazing accomplishments. Frazier and Ali were quintessential the apex of pedigree fighting in which each man would not give an inch until they were dead.”
“Their era was competitive fighting at the highest level. As a young fighter it has always been an honor to be compared to Frasier. My family and I are sending our sincerest condolences to the Joe Frazier family.”
R.I.P. Joe Frazier.