Joe Frazier — American Athlete born on January 12, 1944, died on November 07, 2011

Joseph William "Joe" Frazier, nicknamed "Smokin' Joe", was an American professional boxer, Olympic gold medalist and undisputed world heavyweight champion, whose professional career lasted from 1965 to 1976, with a one-fight comeback in 1981. Frazier was known for his sheer strength, durability, punch power and all-out relentless attack. He is one of only two boxers, the other being Ken Norton, to beat a prime Muhammad Ali... (wikipedia)