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Philly.com
James McBride's 'Five-Carat Soul' crackles with the master's energycan't but bring to mind Muhammad Ali. And there's something about the way the G
Philly.com / Posted 15 hours ago
can't but bring to mind Muhammad Ali. And there's something about the way the Gatekeeper lands a punch that brings to mind Joe Frazier. McBride's storytelling gifts, showcased in his National Book Award-winning novel The Good Lord Bird, are on... Read more
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Philly.com
8 amazing, nearly forgotten moments in Philly history unearthed from Temple's Urban Archive, which turns 50 this yearheadquarters. He’s seen with Mother Divine, who took over leadership of the chu
Philly.com / Posted 21 hours ago
headquarters. He’s seen with Mother Divine, who took over leadership of the church after his death. 1969. Before Joe Frazier bested Muhammad Ali in the 1971 Fight of the Century in Madison Square Garden, they had a lesser-known faceoff:... Read more
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The Courier Mail
My fights with Elvis and AliPalace as a greeter on $1000 a week, a lot of money in the 70s. Boxing is full
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Palace as a greeter on $1000 a week, a lot of money in the 70s. Boxing is full of horror stories. Of your opponents Joe Frazier's dead, Ron Lyle's dead, Greg Page, Sonny Liston, Vince Cervi all dead. Ali has been sick for years, Frank Bruno... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Natchez police chief: Department needs radios, carsJoyce Arceneaux-Mathis moved the request be handed over to the police committee
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 3 days ago
Joyce Arceneaux-Mathis moved the request be handed over to the police committee, headed by Ward 2 Alderman Billie Joe Frazier, who seconded the motion. The aldermen approved that motion unanimously, though Ward 5 Alderman Benjamin Davis... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Humiliation and the making of Jeff Hornfight in front of Bob Arum, the big-time promoter behind the 1975 "Thrilla in M
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
fight in front of Bob Arum, the big-time promoter behind the 1975 "Thrilla in Manilla" fight that brought Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier together for the third and final time. "I said to Jeff, 'You have one person to impress tonight and one person... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Natchez leaders OK dock grant applicationpresented a concept that showed the dock handling two large cruise vessels at t
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
presented a concept that showed the dock handling two large cruise vessels at the Sept. 26 meeting Ward 2 Alderman Billie Joe Frazier asked if Volkert verified the dock could be used during emergency situations, which McConnell and Johnston both... Read more
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Daily Mail
Muhammad Ali's second wife reveals how he was a sex addictwas in the Asian country preparing for the 'Thrilla in Manila,' the historic th
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
was in the Asian country preparing for the 'Thrilla in Manila,' the historic third and final heavyweight bout against Joe Frazier in 1975. When Ali complimented President Ferdinand Marcos for having a beautiful wife, Marcos replied: 'And so... Read more
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New York Post
Muhammad Ali was the Greatest in the ring — and in bed: authorand in fact condoned them, went home to America. Eight weeks later Ali went to
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
and in fact condoned them, went home to America. Eight weeks later Ali went to the Philippines to prepare for Joe Frazier and the Thrilla’ in Manila, and took Veronica with him leaving Belinda in the States. President Marcus and his... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Muhammad Ali was a sex addictand in fact condoned them, went home to America. Eight weeks later Ali went to
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 6 days ago
and in fact condoned them, went home to America. Eight weeks later Ali went to the Philippines to prepare for Joe Frazier and the Thrilla’ in Manila, and took Veronica with him leaving Belinda in the States. President Marcus and his... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Muhammad Ali was a sex addictand in fact condoned them, went home to America. Eight weeks later Ali went to
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
and in fact condoned them, went home to America. Eight weeks later Ali went to the Philippines to prepare for Joe Frazier and the Thrilla’ in Manila, and took Veronica with him leaving Belinda in the States. President Marcus and his... Read more
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News.com.au
Muhammad Ali was a sex addictand in fact condoned them, went home to America. Eight weeks later Ali went to
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
and in fact condoned them, went home to America. Eight weeks later Ali went to the Philippines to prepare for Joe Frazier and the Thrilla’ in Manila, and took Veronica with him leaving Belinda in the States. President Marcus and his... Read more
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Philboxing
NIETES-REVECO TITLE FIGHT MAY BE HELD ABROAD; CONLAN PREPARES FOR ANCAJAS; JUAREZ-TAPALES MATCH POSSIBLEgreatest chin in boxing history list. Chuvalo lost to Hall of Fame heavyweight
Philboxing / Posted 8 days ago
greatest chin in boxing history list. Chuvalo lost to Hall of Fame heavyweight champions Floyd Patterson, Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and George Foreman, but was remembered for his excellent fighting performances. He defeated the top heavyweight... Read more
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Philboxing
THRILLA ANIMOSITYcelebrating his life, a production entitled "Muhammad Ali, The Whole Story," wh
Philboxing / Posted 10 days ago
celebrating his life, a production entitled "Muhammad Ali, The Whole Story," when a man nearby said to him: I saw Joe Frazier in Philly last week." To which, Ali retorted: Joe Fraysha? You seen the the gorilla? From Manila?" During the... Read more
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Pendle Today
‘Mike Tyson is sat in my passenger seat making sheep noises’ - Kevin MareeHearns, Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Marco Antonio Barrera, Roy Jones Jr,
Pendle Today / Posted 11 days ago
Hearns, Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Marco Antonio Barrera, Roy Jones Jr, Barry McGuigan, Steve Collins, Carl Froch, Joe Frazier, Joe Calzaghe, Nigel Benn and Chris Eubank, with each world champion forming part of the shrine in his gym, but... Read more
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CBS News
"Ali" aims for a "real" portrait of the boxing legendanybody," Eig said. His reputation would take yet another turn. "I think the
CBS News / Posted 11 days ago
anybody," Eig said. His reputation would take yet another turn. "I think the big change comes in 1971, when he fights Joe Frazier -- the fight of the century, Madison Square Garden. He's been in exile. He was banned from boxing. He was the... Read more
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Philboxing
THRILLA IN MANILA: POST MORTEMIt was a good thing Joe Frazier�s trainer Eddie Futch kept his ward from coming
Philboxing / Posted 13 days ago
It was a good thing Joe Frazier�s trainer Eddie Futch kept his ward from coming out for the 15th and final round or �Smokin� Joe might have died in the ring. Or Muhammad Ali, who had successfully defended his world heavyweight title as a... Read more
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give me sport
Footage of George Foreman in training has re-emerged - his power is terrifyingat the 1968 Summer Olympics. He turned professional the following year, leadin
give me sport / Posted 13 days ago
at the 1968 Summer Olympics. He turned professional the following year, leading to a title victory over an undefeated Joe Frazier in 1973 meanwhile many fans will recall his historic clashes against Muhammad Ali. In case you are too young to... Read more
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The Manila Times
Thrilla in Manila aftermathbattered to his soul.” That was how Mark Kram, in his book Ghosts of Manila, a
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
battered to his soul.” That was how Mark Kram, in his book Ghosts of Manila, aptly described the end of the Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier trilogy dubbed as the “Super Fights I, II and III. Eight years later after the Thrilla, a grim sight in a small... Read more
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Philly.com
The Roots' Black Thought touts native Philly in marketing campaign to woo African Americansprint ads, part of the “With Love Philadelphia XOXO” campaign, feature messages
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
print ads, part of the “With Love Philadelphia XOXO” campaign, feature messages: “Every Moment is Monumental” (showing the Joe Frazier statue); “Culture and Couture? We got you,” and “We’ve got Murals for Miles.” Accompanying print ads, part of... Read more
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Breitbart
Former Champ George Foreman Challenges Steven Seagal to 10-Round Boxing Matchby other people in the martial arts community. The 68-year-old Foreman won the
Breitbart / Posted 14 days ago
by other people in the martial arts community. The 68-year-old Foreman won the world heavyweight title in 1973 beating Joe Frazier and again in 1994 after besting Michael Moorer in the ring. He also represented the U.S.A. at the 1968 Olympic... Read more
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KERA North Texas
New Muhammad Ali Biography Reveals A Flawed Rebel Who Loved AttentionBut calling out other black men — some people I talked to said they thought he
KERA North Texas / Posted 14 days ago
But calling out other black men — some people I talked to said they thought he had his own sense of inferiority. [Boxer] Joe Frazier was a tough kid who came up out of poverty. [Boxer] George Foreman grew up in the ghetto, dirt poor. Ali was... Read more
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The Manila Times
With the Thrilla in Manila over, what’s next?Muhammad Ali himself said, “We went to Manila as champions, Joe and me, and we
The Manila Times / Posted 16 days ago
Muhammad Ali himself said, “We went to Manila as champions, Joe and me, and we came back as old men.” It was a good thing Joe Frazier’s trainer Eddie Futch kept his ward from coming out for the 15th and final round or “Smo­kin” Joe might have died... Read more
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give me sport
Anthony Joshua reveals what will make or break his boxing legacyto beat me, but he ends up putting up one hell of a fight, that takes his stock
give me sport / Posted 16 days ago
to beat me, but he ends up putting up one hell of a fight, that takes his stock up and it creates that type of Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier rivalry, that trilogy. "You have to remember Frazier, Ali, Foreman were gold medalists, they were all peak level... Read more
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metro
Joshua unconcerned with lack of competition: I make every fight a big fightcompetitiveness, but Joshua is not concerned. ‘If I fight Daniel Dubois tomorr
metro / Posted 17 days ago
competitiveness, but Joshua is not concerned. ‘If I fight Daniel Dubois tomorrow it will be a big fight, if I fight Joe Joyce tomorrow it will be a big fight,’ Joshua said recently. ‘That’s the way the division is rocking at the moment, I... Read more
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The Manila Times
The drama that was the ‘Thrilla in Manila’The title-defending Muhammad Ali and his challenger ‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier arrive
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
The title-defending Muhammad Ali and his challenger ‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier arrived separately on elegant black Mercedes that crossed the almost empty Metro Manila streets (like in this days every time our own Manny Pacquiao fights) from their... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Joshua: Legacy will depend on opponentsto beat me, but he ends up putting up one hell of a fight, that takes his stock
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 18 days ago
to beat me, but he ends up putting up one hell of a fight, that takes his stock up and it creates that type of Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier rivalry, that trilogy. "You have to remember Frazier, Ali, Foreman were gold medalists, they were all peak level... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
October 1Cosmos and the second half for Santos. He retired with 1,281 goals in 1,363 gam
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
Cosmos and the second half for Santos. He retired with 1,281 goals in 1,363 games. [ + - ] 1975: Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in a boxing match in Manila, Philippines, that is known as "The Thrilla in Manila." While the fight started at... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Oct. 1)The Ellice Islands split from Gilbert Islands and take the name Tuvalu. 1975 –
The Inyo Register / Posted 18 days ago
The Ellice Islands split from Gilbert Islands and take the name Tuvalu. 1975 – Thrilla in Manila: Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in a boxing match in Manila, Philippines. 1975 – Al Jackson, Jr. (Booker T. & the M.G.'s), was shot fatally five... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Officers working for clubs debatedgiving his stance, Armstrong said he would support whatever the board decides “
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 18 days ago
giving his stance, Armstrong said he would support whatever the board decides “100 percent.” Ward 2 Alderman Billie Joe Frazier said he wanted to uphold the decision the board made last month, and the issue was left at that. Adams County... Read more
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Bleacher Report
College Football Is at Its Best with Alabama and Clemson This Dominantstretch in college football. Alabama and Clemson are close to slugging it out l
Bleacher Report / Posted 18 days ago
stretch in college football. Alabama and Clemson are close to slugging it out like this sport's version of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors. Perhaps that... Read more
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The Manila Times
Frazier ready to forgive AliSaying he couldn’t live a life hating a man forever, Joe Frazier said he would
The Manila Times / Posted 18 days ago
Saying he couldn’t live a life hating a man forever, Joe Frazier said he would forgive archenemy Muhammad Ali for all the invectives and insults the world heavyweight has been hurling at him for five years. Speaking with this writer inside his suite... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Provocative biography opens door on Ali's lifein big fights and outlasting potent opponents, "and it was obviously incredibly
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 18 days ago
in big fights and outlasting potent opponents, "and it was obviously incredibly dangerous."Muhammad Ali, shown here against Joe Frazier in the "Thrilla in Manila," absorbed "an obscene amount of punishment" in big fights and sparring sessions, says... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
City to pursue grant for riverboat dock at Roth Hillfederal infrastructure programs that I believe … this fits the mold really well
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 19 days ago
federal infrastructure programs that I believe … this fits the mold really well for,” Dickson said. Ward 2 Alderman Billie Joe Frazier asked if the port could accommodate any more than just the two large cruise vessels in case of an... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
October 1Cosmos and the second half for Santos. He retired with 1,281 goals in 1,363 gam
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 19 days ago
Cosmos and the second half for Santos. He retired with 1,281 goals in 1,363 games. [ + - ] 1975: Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in a boxing match in Manila, Philippines, that is known as "The Thrilla in Manila." While the fight started at... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ali-Frazier thrash talk continuesJust as when everybody believed the trash talks between the camps of Muhammad A
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
Just as when everybody believed the trash talks between the camps of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier would finally end as their October 1 world heavyweight championship fight 42 years called “Thrilla in Manila” neared, the contrary happened. Two days... Read more
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Philly.com
Daniel Tiger new to the Please Touch neighborhoodhas its headquarters there. A life-size statue of the late Rogers sits outside
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
has its headquarters there. A life-size statue of the late Rogers sits outside Heinz Field. Mister Rogers is Pittsburgh’s Joe Frazier. Or Rocky. Or something. “Daniel Tiger” is the third Mister Rogers-inspired exhibit produced by Children’s... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
City to negotiate with Magnolia Medical Foundation for senior living apartments at old General Hospitalbut it’s not an illegal proposal and it’s not an invalid proposal.” In respons
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 22 days ago
but it’s not an illegal proposal and it’s not an invalid proposal.” In response to the concerns, Ward 2 Alderman Billie Joe Frazier noted the clause that stipulated the property would be returned to the city if Magnolia Medical failed to adhere... Read more
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The Natchez Democrat
Go-cup zone on go after aldermen vote to approve ordinanceboard approved both requests unanimously, though Ward 1 Alderwoman Joyce Arcene
The Natchez Democrat / Posted 22 days ago
board approved both requests unanimously, though Ward 1 Alderwoman Joyce Arceneaux-Mathis and Ward 2 Alderman Billie Joe Frazier abstained. Neither alderperson provided reasoning for their abstention. At first, Natchez Mayor Darryl Grennell... Read more
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Slate
Black Athletes Are Only Loved When They Are Harmlessmore support when he returned to the ring, clearly diminished as a fighter, and
Slate / Posted 22 days ago
more support when he returned to the ring, clearly diminished as a fighter, and lost in a brilliant and brutal bout with Joe Frazier in 1971. He fought Frazier a second time and won. He regained his championship. He stopped talking quite so much... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Good Blacks, Bad Blacks: From Washington and DuBois to Morgan Freeman and Colin Kaepernickpeasants in Vietnam, he became a "bad Negro." White America preferred non-milit
Op-Ed News / Posted 22 days ago
peasants in Vietnam, he became a "bad Negro." White America preferred non-militant Black fighters like Floyd Paterson and Joe Frazier to the magnificent Black Nationalist Muhammad Ali. The great Black Cleveland Browns running back Jim Brown was a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Muhammad Ali shows why brain disease won't keep football players off the fieldAli's ringside doctor, told me he detected signs of brain injury in Ali as earl
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Ali's ringside doctor, told me he detected signs of brain injury in Ali as early as 1971, after Ali's epic fight with Joe Frazier. Did Pacheco tell Ali he was risking further damage? "Yes, I told him," the doctor said, his voice rising in... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ali-Frazier III: More than fight“Mirage,” “Russian Rank,” “Gorilla.” On October 1, 1975, Ali put his heavyweigh
The Manila Times / Posted 22 days ago
“Mirage,” “Russian Rank,” “Gorilla.” On October 1, 1975, Ali put his heavyweight belt on the line against old nemesis Joe Frazier, whom he tried to disarm by calling the challenger “Gorilla,” In his stunning title win over Foreman on October... Read more
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The Manila Times
3 Filipina beauties acted as round girls in Thrilla in ManilaTwelve days into the Muham­mad Ali-Joe Frazier October 1 Thrilla in Manila clas
The Manila Times / Posted 23 days ago
Twelve days into the Muham­mad Ali-Joe Frazier October 1 Thrilla in Manila classic encounter, local organizers had pronounced that the host premier city of the country was ready to stage the 12-round fight as scheduled. Trainers of both the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
The Sun Remembers: Sept. 24-30Sun Bowl, 42-0. Sept. 24, 1971: At the Baltimore City Fair, a crowd of 15,000
Baltimore Sun / Posted 24 days ago
Sun Bowl, 42-0. Sept. 24, 1971: At the Baltimore City Fair, a crowd of 15,000 jams Hopkins Plaza to hear a free concert by Joe Frazier and the Knockouts, featuring the world heavyweight boxing champion. Sept. 24, 1960: Joe Bellino rushes for two... Read more
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Island Packet
Lady’s Island driver held at gunpoint before suspect takes over driving, crasheswith deputies, the man was not accurately able to recall where the stop sign wa
Island Packet / Posted 24 days ago
with deputies, the man was not accurately able to recall where the stop sign was, but thought it might be in the area of Joe Frazier Road. The intruder was described in the report as a black male in his 20s with short dreads and no facial hair... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ali, Frazier sample Philippine countrysideWhat Roxas Blvd. strip looked like in early 70s. It wasn’t all works for Muham
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
What Roxas Blvd. strip looked like in early 70s. It wasn’t all works for Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier in their fortnight stay in Manila prior to their historic Thrilla In Manila world heavyweight championship encounter October 1, 1975 at the Araneta... Read more
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SecondsOut.com
Valdez and Ramirez Press Conference Transcriptvery second of every minute of every round. I had a strong belief in myself to
SecondsOut.com / Posted 27 days ago
very second of every minute of every round. I had a strong belief in myself to get this kid out. Like Muhammad Ali said to Joe Frazier “you will fall, God said you will fall,’ and Joe said, “Well God ain’t here today.” That’s the belief I had in... Read more
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SecondsOut.com
Valdez Vs Ramirez Press Conference Transcriptvery second of every minute of every round. I had a strong belief in myself to
SecondsOut.com / Posted 27 days ago
very second of every minute of every round. I had a strong belief in myself to get this kid out. Like Muhammad Ali said to Joe Frazier “you will fall, God said you will fall,’ and Joe said, “Well God ain’t here today.” That’s the belief I had in... Read more
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The Manila Times
Media covering Thrilla couldn’t have asked for moreof the three of four press centers that catered to the needs of journalists cov
The Manila Times / Posted 27 days ago
of the three of four press centers that catered to the needs of journalists covering the final episode of the Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier trilogy called “Thrilla In Manila” and “Super Fight III. The morning after they flew in, foreign newsmen joined... Read more
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Island Packet
Cam Newton’s nicknames for Panthers teammates: A running guideShort: KK (The public also uses this one.) Defensive end Julius Peppers: Frazi
Island Packet / Posted 27 days ago
Short: KK (The public also uses this one.) Defensive end Julius Peppers: Frazier (After hard-hitting boxing heavyweight Joe Frazier.) Defensive tackle Star Lotulelei: Starlito Defensive end Mario Addison: Super Mario Safety Kurt Coleman:... Read more
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