Frazier v Ali: fisticuffs in Fairmount Park
Joseph William Frazier was a professional boxer who competed from 1965 to 1981. Frazier was based out of Philadelphia and developed a reputation for his strength, durability, and relentless pressure fighting style. He reigned as the undisputed heavyweight champion from 1970 to 1973, and was the first boxer to beat Muhammad Ali. So for our first episode of 2021 we’re gonna square up with the legend of Smokin’ Joe.