Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Joe Frazier R.I.P.

Joseph William "Joe" Frazier (January 12, 1944 – November 7, 2011), also known as Smokin' Joe, was an Olympic and Undisputed World Heavyweight boxing champion, whose professional career lasted from 1965 to 1976, with a one-fight comeback in 1981.

 My son in-laws father Dave Zyglewicz fought smoking Joe
1969-04-22 : Joe Frazier 204½lbs beat Dave Zyglewicz 190½lbs by KO in round 1 of 15

Location: Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USA

Referee: Jimmy Webb
NYSAC World Heavyweight Title
This bout was also recognized as being for the World Heavyweight Title by Texas as well by IL, PA, ME, and MA.

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