If you were lucky enough to watch the first fight between heavyweight champion Joe Frazier and former champ Muhammad Ali on March 8th, 1971, it was either in person at Madison Square Garden among the celebrities and people willing to pay big money, or on closed-circuit broadcasts in movie theaters
Philadelphia - - The memory of Smokin’ Joe Frazier is alive and well thanks to Weatta Frazier Collins, the rest of the Frazier family and their foundation. On www.thelegacyexists.com they have a mantra that I heard more than a few times on this night, “Within you there is a fighter”,
Philadelphia - - Doreen Taylor had a video release event at the beautiful Main Line Art Center in Philadelphia on the same day of the fabled, “Fight of the Century” that took place between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali on March 8, 1971.
Frazier won that fight with a 15-round unanimous