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Joe Frazier Dies: Sports World Reacts To Smokin' Joe's Passing On Twitter

Joe Frazier Dead

First Posted: 11/08/11 08:38 AM ET Updated: 11/08/11 08:38 AM ET

The sports world lost a legend on Monday night as former heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier succumbed in his battle with liver cancer. Frazier passed away at the age of 67.

Leslie Wolff, Frazier's personal and business manager, revealed over the weekend that he had been diagnosed in late September and was currently in hospice care. His condition deteoirated and Frazier passed away on Monday. Fans -- and even former foes like Muhammad Ali -- have come forward to pay their respects to a champion and offer prayers for his friends and family.


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