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Thrilla in Manila

A Reporter Remembers Muhammad Ali And The 'Thrilla In Manila' | Posted 06.18.2016 | Fifty

Frazier was serious and determined. Ali was in a world of his own creation, basking in the joy of being Muhammad Ali. Nothing could illustrate this more clearly than a reception held at Malacanang Palace by President Ferdinand Marcos and his wife Imelda, she of the many mukluks.

James Brown and Wilson Pickett in a Cold Sweat

Francis Levy | Posted 08.20.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

James Brown once performed "Cold Sweat" with Wilson Pickett also known as the Wicked Pickett.

5 Things Rocky Left out: The True Story of Smokin' Joe Frazier

Hannah McWilliams | Posted 06.09.2015 | Sports
Hannah McWilliams

Of those who do know of Frazier's connection to the character, only a small subset is familiar with the more intimate details of his life and career not depicted on camera.

Childhood Heroes, Part 2, Cassius Clay aka Muhammad Ali

Eric Trules | Posted 10.06.2014 | Sports
Eric Trules

Childhood heroes never die though. They last forever. And for me and The Reaper... Muhammad Ali, nee Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky... will always and forever be... the one and only.... eternally... "The Greatest."

Romney Wins First Round of Three Debate Heavyweight Championship Battle

Howard Barbanel | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics
Howard Barbanel

The clear underdog going into Wednesday night's match-up was Mitt Romney. What ensued was a desperate Romney furiously punching to get himself out of the corner if not off the mat.

Live from Radio City - Carville vs. Rove - Thrilla in Manila in Midtown

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jack Hidary

The fists were flying tonight at Radio City Music Hall in New York City as James "the Ragin' Cajun" Carville and Karl "I serve as Bush's brain" Rove battled each other in front of a crowd of thousands.

Third Screen: Joe Frazier on How To Be A Man

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vickie Karp

Joe Frazier's story has never been told. Still a dashing figure -- I found him much more at peace with life than the documentary may lead you to believe.

HBO Still the Undisputed Documentary Champ: Thrilla in Manila a Hit

Michael Shrage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Shrage

Thrilla in Manila looks at the famous Muhammad Ali/Joe Frazier rivalry from Frazier's perspective in a transparent representation of the fighter's tumultuous relationship with his better known rival.