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Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Joe Frazier's daughter Jacqui Frazier, left, and niece Dannette Frazier, right, hug during a memorial service for the former heavyweight boxing champion at the Bethesda Christian Fellowship Temple, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 in St. Helena Island, S.C. Frazier died earlier this month from liver cancer. He was 67.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Joe Frazier's family and friends gather during a memorial service for the former heavyweight champion at the Bethesda Christian Fellowship Temple, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 in St. Helena Island, S.C. Frazier died earlier this month from liver cancer. He was 67.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Joe Frazier's daughter Jacqui Frazier, right, and niece Dannette Frazier, left, celebrate his life with family and friends at a memorial service for the former heavyweight champion at the Bethesda Christian Fellowship Temple, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 in St. Helena Island, S.C. Frazier died earlier this month from liver cancer. He was 67.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Harvey Graham III places a photo of Joe Frazier among the wreaths before a memorial service for the former heavyweight boxingchampion at the Bethesda Christian Fellowship Temple, Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 in St. Helena Island, S.C. Frazier died earlier this month from liver cancer. He was 67.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Boxing promoter Don King speaks to the media after attending a memorial service for boxing legend Joe Frazier at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in Philadelphia.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
The hearse of boxer Joe Frazier sits at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church during his funeral in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 2011.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
A mourner wears a photograph of boxing great Joe Frazier on his hat as he arrives at Frazier's funeral at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 2011.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
A mourner holds a photograph of boxing greats Muhammad Ali (L) and Joe Frazier as he leaves Frazier's funeral at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 2011.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Renae Frazier-Martin (R) is embraced by an unidentified man as she leaves her father's funeral at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 2011.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Marvis Frazier (L) son of boxer Joe Frazier leaves his father's funeral at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 2011.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Fight promoter Don King makes remarks as he leaves the funeral of boxer Joe Frazier at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 2011.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to the media before a memorial service for former heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in Philadelphia.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Reverend Jesse Jackson reacts as he arrives at the funeral for boxer Joe Frazier at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 2011.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Boxing great Muhammad Ali arrives at the funeral of boxer Joe Frazier at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 2011.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Boxing great Muhammad Ali is assisted as he enters the funeral for boxer Joe Frazier at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 2011.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
A vendor sells Joe Frazier t-shirts at the funeral for the boxer near the Enon Tabernacle Baptist church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 14, 2011.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Friend Carole D. Morgan pauses during a service to pay respects to boxing great Joe Frazier who lies in repose at the Wells Fargo Center, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in Philadelphia.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
A visitor pays his respects to boxing great Joe Frazier as he lies in repose at the Wells Fargo Center Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Philadelphia.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Visitors pay their respects to boxing great Joe Frazier as he lies in repose at the Wells Fargo Center Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, in Philadelphia.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
In this Feb. 3, 1970, file photo, Joe Frazier pauses after a workout at New Yorkís Madison Square Garden. Frazier, the former heavyweight champion who handed Muhammad Ali his first defeat yet had to live forever in his shadow, has died after a brief final fight with liver cancer. He was 67. The family issued a release confirming the boxer's death on Monday night, Nov. 7, 2011.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
In this March 8, 1971, file photo, boxer Joe Frazier, left, hits Muhammad Ali during the 15th round of their heavyweight title fight at New York's Madison Square Garden.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
In this Oct. 1, 1975, file photo, heavyweight boxer Joe Frazier grimaces after Muhammad Ali, left, landed a blow to Frazier's head during their boxing bout in Manila, the Philippines. Ali won the fight after Frazier's manager stopped the fight in the 14th round. Frazier, the former heavyweight champion who handed Ali his first defeat yet had to live forever in Ali's shadow.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
In this file photo taken Jan. 22, 1972, defending WBA champion Joe Frazier, left, and challenger George Foreman have a close look at each other as they meet during the weigh-in moments before their world heavyweight boxing title bout at National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
In this Oct. 1, 1975 file photo, a swollen right eye is apparent on Joe Frazier’s face as he is almost covered over by a towel in Manila, Philippines after losing by TKO in the 14th round to heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali at the Coliseum. Frazier, the former heavyweight champion who handed Muhammad Ali his first defeat yet had to live forever in Ali's shadow.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
In this March 15, 1967, file photo, Joe Frazier, right, a heavyweight boxer and a contender for champion Muhammad Ali's (Cassius Clay) title, is kidded by Clay at the champion's training quarters at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
In this file photo taken Nov. 22, 1970, heavyweight champion Joe Frazier and his family pose for a family portrait after he returns from a successful defense of his boxing title in Philadelphia. While his wife Florence tries to make their youngest, Natasha, 12 weeks, Joe holds Jo-Netta. Standing behind them, from left, are Jaquelyn, 9, Marvis, 10, and Weatha, 7.
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
Smokin' Joe Frazier 1944-2011
In this April 2, 2009, file photo, Joe Frazier poses for a portrait in New York. The former heavyweight champion has died after a brief final fight with liver cancer. He was 67. The family issued a release confirming the boxer's death on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011.