UPDATE: Joe Frazier, former heavyweight boxing champ, dies of cancer at 67
Published 11/08/2011, AP Sports Writers
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Joe Frazier, who died Monday night after a brief battle with liver cancer at the age of 67, will forever be linked to Muhammad Ali thanks to three now-legendary ring battles. But no one in boxing would ever dream of anointing Ali as The Greatest unless he, too, was linked to Smokin' Joe.