|Frazier served Ali his first Heavyweight defeat.|
Frazier had a brilliant career but is best known in the boxing world for his trilogy of fights against Ali. I remember watching these fights as a young boy with my Great-Grandfather (who fought a dozen professional matches under the name 'Tiger Smith') who loved all things boxing. My passion for the sport (such as it is now-adays) began in that small, farm-house sitting room and was flamed by stars such as Joe Frazier and his exciting matches against Ali. Frazier passed away yesterday.