Boxing Legend Joe Frazier has died of Liver Cancer (UPDATE 11/7/11)

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Rex, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. Rex

    Rex Well-Known Member

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    Sources in Philly say that it is terminal...

    He may have lacked Ali's charisma and good looks, but he will always be known as one of the boxers who beat him...I know that he's had financial troubles recently too....some of his business ventures went belly-up. So sad.
    Very few people survive cancer of the liver :fragile:.
  2. paskatefan

    paskatefan Well-Known Member

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    This is beyond sad. :eek: :(
  3. Rex

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    I know...I still can't believe it. And he is a very nice person, always friendly to fans, and has always appreciated being remembered.
  4. Satellitegirl

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    Yeah, very sad. Hope the rest of his time is restful and peaceful.
  5. Vash01

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    One can't escape suffering in life. It's just different for each person....... Sad for him....it must always be tough to deal with it when it happens.
  6. skatemommy

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    Too bad this wasn't discovered earlier. Liver cancer is very hard to detect. There are some experimental therapies that are working. God bless hospice care workers and Joe.
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  8. myhoneyhoney

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    just read it on USA Today. R.I.P Mr. Frazier
  9. topaz

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    An iconic figure in sports. Ali treated Frazier so badly for a while. Many don't know after Ali was stripped of his license to box, Frazier helped Ali out financially.
  10. Vash01

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    This morning I read the news on this board, and tonight I watched the news on espn. That was very fast. Probably it was not detected early, or may be this is one of those cancers that are hard to detect.

    R.I.P. Joe Frazier.
  11. Buzz

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    Gone too soon. Rest in peace.
  12. soxxy

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    RIP Joe Frazier.
  13. Rex

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    Wow, topaz, I didn't know that. That wasn't even in the movie bio of him.
  14. Kasey

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    Poor guy :( Rough life, rough death. I hope that whatever is on the next plane for him is something his class and integrity deserves. RIP Mr. Frazier.
  15. NeilJLeonard

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    RIP "Smokin' Joe". Too bad you could never make big-mouth shut up....;)

    NJL
  16. AragornElessar

    AragornElessar New Member

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    Just learned about this on the 6pm News. Very fast, but Liver Cancer is one of the hardest to diagnoise and also one of fastest kinds as well. :(

    May he rest in peace. :(