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Foreman Smokes Frazier

Updated: October 13, 2006, 8:53 AM ET
By Kris Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Signature Fight Jan. 22, 1973 - It was the battle of unbeaten heavyweights. In one corner there was the challenger, George Foreman (1968 Olympic champ), at 6-foot-3 and 217 pounds. In the other corner was the champ, Joe Frazier (1964 Olympic champ), standing 5-foot-11 and weighing 214 pounds.

Foreman, a 3-1 underdog, was nervous. He hoped that Frazier -- the only fighter Foreman says he ever feared -- wouldn't look down to see his shaking knees. But once the bell rang in Kingston, Jamaica, ...

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