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Frazier, who gave the boxing world the “Thrilla in Manila,” and many other classic memories, is deathly ill with advanced liver cancer.
“He’s in serious shape, we’re looking for a miracle,” a source close to the former heavyweight champ told The New York Post. “They’re only giving him a short time to live. We need to have as many people as possible praying for Joe right now.”
Like father, like daughter. In 1999, at the age of 21, Laila Ali made her boxing debut, following in the footsteps of her father, legendary fighter Muhammad Ali. By 2006 she had fought more than 20 professional bouts without suffering a single defeat. More recently, she had the chance to show her softer side, as a competitor on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. A former co-host of the series American Gladiators and a correspondent for The Early Show on CBS, she is a widely recognized health and fitness expert, a motivational author and speaker, and a corporate spokesperson for the likes of Subway and Adidas. Read the rest of this entry