Wally's Photo Album: Me and Smokin' Joe

November, 9, 2011
11/09/11
4:59
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Courtesy of Wallace Matthews
This was taken in June 2010 at the annual Boxing Writers Association of America Awards dinner in Manhattan. I had the honor of accompanying Frazier to the dais to present the Fighter of the Year award for 2009 to Manny Pacquiao. It would be the last time I ever saw or spoke to Frazier.



Wallace Matthews has covered New York sports since 1983 as a reporter, columnist, radio host and TV commentator. He covers the Yankees for ESPNNewYork.com after working for Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Sun and ESPN New York 98.7 FM.
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