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Foreman Smokes Frazier in two rounds

Updated: January 16, 2002, 9:54 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Jan. 22, 1973

It's a battle of unbeaten heavyweights, both of whom won Olympic gold medals. In one corner there's the champ, Joe Frazier (1964 Olympic champ), standing 5-foot-11 and weighing 214 pounds. In the other corner there's George Foreman (1968), at 6-foot-3 and 217 1/2 pounds. Frazier is the 3-1 favorite.

Surprisingly, the bout in Kingston, Jamaica, lasts less than five minutes. More surprisingly, it's Foreman who's dishing out all the punishment, as he pounds away ...

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