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Frazier sues casino over use of his image

Updated: February 5, 2002, 10:52 AM ET
Associated Press

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Joe Frazier is suing the Oneida Indian Nation for $16 million, claiming the tribe's Turning Stone Casino used his image without permission to promote his daughter's fight against Muhammad Ali's daughter last year.

The lawsuit claims Frazier has never allowed anyone to use his likeness to promote commercial gambling and that the casino and tribe "knowingly, intentionally, maliciously and unjustly profited from their improper commercial advertising."

"He was outraged ...

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