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George Foreman's Greatest Fights: Foreman-Frazier

Updated: July 26, 2006, 5:49 PM ET
By Bert Randolph Sugar | Boxing Historian

George Foreman vs. Joe Frazier January 22, 1973 -- National Stadium, Kingston, Jamaica

A funny thing happened to Joe Frazier on his way to a multimillion-dollar return bout with Muhammad Ali. He met George Foreman in a match called "The Sundown Showdown." And, in a blowout as elementary as any since Jack Dempsey had annihilated Jess Willard a half-century earlier, the young challenger dissembled "Smokin' Joe" into smaller pieces in just 275 seconds.

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