Frazier fact file 1944: Born January 12 in Beaufort, South Carolina. 1964: Wins Olympic gold medal in Tokyo, beating German Hans Huber in the final (right). 1965: Turns professional. 1968: Beats Buster Mathis to win the New York State world title.
1970: Defeats Jimmy Ellis to win the WBA belt. 1971: Beats Ali in the "Fight of the Century". 1973: Loses his title in a brutal defeat to George Foreman. 1976: Retires after second defeat to Foreman, with a record of 32 wins and 27 KOs from 36 fights. 1990: Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. 2011: Dies aged 67 after battle with liver cancer.