Joe Frazier

1944 - 2011

Joe Frazier

Joseph William Frazier (January 12, 1944 – November 7, 2011), nicknamed "Smokin' Joe", was an American professional boxer who competed from 1965 to 1981. He reigned as the undisputed heavyweight champion from 1970 to 1973, and as an amateur won a gold medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics. Frazier was known for his strength, durability, formidable punching power, and relentless pressure fighting style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Frazier has received more than 5,294,092 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3rd most popular boxer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 5.3M

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  • 65.82

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  • 59

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among boxers, Joe Frazier ranks 3 out of 186Before him are Muhammad Ali and Rocky Marciano. After him are Mike Tyson, Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, Floyd Mayweather Jr., James J. Braddock, Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta, George Foreman, and László Papp.

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Among people born in 1944, Joe Frazier ranks 16Before him are Joe Cocker, Miloš Zeman, Jimmy Page, Ernő Rubik, Alexander Van der Bellen, and Geraldine Chaplin. After him are Carlos Alberto Torres, Rem Koolhaas, Danny Trejo, Ronnie Peterson, Robert Kardashian, and Ibrahim Rugova. Among people deceased in 2011, Joe Frazier ranks 18Before him are Svetlana Alliluyeva, Sócrates, Ramiz Alia, Ágota Kristóf, Simon van der Meer, and Willard Boyle. After him are Annie Girardot, Dennis Ritchie, Necmettin Erbakan, Gary Moore, Burhanuddin Rabbani, and Flórián Albert.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Frazier ranks 450 out of 12,171Before him are Melvin Calvin (1911), Paul Walker (1973), Ted Kennedy (1932), Ted Kaczynski (1942), Glenn Close (1947), and Mickey Rourke (1952). After him are Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), Joseph Stiglitz (1943), Ernest Borgnine (1917), Kathy Bates (1948), George Westinghouse (1846), and Richard Widmark (1914).

Among BOXERS In United States

Among boxers born in United States, Joe Frazier ranks 3Before him are Muhammad Ali (1942) and Rocky Marciano (1923). After him are Mike Tyson (1966), Joe Louis (1914), Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1977), James J. Braddock (1905), Sugar Ray Robinson (1921), Jake LaMotta (1922), George Foreman (1949), Jack Dempsey (1895), and Floyd Patterson (1935).