News: Boxing Legend Passes, Jadakiss, J. Cole, Floyd Mayweather & More React
Tuesday, Nov 8, 2011 12:00AM
The boxing world lost a renowned former champion in 67 year-old Joe Frazier who passed away Monday (November 7) from cancer resulting in a streamline of hip-hop reactions.
The LOX's Jadakiss took to his Twitter page to pay homage.
"One Love! #smoking JOE," he tweeted November 7th. (Jadakiss' Twitter)
Roc Nation protege J. Cole also used the social networking platform to give his respect to Frazier's memory.
"Up goes Frazier.. RIP," J. Cole tweeted November 7th. (J. Cole's Twitter)
Rap veteran Chuck D reflected on Frazier and what the ex-boxer's death meant to him.
"R.I.P. Smokin Joe Frazier."
"Always wanted to meet JoeFrazier,never did.Which makes me appreciate more doing positive work wit another of my heroes Mr KareemAbdulJabbar" (Chuck D's Twitter)
Undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. paid his respect to the Frazier family.
"RIP Smokin Joe. My thoughts and prayers go out to to the Frazier family. We lost an all time great tonight.," Mayweather tweeted.
"My Condolences go out to the family of the late great Joe Frazier. #TheMoneyTeam will pay for his Funeral services." (Floyd Mayweather, Jr.'s Twitter)
Frazier passed away at the age of 67 from liver cancer.
Joe Frazier, a tough, underrated heavyweight boxer from Philadelphia and one of the sport's fiercest competitors who spent a lifetime playing second fiddle to his nemesis, Muhammad Ali, died Monday night from liver cancer. Frazier was 67. Frazier was diagnosed with cancer in late September, said his personal and business manager, Leslie Wolff. He had made several personal appearances since then. (USA Today)