The boxing world has been hit with a blow harder than any right hook. Recently, former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier found out that he has liver cancer. Frazier's manager, Leslie Wolff, revealed to CNN that Frazier made the discovery "four or five weeks ago." And unfortunately, the news doesn't get any better. It seems that the 67-year-old boxer has entered a hospice in Philadelphia where he will spend the remainder of his life.

While the outlook is grim, Frazier's camp is exploring every option in an effort to save him from his debilitating sickness. If you're unfamiliar with Smokin' Joe's career, get familiar, beginning with a look at his intense and bitter rivalry with Muhammad Ali.

[via ESPN]

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