Frazier in critical condition - manager

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier is in hospice care with liver cancer.

In 1971 the 67-year-old became the first man to beat Muhammad Ali.

His manager, Leslie Wolff, told BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast that Smokin' Joe was diagnosed with cancer several weeks ago.

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