A Tribute to a Heavyweight Champion
In 1998, Kenner under the Timeless Legends, Starting Lineup series created the Ali vs Frazier action figure set. "The boxing ring was their battleground for three fights and more than 40 rounds in a span of 4 1/2 years". Frazier was called "Smokin Joe" and he was the brawler, soft-spoken and humble.
March 8, 1971 at Madison Square Garden it was "billed as the "Fight of the Century" It was the first time in history of boxing that two undefeated heavyweight champions were meeting for the championship of the world. Anticipation and excitement were everywhere as this was history in the making. In an unforgettable match, Frazier knocked down Ali in the 15th and final round winning the decision and the crown."