Muhammad Ali: “I’m Pulling” For Frazier

Source: AP / CBS News

Muhammad Ali is pulling for a former boxing foe who is currently fighting cancer.
The boxing icon issued a statement to CBS News following reports that former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier, 67, has liver cancer and is under hospice care.

Frazier was diagnosed four or five weeks ago, Frazier’s personal and business manager Leslie Wolff told The Associated Press Saturday. Wolff said doctors have not yet told Frazier how long he has to live.

In a statement today Ali said, “The news about Joe is hard to believe and even harder to accept. Joe is a fighter and a champion and I am praying he is fighting now.

“My family and I are keeping Joe and his family in our daily prayers. Joe has a lot of friends pulling for him, and I’m one of them. ”

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