Smokin' Joe Frazier is considered one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. This film brings to life his remarkable story, including intimate interviews with Frazier shortly before his death in November 2011. Born in poverty in the rural South, he moved to Philadelphia and trained as an amateur boxer. After winning the Olympic Gold, he turned pro and became a huge star. His matches with Muhammad Ali and George Foreman were billed as the greatest matches of the 20th century.