• News Feeds
Page last updated at 09:13 GMT, Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Sir Michael Parkinson on Joe Frazier

Heavyweight boxer Joe Frazier, who has died at the age of 67, was the one man who frightened Muhammad Ali, Sir Michael Parkinson has said.

Speaking on the Today programme, Sir Michael recounted being hit by Frazier while recording a pre-fight television interview.

"I had bells ringing in my head for about a week afterwards," he said.

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.

Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific