Joe Frazier, who last night became the undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion, said in New York he was willing to fight Muhammad Ali again.
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REPORTER: "How about the rematch Joe?"
FRAZIER: "Anytime. Anytime, though I don't think he'll want one right away though."
FRAZIER: "It doesn't mean that I'm disputed. I thought I was the world champ. I've fought everybody they've put in front of me now. And I've beaten them."
FRAZIER: "He was in good shape. He underestimated me. He thought I was a slow, flatfooted that I couldn't move, I couldn't do nothing. He kept talking to me 'I'm going to kill you'. I said 'Yeah?
REPORTER: "You said that?"
FRAZIER: "Well we are talking. You know what I mean."
PRESS CONFERENCE: FRAZIER ENTERS ROOM AND ANSWERS QUESTIONS.
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Background: Joe Frazier, who last night became the undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion, said in New York he was willing to fight Muhammad Ali again. Frazier was speaking only moments after beating Ali... or Cassius Clay as he's better known... in hard fought battle which went the full fifteen rounds.
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