Round 1- Frazier wades in early and Quarry is counter punching real well. Quarry is boxing a bit to start the fight, Quarry is landing real well early. Frazier still coming in, Frazier lands a big left hook to end the round. Quarry's Round- 10-9
Round 2- Frazier stalking Quarry and landing huge hooks to the body. Quarry boxing well, but still being caught by big hooks. Now they are trading wildly and Quarry is cut over his right eye, a familiar problem. Frazier looking good. Frazier's Round- 10-9 (19-19) Even
Round 3- Frazier still moving forward and bombing and
landing with good shots. Frazier starting to land a little more effectively.
They are fighting inside, a lot of action in this round. Frazier
has Quarry a little staggered at the end of the third with a variety of
hooks and body shots.
Frazier's Round- 10-9 (29-28) Frazier
Round 4- Frazier still pressing
the action, Quarry trying to box him from the outside. Quarry is real puffy
under both eyes. Quarry gets hit with a left,
he's being battered against the ropes. Quarry smashed with a beautiful
left hook, how does he still stand? With seconds left in the round a hard
left to the body of Quarry. QUARRY GOES DOWN TO THE CANVAS. He rises at
6 in obvious pain.
Frazier's Round- 10-8 (39-36) Frazier
Round 5- Frazier
trying to finish him. He's stalking forward, the crowd is roaring. Jabs
and rights are landing, every shot is landing for Frazier. Joe Louis the
referee is stepping in, the fight is over. Smokin Joe is victorious with
a beautiful display of punching fireworks.Frazier-TKO
Joe Frazier just went through what ever damage Jerry could dish out and eventually wore Quarry down with an assortment of left hooks and vicious body shots. Quarry was just not able to get started in this fight, and went back to brawling at the first sign of trouble. Jerry Quarry could box, but usually chose to slug it out and that wouldn't work against Frazier. Joe Frazier was in line for another title shot and would get it against Muhammad Ali in a place called Manilla in the Philippines. Jerry Quarry was near the end of his career and would lose to Ken Norton soon after this fight.