On This Date 1/22/1973
George Foreman stuns Joe Frazier to win the heavyweight championship with a second-round knockout in Kingston, Jamaica. The two fighters entered the match unbeaten, with Frazier considered a heavy favorite over the challenger. George Foreman came out aggressive and hurt the champion early, knocking him down three times in the first round. The assault continued in the second round as Frazier was clearly getting dominated. After three more knockdowns, the fight was stopped, and Foreman declared the winner.