Meet Marvis Frazier

Marvis Frazier book cover


  •  What if you became a boxer but your every accomplishment was measured against those of your father?
  •  What if, to continue your career, you had to overcome an injury that could leave you paralyzed for life?
  •   What if, to keep your dreams of a championship alive, you had to face an undefeated Mike Tyson in the ring?

MEET MARVIS FRAZIER, the son of heavyweight boxing champion Smokin’ Joe Frazier. He dreamed of following in the footsteps of his famous father. He dreamed of winning an Olympic Gold Medal. He dreamed of becoming the heavyweight champion of the world. He had a path all laid out for his life, but God had a different plan for Marvis Frazier.

Jamie Potter and Marvis Frazier met in the summer of 2009, as the result of an amazing series of events, and began working on this book a few months later. Over a three year period, the two became great friends while logging in hundreds of hours of interviews, pouring through piles of records, and meticulously studying recordings of Marvis’s fights. Together they skillfully crafted this candid story of Marvis Frazier’s interesting and inspiring life.

This book is your opportunity to meet a man who faced adversity in life, got knocked down, yet got back up to fight on. You are going to like the man you meet, and his story is guaranteed to touch your heart.

Marvis Frazier’s Book is Now Available!

Announcing the release of the book about his interesting and inspiring life.

The book covers his own amazing boxing career, many of the experiences growing up as the son of Smokin’ Joe, the triumphs and tragedies in his life outside boxing, and how God has gotten him through it all.




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76 Responses to Meet Marvis Frazier

  1. Brana Spariosu AKA John says:

    Hi Marvis, My name is Brana Spariosu AKA. white boy John. We trained together for about 4 years, 1974 – 1979 ? Willie Folk was my trainer. I was stablemates with James and Marty Schular, We also fought on the same card at the Americas hotel in Allentown PA. we last spoke about 5 years ago { a few months after your Dad`s passing} you gave me your cellphone number but lost it with all of the phone updates. As fellow brother in Christ, I am reaching out to you again, I just to wanted to catch up and hear about the path that God has chosen for you since we last spoke.
    May God always bless you and the Frazier family.
    917 742-8792

  2. Kenneth Lewis says:

    Hi Marvis,
    My name is Kenneth Lewis. We have never met but I’m your cousin. My mother, the late Mary Holton Lewis is aunt Daisy’s (in Chicago) sister. If all possible l’d like to get to know more relatives on the Frazier side of our family. You can reach me on my email or my cell # (817) 247-2436 / home # (817) 451-2006. Thanks and Iook forward to hearing from you. Cousin Ken

    • jamie says:

      Hi Kenneth,
      Thanks for the comment for Marvis. I’m sure he would want to see it so I forwarded it on to him.
      Thanks again, Jamie Potter (co-author of “Meet Marvis Frazier”)

  3. Harry Thomas says:

    Marvis do you make public appearences , if so what your contact info? Are you presently preaching in Atlanta???

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