Tag Archives: Willie Pep

The Four Faces on the Mount Rushmore of Boxing: A New TSS Survey

In this survey we posed a hypothetical question: Suppose that there was going to be a Mount Rushmore of Boxing with the faces of four boxers carved on to a granite mountain

This Day in Boxing History: Sammy Angott Defeats 62-0 Willie Pep

Willie Pep was the reigning featherweight titleholder while Sammy Angott was a former lightweight king returning from a very brief retirement. On this day, a Friday

Linares Could Make Lomachenko Work but Not Much More

Vasyl Lomachenko 10-1 (8) who challenges WBA lightweight titlist Jorge Linares 44-3 (27) this coming May 12 at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Pacquiao Was Insulted; JC Superstar Can Relate

Jeff Horn and challenger Terence Crawford. Arum had Pacquiao pencilled in to fight former WBO 140-pound champion Mike Alvarado in a 10-round contest.

The 50 Greatest Featherweights of all Time Part Five: 10-1

GREATEST FEATHERWEIGHTS, PART V: It is possible that the Top Five listed below is the single finest collection of fighters […]

Pep vs Saddler: The Underappreciated Arch-Rivalry

WILLIE PEP AND SANDY SADDLER — Saturday, Feb. 11, marks the 68th anniversary of Willie Pep’s most celebrated ring performance. […]