Willie Pep was born on September 19, 1922 in Middletown, Connecticut. He won the World Featherweight Title from Chalky Wright on November 20, 1942. He lost the title on September 8, 1950 to Sandy Saddler. He retired after losing to Calvin Woodland on March 16, 1966 with a final record 230-11-1 with 65 KO's. Presented here is a signed wire photo.
Willie Pep has boldly signed this 6" x 8 1/2" wire photo in blue marker. He is pictured fighting Jacky Blair on May 13, 1953. The top corners are slightly creased. No rips or tears. Clean signature.