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 7" x 9" wire photo in black marker. The photo pictures Pep with Allie Stolz during the weigh-in before their fight on January 29, 1943. The left corners have creases and there are small creases on the top and bottom edges. Clean signature.