Willie Pep passes
Ring legend Willie Pep passed away on Thursday at the West Hill Convalescent Home in Rocky Hill, Connecticut, according to the Hartford Courant. Pep, a two-time world featherweight champion, was 84. In his prime, the Hall of Famer was one of the greatest defensive boxers who ever lived . . . . Fightnews extends our sympathies to Willie's family. Services are pending.
Respect and a quiet ale in your honour tonight from me Willie.