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Old 01-23-2013, 05:31 PM   #6
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Default Re: Who is greater? Willie Pep or Benny Leonard?

Definitely, definitely Leonard. Willie Pep is in my top ten all-time, but Leonard, knowing what I know now, I think is a lock for top five.

In his best years Leonard went 80-2-1, both the losses being a bit meaningless (disqualification and a four rounder), and including those, he went 15-2-1 against Hall of Famers within that period. Incredible record once ****ysed.

To his credit, Pep did beat a bucket load of contenders, including some at 135lbs.
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