View Full Version : Willie Pep vs Sugar Ray Robinson


TheGreatA
05-13-2009, 08:40 AM
Only a friendly exhibition match between the two old masters. :boxing:

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Miburo
05-13-2009, 09:26 AM
Too bad there's no footage of their impromptu amateur match. I recall there being some sort of massive weight discrepancy.

MarkScott
05-13-2009, 07:12 PM
According to Robinson's autobiography, they fought for real in the amateurs and Robinson barely eeked out a decision.

http://www.amazon.com/Joe-Gans-Biography-American-Champion/dp/0786439947/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1242252391&sr=1-1