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Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will face each other for the fourth time on December 8 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. In reaching a fourth match-up, Pacquiao and Marquez are now in pretty prestigious company -- their series brings to mind the four epic bouts between Sanny Saddler and Willie Pep.
Saddler ended his career with a record of 144-16-2, with 103 KOs, and Pep ended up with a ridiculous 229-11-1 record, 65 KOs. Yes, you read those stats correctly. Ring Magazine ranks Saddler the fifth greatest puncher of all time, while Pep is undoubtedly the greatest featherweight boxer of all-time.
Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank
Sandy won the Featherweight Championship when he kayoed Willie in their first encounter in 1948. In Ring Magazine's 1949 Fight of the Year, Pep regained the title, only to lose it back to Saddler in 1950. Saddler beat Pep for a third time in their fourth and final bout, which took place in 1951.
And like lions they fought. In Saddler-...
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