Sandy Saddler

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Class of 1990
Modern Category
Hall of Fame bio:click
World Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee

Name: Sandy Saddler
Alias: Joseph (Joey) Saddler
Birth Name: Joseph Saddler
Born: 1926-06-23
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 2001-09-18 (Age:75)
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 8½″   /   174cm
Reach: 70″   /   178cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Charley Johnston
Trainers: Jimmy Brooks, Burt Briscoe (1954)
Sandy Saddler Image Gallery

Awards & Recognition

After Boxing

Sandy Saddler retired from boxing after suffering a detached retina in a traffic accident. In time he coached amateur fighters at the Maritime Union Gym in New York. It is believed that by the early 1960s he was working as a trainer aboard the SS United States out of NYC. He later helped train a young George Foreman, along with his cousin, Dick Sadler, and Archie Moore.

Preceded by:
Willie Pep
World Featherweight Champion
1948 Oct 29 – 1949 Feb 11
Succeeded by:
Willie Pep
Preceded by:
Willie Pep
World Featherweight Champion
1950 Sept 8 – 1957 Jan 21
Succeeded by:
Hogan (Kid) Bassey