Willie Pep vs. Sandy Saddler (1st meeting)
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Willie Pep 125 lbs lost to Sandy Saddler 124 lbs by KO at 2:38 in round 4 of 15
- Date: 1948-10-29
- Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
- Referee: Ruby Goldstein
- Pep entered the fight with a professional record of 134-1-1.
- Pep was a 3-1 betting favorite.
- A crowd of 14,685 paid $55,781.78.
- Pep received 50 percent of the net and Saddler 10 percent.
- Saddler dropped Pep twice for nine-counts in the third round and put him down for the count with a left hook in the fourth.
- "Saddler KO's Willie Pep In Fourth To Gain World Featherweight Title" By Jack Hand, Associated Press, October 30, 1948