Sport: Willowy Willie

William Papaleo, known to fight fans as Willie Pep, looks like an unhappy jockey who has grown too big for his trade. But the battered, sad, pinched look on 27-year-old Willie's face is more the result of 150 prizefights than concern for his lack of weight or size. For willowy Willie from Hartford, Conn, is the featherweight champion of the world, and his ability to stay under 126 Ibs. is his meal ticket. His consummate skill in the ring is a throwback to the days when champions in his class were boxers, not...