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Top 10 All-Time Greatest Lightweights

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Pernell Whitaker

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40-4-1, 1 NC; 17 KOs

Pernell Whitaker
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Acclaimed during his career as boxing's best, pound-for-pound, "Sweet Pea" was almost untouchable in his prime -- an ultra-slick defensive master who pitched virtual shutouts against even his most accomplished opponents.
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