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Daniel Mendoza (1764-1836) is considered to be the originator of modern boxing and was the most celebrated Jewish athlete of his time. He became the sixteenth heavyweight boxing champion of England.
Known as "Will o' the Wisp" and "Willie the Wisp,"Willie Pep was a dominant featherweight boxer in the 1940s.