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Daily Mail
Anthony Ogogo undergoes second eye operationrenowned Paul Pender to win his world middleweight title and also scored histor
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
renowned Paul Pender to win his world middleweight title and also scored historic victories over legends including Sugar Ray Robinson and Joey Giardello. Of his win over Robinson, who was then in the twilight of his career, Downes said: ‘I... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Letters, October 17: Come to a Meetingmembers at Neighbourhood Forums are considerably more productive and where info
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
members at Neighbourhood Forums are considerably more productive and where informed opinion is encouraged and developed. Ray Robinson, Corrimal$433 for 12 seconds? This message is for every parent (and grandparent) who drop their children at... Read more
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express
Lives remembered: Boxer Terry Downes 1936 - 2017won the world middleweight title in July 1961 when he defeated Paul Pender and
express / Posted 4 days ago
won the world middleweight title in July 1961 when he defeated Paul Pender and the following year he also beat Sugar Ray Robinson. But Robinson was 41 by then, which Downes acknowledged. “I didn’t beat Sugar Ray, I beat his ghost,” he... Read more
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Philboxing
MAGDALENO'S HAND INJURY POSTPONES WBO TITLE DEFENSE AGAINST JUAREZagainst the Houston Rockets on October 17. As a young boy, Muhammad Ali, then
Philboxing / Posted 9 days ago
against the Houston Rockets on October 17. As a young boy, Muhammad Ali, then named Cassius Clay requested his idol, Sugar Ray Robinson for an autograph. Robinson impolitely told him "I don't got time." It pained young Cassius and he could never... Read more
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Philboxing
SERVANIA WANTS TO FACE MAGDALENO OR IWASAIf it's not going to be David, then we have other plans in the bank," he was qu
Philboxing / Posted 11 days ago
If it's not going to be David, then we have other plans in the bank," he was quoted by BoxingScene. Hall of Famer Sugar Ray Robinson was scheduled to defend his welterweight title for the first time in a bout against Jimmy Doyle. Robinson... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Britain's oldest surviving former world champion Terry Downes dies aged 81in Wembley. However, arguably his most impressive scalp in his eight-year boxi
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
in Wembley. However, arguably his most impressive scalp in his eight-year boxing career came when he beat legendary Sugar Ray Robinson the following year. Robinson was aged 41 at the time, and when asked about the scale of his achievement... Read more
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Cloverdale Reporter
COMEDY: Sweet success for Surrey-loving Sugar Sammy (with video)the name for comedy when it caught on. “Some people ask if I’m a boxing fan or
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
the name for comedy when it caught on. “Some people ask if I’m a boxing fan or something, with names like Sugar Ray Leonard and Sugar Ray Robinson, but if you look at me, I do not have any of the athletic capabilties of a boxer, that’s for... Read more
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Peace Arch News
COMEDY: Sweet success for Surrey-loving Sugar Sammy (with video)the name for comedy when it caught on. “Some people ask if I’m a boxing fan or
Peace Arch News / Posted 15 days ago
the name for comedy when it caught on. “Some people ask if I’m a boxing fan or something, with names like Sugar Ray Leonard and Sugar Ray Robinson, but if you look at me, I do not have any of the athletic capabilties of a boxer, that’s for... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Tony Danza talks celebrity, boxing and being 'a song and dance man'obvious health risks. After all, the three greatest fighters of all time all we
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 15 days ago
obvious health risks. After all, the three greatest fighters of all time all were horribly affected. (Joe) Louis and (Sugar Ray) Robinson didn't know where they were when they died, and the greatest of all time, Muhammad Ali, suffered a worse fate.... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ali-Frazier thrash talk continuesGet here early. Right here in this ring, you will witness the greatest fight o
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
Get here early. Right here in this ring, you will witness the greatest fight o all fights.” “It’ll be greater than Sugar Ray Robinson and Jack Dempsey. You will see the greatest fight of all time,” he said. Before stepping down from the ring,... Read more
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Northumberland Today
What draws us to such rough, violent sports?shoulderto ease him out of my way. As I passed him I caught his incredulous loo
Northumberland Today / Posted 21 days ago
shoulderto ease him out of my way. As I passed him I caught his incredulous look (at the shock on my face?). It was Sugar Ray Robinson, one-time world champion and considered one of the finest boxers of all time. It was my brush with... Read more
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Philboxing
Snips and Snipes 22 September 2017different boxing is today then you just need to see how easy it was to make fig
Philboxing / Posted 26 days ago
different boxing is today then you just need to see how easy it was to make fights 60-70 years ago. The then unbeaten Sugar Ray Robinson outpointed Jake LaMotta in October 1942. LaMotta got his revenge with a points win over Robinson in February... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fury meets Man United squad ahead of Parker world title clashJake LaMotta with a traditional 10-bell tribute. LaMotta, a former world middl
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
Jake LaMotta with a traditional 10-bell tribute. LaMotta, a former world middleweight champion who fought the great Sugar Ray Robinson six times, died on Wednesday at the age of 95. Fury's promoters Hennessy Sports confirmed the planned tribute... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Call Box: Juice man ‘squeezed’ out living for 71 yearsTanzler, Dick Stratton of TV fame, U.S. Rep. Charles Bennett, Ed Lane of Atlant
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
Tanzler, Dick Stratton of TV fame, U.S. Rep. Charles Bennett, Ed Lane of Atlantic National Bancorporation and boxers Sugar Ray Robinson and Max Baer, the Times-Union reported. Fred Hawthorne founded the juice bar in 1924 on Main Street. His... Read more
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Reality TV World
Jake LaMotta, real-life 'Raging Bull' boxer, dead at 95a middleweight for most of his career, and won the world middleweight title in
Reality TV World / Posted 26 days ago
a middleweight for most of his career, and won the world middleweight title in 1949. He had a longtime rivalry with Sugar Ray Robinson, which culminated in a six-fight series in the 1940s, of which LaMotta won one. LaMotta published "Raging Bull:... Read more
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Boston Globe
Jake LaMotta, ‘Raging Bull’ in and out of the ring, dies at 95he was in the ring, it was like he was in a cage fighting for his life.” Best
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
he was in the ring, it was like he was in a cage fighting for his life.” Best remembered for his six bouts with Sugar Ray Robinson, Mr. LaMotta won 83 fights (30 by knockouts), lost 19 (including a “fix” to which he belatedly confessed), and... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Texas Tech Rugby to host New Mexico in home openerLaMotta, inspiration for 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95 The middleweight champion b
KXXV Waco / Posted 27 days ago
LaMotta, inspiration for 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95 The middleweight champion boxer was the first fighter to defeat Sugar Ray Robinson as well as the inspiration for the move Raging Bull, which starred Robert DeNiro as the title character. The... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Popcorn Stand: We lost two greats this weekbook and was pretty accurate. LaMotta was a champion and before the movie most
Nevada Appeal / Posted 27 days ago
book and was pretty accurate. LaMotta was a champion and before the movie most known for his epic battles with Sugar Ray Robinson, arguably the greatest boxer ever. While not as famous as say Jim Brown or Bill Russell, Casey was among the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Jake LaMotta turned me on to boxing. Then I met his rivalthe beauty of the sweet science that was boxing. Of all the fights, though, non
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
the beauty of the sweet science that was boxing. Of all the fights, though, none were as mesmerizing as those between Sugar Ray Robinson and Jake La-Motta. They fought six times between 1942 and 1951, and Sugar Ray won five of them. They were... Read more
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SecondsOut.com
Valdez and Ramirez Press Conference Transcriptchampion. When I first saw all the great fighters of the past that my dad showe
SecondsOut.com / Posted 27 days ago
champion. When I first saw all the great fighters of the past that my dad showed me – Henry Armstrong, Willie Pep, Sugar Ray Robinson, who was his favorite fighter – all of these great fighters that I just named, Joe Louis, all the great fighters... Read more
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birminghammail
Raging Bull boxer Jake LaMotta dies aged 95In Peace Pop". LaMotta held the world middleweight title between 1949 and 1951
birminghammail / Posted 27 days ago
In Peace Pop". LaMotta held the world middleweight title between 1949 and 1951 when he lost it to his great rival Sugar Ray Robinson, against whom he would fight six times. LaMotta's niece Diane Ramaglia Bonita also paid tribute on Facebook,... Read more
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SecondsOut.com
Valdez Vs Ramirez Press Conference Transcriptchampion. When I first saw all the great fighters of the past that my dad showe
SecondsOut.com / Posted 27 days ago
champion. When I first saw all the great fighters of the past that my dad showed me – Henry Armstrong, Willie Pep, Sugar Ray Robinson, who was his favorite fighter – all of these great fighters that I just named, Joe Louis, all the great fighters... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Raging Bull’ boxer Jake LaMotta dead at 95in Manila). LaMotta, an iconic figure from boxing’s 1950s golden age best know
The Manila Times / Posted 27 days ago
in Manila). LaMotta, an iconic figure from boxing’s 1950s golden age best known for a brutal six-fight rivalry with Sugar Ray Robinson, passed away on Tuesday, the boxer’s daughter Christi LaMotta said on Facebook. LaMotta’s seventh wife, Denise... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Jake LaMotta, boxer profiled in 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95Jake LaMotta, a brawling middleweight champion whose epic battles with Sugar Ra
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 27 days ago
Jake LaMotta, a brawling middleweight champion whose epic battles with Sugar Ray Robinson defined non-heavyweight boxing in the 1940s and early '50s, has died, his fiancee said Wednesday. He was 95. LaMotta, known to many only as the conflicted... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Jake LaMotta, Boxer Who Inspired 'Raging Bull,' Dies At 95Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 27 days ago
Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Scorsese and De Niro join tributes to boxing's Raging Bull, Jake LaMottaformer world middleweight champion held the belt between 1949 and 1951 before l
Irish Examiner / Posted 27 days ago
former world middleweight champion held the belt between 1949 and 1951 before losing it to his great rival Sugar Ray Robinson, and enjoyed one of boxing’s most colourful careers, in and out of the ring. His successes and failures, both... Read more
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Philboxing
Valdez / Ramirez / Hart / Arum Fight Week Transcriptchampion. When I first saw all the great fighters of the past that my dad showe
Philboxing / Posted 27 days ago
champion. When I first saw all the great fighters of the past that my dad showed me – Henry Armstrong, Willie Pep, Sugar Ray Robinson, who was his favorite fighter – all of these great fighters that I just named, Joe Louis, all the great fighters... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro pay tribute to Raging Bull boxer Jake LaMottaformer world middleweight champion held the belt between 1949 and 1951 before l
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 27 days ago
former world middleweight champion held the belt between 1949 and 1951 before losing it to his great rival Sugar Ray Robinson, and enjoyed one of boxing's most colourful careers, in and out of the ring. His successes and failures, both... Read more
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Newsmax
Jake LaMotta Dies: Boxing's 'Raging Bull' Who Inspired Film Was 95boxer honed his skills during his teenage years and by 19 he went professional,
Newsmax / Posted 27 days ago
boxer honed his skills during his teenage years and by 19 he went professional, becoming the first man to beat Sugar Ray Robinson. LaMotta knocked his opponent down in the first round of their first fight before proceeding to outpoint him... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
‘Raging Bull’ former middleweight champ Jake LaMotta dies, 95Bert Sugar in his 2006 book, “Boxing’s Greatest Fighters.” He was best known f
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 27 days ago
Bert Sugar in his 2006 book, “Boxing’s Greatest Fighters.” He was best known for his long-running rivalry with Sugar Ray Robinson. The two fighters met in the ring six times; LaMotta beat his old rival only once. The boxer’s agent, Nick... Read more
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EuroNews
'Raging Bull' Jake LaMotta dies aged 95was known for his use of constant stalking, brawling and inside fighting in the
EuroNews / Posted 27 days ago
was known for his use of constant stalking, brawling and inside fighting in the ring, as well as his six bouts with Sugar Ray Robinson, one of the most notable boxing rivalries of all time. Thought to have one of the strongest chins in the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 27 days ago
Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Raging Bull inspiration diesMiami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 28 days ago
Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Update on the latest in sports:that he threw a fight against Billy Fox, saying he was promised a shot at a tit
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 28 days ago
that he threw a fight against Billy Fox, saying he was promised a shot at a title if he did. LaMotta fought Sugar Ray Robinson six times, handing Robinson his first defeat. He lost the middleweight title to him in what became known as the... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
‘I purposely lost a fight – the mob promised me a title shot’Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 28 days ago
Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
'Raging Bull' inspiration LaMotta dies at 95Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘I purposely lost a fight - the mob promised me a title shot’Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime
The Courier Mail / Posted 28 days ago
Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired Raging Bull, dies: Robert De Niro, Scorsese mourn the ‘champ’his hat to the crowd at Madison Square Garden in New York in this April 7, 2006
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 28 days ago
his hat to the crowd at Madison Square Garden in New York in this April 7, 2006 file photo. (REUTERS) LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 28 days ago
Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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News.com.au
‘I purposely lost a fight to get a title shot’Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime
News.com.au / Posted 28 days ago
Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 28 days ago
Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 28 days ago
Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime
KXXV Waco / Posted 28 days ago
Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95FILE - In this Feb. 23, 1945, file photo, Jake LaMotta, left, of the Bronx boro
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 23, 1945, file photo, Jake LaMotta, left, of the Bronx borough of New York, and Ray Robinson of the Harlem section of New York, fight at Madison Square Garden in New York. Robinson won the fight on a decision. LaMotta fought Sugar... Read more
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Perth Now
Raging Bull boxing great dies at 95in the ring, reports The New York Post. LaMotta had some amazing battles, incl
Perth Now / Posted 28 days ago
in the ring, reports The New York Post. LaMotta had some amazing battles, including six fights with fellow legend Sugar Ray Robinson. “The three toughest fighters I fought were Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson and Sugar Ray Robinson. I... Read more
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Herald.ie
Jake 'Raging Bull' LaMotta dies aged 95 of pneumoniaBronx Bull, as he was known in his fighting days, compiled an 83-19-4 record, w
Herald.ie / Posted 28 days ago
Bronx Bull, as he was known in his fighting days, compiled an 83-19-4 record, with 30 knockouts. LaMotta fought Sugar Ray Robinson six times between 1942 and 1945, handing Robinson his first defeat in 1943. He lost the middleweight title to... Read more
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Daily Press
Jake LaMotta, the boxer immortalized in 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95an 83-19-4 record with 30 knockouts, in a career that began in 1941 and ended i
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
an 83-19-4 record with 30 knockouts, in a career that began in 1941 and ended in 1954. LaMotta fought the great Sugar Ray Robinson six times, handing Robinson the first defeat of his career and losing the middleweight title to him in a storied... Read more
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New York Post
‘Rocky before Rocky’: No fighter fiercer than Jake LaMottatitle from 1949-51, highlighting a 13-year boxing career that began in 1941. H
New York Post / Posted 28 days ago
title from 1949-51, highlighting a 13-year boxing career that began in 1941. His six fights with the legendary Sugar Ray Robinson are part of boxing lore and his brawling style inspired the 1980 movie “Raging Bull.” The film earned him a... Read more
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New York Post
I played Jake LaMotta’s wife in ‘Raging Bull’ — and loved himfor all the fight scenes — he remembered everything about how each fight went d
New York Post / Posted 28 days ago
for all the fight scenes — he remembered everything about how each fight went down. And he always went back to the Sugar Ray Robinson fights. Any conversations went to that. Even though he only won, what was it, one fight out of six? “He never... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Jake LaMotta, boxer who inspired 'Raging Bull,' dies at 95Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime
Pilipino Star / Posted 28 days ago
Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia, according to his longtime fiancee, Denise Baker. LaMotta handed Sugar Ray Robinson his first defeat and reigned for nearly two years as middleweight champion during a time boxing was one of... Read more
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