Boxer LaMotta, immortalized in ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

first_imgMIAMI >> Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” has died at the age of 95.His fiancee, Denise Baker, says LaMotta died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia.The 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, handing Robinson his first defeat. He lost the middleweight title to him in what became known as the St. …last_img

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