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But I did have him off the canvas once Trivia: After retiring from boxing, Jake La Motta made a statement to the boxing authorities regarding the Mafia's involvement in fixing some of the bouts.
Star Sign: Cancer. In he was arrested and charged with introducing men to an underage girl at a club he owned in Miami. He was convicted and served six months on a chain gang , although he maintained his innocence.
LaMotta appeared in more than 15 films, including The Hustler with Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason , in which he had a role as a bartender.
In LaMotta was called to testify before a U. Senate sub-committee that was looking into underworld influence on boxing. He testified that he had thrown his bout with Billy Fox so that the mob would arrange a title bout for him.
LaMotta is recognized as having had one of the best chins in boxing. He rolled with punches, minimizing their force and damage when they landed, but he was also able to absorb many blows.
Commentators could be heard saying "No man can take this kind of punishment! The fight was stopped by the referee in the 13th round, declaring it a TKO victory for Robinson.
LaMotta was one of the first boxers to adopt the "bully" style of fighting, in that he always stayed close and in punching range of his opponent, by stalking him around the ring, and sacrificed taking punches himself in order to land his own shots.
Due to his aggressive, unrelenting style he was known as "The Bronx Bull. LaMotta fell into the ropes and went down.
After regaining his footing, he was unable to come out for the next round. The autobiography revealed Jake LaMotta's life as a young teenage criminal; reformation in prison; boxing career; struggle with the mafia, which kept the boxing title out of reach; and his jealous obsession with his wife, Vikki.
The book details his life, from childhood until the end of his fame. Hollywood executives approached LaMotta with the idea of a movie about his life, based on his memoir Raging Bull: My Story.
The film, Raging Bull , released in , was initially only a minor box office success, but eventually received overwhelming critical acclaim for both director Martin Scorsese and actor Robert De Niro , who gained about 60 pounds during the shooting of the film to play the older LaMotta in later scenes.
De Niro lived in Paris for three months, eating at the finest restaurants in order to gain sufficient weight to portray LaMotta after retirement.
LaMotta had a troubled personal life, including a spell in a reformatory , and was married seven times.
He admitted beating his wives and coming close to beating a man to death during a robbery. His nephew, John LaMotta, fought in the heavyweight -novice class of the Golden Gloves championship tournament.
Another nephew, William Lustig , is a well-known director and producer of horror films and the president of Blue Underground , Inc.
LaMotta remained active on the speaking and autograph circuit, and published several books about his career, his life, and his fights with Robinson.
The production focused on LaMotta's boxing career, and was criticized by The New York Times as poorly executed and a "bizarre debacle". LaMotta is the subject of a documentary directed and produced by Greg Olliver.
The film features an appearance by Mike Tyson among other notable athletes, actors and Jake's family and friends. Also in production was a sequel to Raging Bull , although MGM filed suit to halt the project, saying that LaMotta did not have the right to make a sequel.
LaMotta died on September 19, , from complications of pneumonia in a nursing home in Florida, at the age of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American boxer.
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Su primer combate profesional fue el 3 de marzo de , ganando por puntos en cuatro asaltos a Charley Mackley. Nunca en los seis combates Robinson estuvo tan cerca de LaMotta en kilos.
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Download as PDF Printable version. Vikki with family in He successfully defended the title two times the following year on July 12 against Tiberio Mitri and September 13 against Laurent Dauthuille before losing in Chicago to Robinson on February 14, , in their final matchup.
LaMotta retired from the ring in with 83 wins 30 by knockout , 19 losses, and 4 draws. LaMotta later acted in a number of films, including the Paul Newman vehicle The Hustler , and toured as a stand-up comedian.
In he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.