Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight boxing champion who died Wednesday at age 95 from complications from pneumonia, handed Sugar Ray Robinson, the man that many sweaty scholars of the sweet science consider the best pound-for-pound fighter of all-time, his first-ever loss. 665 more words
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MIAMI (AP) — Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” for which Robert DeNiro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancee said Wednesday. 660 more words
Boxer Jake LaMotta, whose memoir inspired Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull, has passed away at the age of 95.
Born in The Bronx in New York City in 1922, LaMotta fought 106 times with 83 wins, 19 losses, and 4 draws in both Middleweight and Lightweight divisions. 111 more words
Acclaimed actor appeals to international community to help the Caribbean island devastated by recent hurricane Irma.
The two-time Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro came to the United Nations (UN) on Monday to ask every possible countries and organisations to help rebuild the Caribbean island of Barbuda destroyed by recent hurricane Irma. 167 more words