‘The Raging Bull’ has passed at the age of 95.
Jake LaMotta, former NYSAC World middleweight champion, died after battling pneumonia on Tuesday this week. LaMotta’s family confirmed the news today.
LaMotta was best known for his fights against Sugar Ray Robinson. He also famously portrayed by Robert De Niro in the 1980 film ‘Raging Bull’.
#RIP Jake LaMotta, the Raging Bull. He was 95. Maybe toughest fighter of all-time.
— Dan Rafael (@DanRafael1) September 20, 2017
RIP 'Bronx Bull' Jake LaMotta
— Anthony Fowler 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 (@afowler06) September 20, 2017
RIP Jake LaMotta. You will be missed by a great number of fans and loved ones. God bless the family.
— Roy Jones Jr. (@RealRoyJonesJr) September 20, 2017
RIP Jake LaMotta.
'The Raging Bull'. pic.twitter.com/pJhswyxdGX
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) September 20, 2017