Tag Archives: Jake LaMotta

April 12th Marks the Death of Two Boxers Who Were Giants among Giants

Joe Louis and Sugar Ray Robinson are two of the three most significant fighters to ever grace the sport of boxing. The other, of course, is Muhammad Ali.

Jake LaMotta, Sugar Ray Robinson, and PEDs

The highly anticipated May 5 rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is in jeopardy because Alvarez tested positive for Clenbuterol

A Final 10-Count For Boxing Notables Who Left Us In 2017

For all the undeniably positive things that have happened in boxing in 2017, one of the best years for the […]

The Jake LaMotta Story: Boxing as an Act of Contrition

Each time that boxing writers come up with an “all-time list,” the name of Giacobbe “Jake” LaMotta is usually mentioned […]

Remembering Jake LaMotta….one of Boxing’s Most Colorful Characters

On Wednesday morning, Sept. 20, flags at the International Boxing Hall of Fame were lowered to half-staff in memory of […]

Boxing and the Movies: Here’s an Anthology Series That Packs a Punch

The late Stanley Weston, who had a long association with The Ring magazine, rising from copy boy to publisher, once […]

Jake LaMotta at 94: Down Memory Lane with the Raging Bull

JAKE LaMOTTA, THE RAGING BULL — It seemed to be a good idea at the time. A few days ago, […]