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Jake LaMotta
Sex Male
Nationality US American
Alias Bronx Bull
Birth Name Giacobe LaMotta
Hometown Bronx, NY
Division Middleweight
Date of Birth 1921-07-10
Stance Orthodox
Height 5' 8
Trainer Al Silvani
  W 83 (30 ko's)  |  L 19  |  D 4  |  Total 106  
   

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dateLbopponentLbwldlast 6location
1954-04-14167Billy Kilgore16430-17-4
Auditorium, Miami Beach, FL, USALSD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ 97-95 | 93-98 | 98-94 ~
1954-04-03168Al (Kid) McCoy16120-15-2
Charlotte, NC, USAWKO110 Wiki Biography 
~ Time: 1:10 ~
1954-03-11169Johnny Pretzie1888-13-1
West Palm Beach, FL, USAWTKO40 Wiki Biography 
1952-12-31173Danny Nardico17743-8-4
Coliseum, Coral Gables, FL, USALTKO810 Wiki Biography 
LaMotta was knocked down in the 7th by a right hand. LaMotta's corner stopped the bout between the 7th and 8th rounds.
1952-06-11169Bob Murphy17564-6-1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Lou Handler 51-49 | Judge: Andrew Brown 51-49 | Judge: John Weber 55-45 ~
1952-05-21168Gene Hairston16044-10-5
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Clarence Rosen 53-47 | Judge: Jack Asbury 55-45 | Judge: Joe Lenahan 52-48 ~
1952-04-09167Norman Hayes16222-9-1
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Tom Briscoe 55-45 | Judge: Joe Lenahan 54-46 | Judge: Jack Aspery 51-49 ~
1952-03-05168Gene Hairston16144-10-4
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USADPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
~ 50-50 | 48-52 | 50-50 ~
1952-01-28169Norman Hayes16321-7-1
Boston Garden, Boston, MA, USALSD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ 93-99 | 97-95 | 97-98 ~
1951-06-27175Bob Murphy17558-5-1
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY, USALRTD710 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Ray Miller ~
LaMotta was unable to come out for the 8th round.
1951-02-14160Sugar Ray Robinson155120-1-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL, USALTKO1315 Wiki Biography 
~ Time: 2:04 | Referee: Frank Sikora ~
World Middleweight Title
1950-09-13159Laurent Dauthuille16035-8-3
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWKO1515 Wiki Biography 
~ Time: 2:47 | Referee: Lou Handler ~
World Middleweight title
Scoring at time of knockout: 72-68, 74-66, 71-69 Dauthuille
1950 Fight of the Year - Ring Magazine
1950-07-12159Tiberio Mitri15948-1-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWUD1515 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Mark Conn 12-3 | Judge: Joe Agnello 9-6 | Judge: Bert Grant 8-7 ~
World Middleweight title
1950-05-04169Joe Taylor16220-8-2
State Fair Coliseum, Syracuse, NY, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ 6-3 | 6-3 | 6-4 ~
Taylor was down in the 10th
1950-03-28168Chuck Hunter16840-14-1
Arena, Cleveland, OH, USAWTKO60 Wiki Biography 
~ Time: 0:59 | Referee: Jackie Davis ~
Hunter was down for a five count in the 6th. Attendance: 8,181
1950-02-03170Dick Wagner16829-13-5
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWTKO910 Wiki Biography 
~ Time: 2:40 | Referee: Clarence Rosen ~
1949-12-09165Robert Villemain16237-3-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USALUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Ruby Goldstein 3-5 | Judge: Young Otto 3-7 | Judge: Joe Agnello 3-7 ~
1949-06-16158Marcel Cerdan159109-3-0
Briggs Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWTKO1015 Wiki Biography 
World Middleweight Title
Cerdan retires with an injured shoulder
1949-05-18162Joey DeJohn15960-3-2
State Fairgrounds Coliseum, Syracuse, NY, USAWTKO810 Wiki Biography 
~ Time: 2:41 | Referee: Babe Risko 3-3 | Judge: Jack Kimball 1-3 | Judge: Richie Fazio 3-4 ~
DeJohn was knocked down three times in the 8th, forcing an automatic stoppage.
1949-04-18167O'Neill Bell16122-13-4
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWKO410 Wiki Biography 
1949-03-25160Robert Villemain15833-1-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWSD1212 Wiki Biography 
Scoring: 6-4-2, 6-5-1, 4-7-1. Decision was controversial and booed, as most fans felt Villemain won.
1949-02-21160Laurent Dauthuille15628-7-3
Forum, Montreal, QC, CanadaLUD1010 Wiki Biography 
Official scoring: 7-3, 6-3-1, and 6-3-1, all in favor of Dauthuille.
1948-12-03164Tommy Yarosz16470-3-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Harry Ebbets 5-4 | Judge: Jack Gordon 5-4 | Judge: Jack O'Sullivan 7-3 ~
"Apparently influenced more by his threatening gestures and sporadic rallies than hy the steady point-collecting jahs, hooks, uppercuts and straight rights of his opponent, the officials voted a unanimous decision to Jake LaMotta..over Tommy Yarosz." (The Ring, February 1949, page 43.
1948-10-18165Vern Lester15323-19-11
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, NY, USAWSD1010 Wiki Biography 
Scoring: 6-4, 6-4, 4-5-1
1948-10-01165Johnny Colan17460-18-2
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, NY, USAWTKO1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Time: 1:30 | Referee: Ruby Goldstein ~
1948-09-07166Burl Charity16124-9-3
Park Arena, Bronx, NY, USAWTKO510 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Eddie Joseph ~
Bout stopped because of a bad cut over Charity's left eye, as well as a split lip. Main event of the opening card of the 1948/49 (final) season at Park Arena.
1948-06-01164Ken Stribling1615-4-0
Griffith Stadium, Washington, DC, USAWKO50 Wiki Biography 
1947-11-14167Billy Fox17342-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USALTKO410 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Frank Fullam ~
LaMotta would later admit to having thrown this fight in order to get a shot at the middleweight title
1947-09-03165Cecil Hudson15556-21-4
Comiskey Park, Chicago, IL, USALSD1010 Wiki Biography 
1947-06-06154Tony Janiro14957-3-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
LaMotta had agreed to weigh no more than 155 lbs for this fight. Janiro out at the final bell. The official scoring was 8-2, 7-3, 8-1-1.
1947-03-14161Tommy Bell15139-11-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
Scoring: 7-2-1, 7-2-1, 5-5 (6-5). A left hook to the jaw knocked Bell down in the 1st, for a count of seven.
1946-12-06162Anton Raadik15916-4-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL, USAWPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1946-10-25159O'Neill Bell15216-4-3
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWKO210 Wiki Biography 
Poster
1946-09-12167Bob Satterfield16413-2-1
Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL, USAWKO710 Wiki Biography 
~ Time: 1:50 | Referee: Dave Miller ~
1946-08-07162Holman Williams160142-22-10
University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
1946-06-13160Jimmy Edgar15425-2-0
University of Detroit Stadium, Detroit, MI, USADPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1946-05-24162Joe Reddick15829-20-3
Arena, Boston, MA, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
1946-03-29163Marcus Lockman15920-3-3
Boston Garden, Boston, MA, USAWPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1946-01-11161Tommy Bell15033-8-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Jack Watson 7-3 | Judge: Arthur Schwartz 8-2 | Judge: Jimmy Hagan 8-2 ~
1945-12-07159Charley Parham15033-11-2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL, USAWTKO610 Wiki Biography 
~ Time: 0:59 ~
"Lamotta floored his opponent in every round..." (United Press)
1945-11-23164Walter Woods16766-6-2
Boston Garden, Boston, MA, USAWKO810 Wiki Biography 
1945-11-13165Coolidge Miller16426-27-14
Park Arena, Bronx, NY, USAWKO310 Wiki Biography 
~ Time: 2:51 ~
1945-09-26159Sugar Ray Robinson15056-1-1
Comiskey Park, Chicago, IL, USALSD1212 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Johnny Behr ~
Attendance: 14,755; Gate: $74,434
1945-09-17162George Kochan16338-7-10
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWTKO910 Wiki Biography 
~ Time: 0:54 | Referee: Harry Ebbets ~
Attendance: 5,972; Gate: $14,679
Kochan was knocked down by a left hook; the referee stopped at after he rose unsteady.
1945-08-10159Jose Basora15454-9-5
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWTKO910 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Johnny Burns ~
Attendance: 14,907; Gate: $40,238
1945-07-06161Tommy Bell14831-6-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Ruby Goldstein 6-4 | Judge: Charlie Rosen 8-2 | Judge: Joe Agnello 7-3 ~
1945-04-27160Bert Lytell15318-4-2
Garden, Boston, MA, USAWSD1010 Wiki Biography 
1945-04-20163Vic Dellicurti15838-24-9
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, NY, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Eddie Joseph 8-2 | Judge: Frank Forbes 6-3 | Judge: Izzy Cohn 6-3 ~
1945-03-28157George Costner15136-5-4
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL, USAWKO610 Wiki Biography 
1945-03-19161Lou Schwartz16423-18-4
Norfolk, VA, USAWKO110 Wiki Biography 
1945-02-23158Sugar Ray Robinson14853-1-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USALUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Eddie Joseph ~
Scoring: 6-4, 6-3-1, 7-1-2
1944-11-03161George Kochan16530-5-10
Detroit, MI, USAWTKO910 Wiki Biography 
This bout was on the same card with Joe Louis knocking out Johnny Denson in the second round of an exhibition fight.
1944-09-29162George Kochan16430-4-10
Detroit, MI, USAWPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1944-04-21158Lloyd Marshall16047-9-3
Arena, Cleveland, OH, USALUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Jackie Davis ~
Some of the fans thought LaMotta's closing rush had given him the edge.
1944-03-31162Lou Woods15511-0-0
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL, USAWSD1010 Wiki Biography 
1944-03-17163Coley Welch16382-13-3
Boston Garden, Boston, MA, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
1944-02-25161Ossie Harris15920-20-5
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWSD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Sam Hennessey | Judge: Elmer (Slim) McClellan | Judge: Dad Butler ~
Hennessy scored 8-1-1 and McClellan scored 8-2 for LaMotta, Butler scored 3-1-6 for Harris. A popular decision.
1944-01-28158Ossie Harris15820-19-5
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWSD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Elmer McClelland | Judge: Joe Lenahan | Judge: Sam Hennessey ~
Scoring: 6-4, 5-2-3, 3-4-3. Hennessey scored for Harris. A hard fought bout, some fans felt Harris deserved the decision.
1944-01-14159Fritzie Zivic151133-40-7
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Sam Hennessey ~
Scoring: 6-3-1, 8-2, 8-2. Zivic was hurt in the 7th and 8th. LaMotta lost the 2nd and 4th rounds on low blows.
1943-11-12161Fritzie Zivic149132-38-7
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWSD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Eddie Joseph | Judge: Marty Monroe | Judge: Jack Goodman ~
Scoring: 6-4, 6-4, 3-7. Goodman scored for Zivic. Attendance 11,3301 This was not a popular decision.
1943-10-11164Johnny Walker15412-5-0
Convention Hall, Philadelphia, PA, USAWTKO210 Wiki Biography 
1943-09-17162Jose Basora15645-7-3
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
1943-07-12157Fritzie Zivic151128-36-7
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, PA, USALSD1515 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Ernie Sesto ~
"LaMotta, a human windmillcould not get started as Zivic kept him continuously off balance through the early rounds with a left jab. Zivic was the boxing master through the first nine rounds and only in the 2nd and 7th did LaMotta gain an edge. After the 9th the veteran couldn't hold the heavier puncher but it was apparently a fast rally in the final round that gave him the decision."
(New York Times)
1943-06-10155Fritzie Zivic151128-35-7
Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, PA, USAWSD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Al Graybear ~
Referee Graybear cast the deciding ballot for LaMotta. Associated Press Scored the bout 7-3 for Zivic.
1943-05-12160Tony Ferrara15022-34-5
Cincinnati, OH, USAWKO60 Wiki Biography 
1943-03-30161Ossie Harris15517-12-2
Duquesne Gardens, Pittsburgh, PA, USAWPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1943-03-19159Jimmy Reeves15923-8-0
Detroit, MI, USAWKO60 Wiki Biography 
1943-02-26160Sugar Ray Robinson14541-1-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USALUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Sam Hennessey ~
Robinson down in the seventh.
1943-02-05160Sugar Ray Robinson14440-0-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Sam Hennessey 5-4 | 5-4 | 5-4 ~
Robinson knocked down in ninth
1943-01-22160Charley Hayes1586-0-0
Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI, USAWTKO60 Wiki Biography 
1943-01-15161California Jackie Wilson14549-4-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1943-01-02161Jimmy Edgar18-1-0
Olympia, Detroit, MI, USAWSD1010 Wiki Biography 
1942-11-06165Henry Chmielewski16527-11-0
Boston Garden, Boston, MA, USAWUD1010 Wiki Biography 
This card at Mechanic's Hall?
1942-10-20162Bill McDowell154105-66-22
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, NY, USAWTKO58 Wiki Biography 
1942-10-02157Sugar Ray Robinson14535-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USALUD1010 Wiki Biography 
~ Referee: Frank Fullam ~
1942-09-08158Vic Dellicurti15429-18-6
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USAWPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1942-08-28160Jimmy Edgar14915-0-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1942-07-28160Lorenzo Strickland1655-13-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USAWPTS88 Wiki Biography 
1942-06-16158Jose Basora15532-6-2
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USALPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1942-06-02157Vic Dellicurti15429-16-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USAWPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1942-05-12159Jose Basora15632-6-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USADPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1942-04-21158Buddy O'Dell1604-4-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USAWPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1942-04-07160Lou Schwartz16619-14-4
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USAWKO910 Wiki Biography 
1942-03-18161Lorenzo Strickland1672-6-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USAWPTS1010 Wiki Biography 
1942-03-03163Frankie Jamison1621-1-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USAWPTS88 Wiki Biography 
1942-01-27162Frankie Jamison1591-0-1
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USAWPTS88 Wiki Biography 
1941-12-22164Nate Bolden16334-12-4
Marigold Gardens, Chicago, IL, USALSD1010 Wiki Biography 
1941-11-14162Jimmy Casa16617-3-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USAWPTS66 Wiki Biography 
1941-10-20164Jimmy Reeves16617-3-0
Arena, Cleveland, OH, USALUD1010 Wiki Biography 
1941-10-07167Lorenzo Strickland1651-3-0
Westchester County Center, White Plains, NY, USAWPTS88 Wiki Biography 
1941-09-24167Jimmy Reeves16616-3-0
Arena, Cleveland, OH, USALSD1010 Wiki Biography 
Fists fights broke out near the ring and the crowd booed for 20 minutes after Cleveland's Jimmy Reeves received an unpopular decision over Jacob Lamotte(sic). The organist played the Star Spangled Banner to help quell the disturbance. (AP)
1941-08-11166Cliff Koerkle1641-1-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USAWPTS66 Wiki Biography 
1941-08-05166Joe Shikula1679-2-2
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, NY, USADPTS66 Wiki Biography 
1941-07-15166Joe Baynes16716-4-2
Queensboro Arena, Long Island City, NY, USAWPTS66 Wiki Biography 
1941-06-23164Johnny Morris1611-9-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USAWKO30 Wiki Biography 
1941-06-16166Lorenzo Strickland1651-1-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USAWPTS66 Wiki Biography 
1941-06-09166Lorenzo Strickland1661-0-0
Dexter Park, Woodhaven, NY, USAWPTS44 Wiki Biography 
1941-05-27167Johnny Morris1621-8-0
New York Coliseum, Bronx, NY, USAWPTS44 Wiki Biography 
1941-05-20171Johnny Cihlar1753-8-3
Broadway Arena, Brooklyn, NY, USAWPTS44 Wiki Biography 
1941-04-26169Monroe Crewe1700-0-0
Ridgewood Grove Arena, Brooklyn, NY, USAWPTS44 Wiki Biography 
1941-04-22170Lorne McCarthy1720-1-1
Westchester County Center, White Plains, NY, USAWPTS44 Wiki Biography 
1941-04-15171Stanley Goicz1781-0-0
Westchester County Center, White Plains, NY, USAWPTS44 Wiki Biography 
1941-04-08168Joe Fredericks1813-5-1
Westchester County Center, White Plains, NY, USAWTKO10 Wiki Biography 
1941-04-01172Johnny Morris1630-6-0
Westchester County Center, White Plains, NY, USAWTKO40 Wiki Biography 
1941-03-14Tony Gillo3-4-1
Bridgeport, CT, USAWPTS66 Wiki Biography 
1941-03-03167Charley Mackley1700-2-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, NY, USAWPTS44 Wiki Biography 


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