Joey LaMotta

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Joey LaMotta
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Real nameGiuseppe LaMotta
Rated atMiddleweight
NationalityUnited States American
Born(1925-04-27)27 April 1925
Bronx, New York
DiedDecember 29, 1991(1991-12-29) (aged 66)
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights39
Wins32
Wins by KO22
Losses5
Draws2
No contests0
 
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Joey LaMotta
Statistics
Real nameGiuseppe LaMotta
Rated atMiddleweight
NationalityUnited States American
Born(1925-04-27)27 April 1925
Bronx, New York
DiedDecember 29, 1991(1991-12-29) (aged 66)
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights39
Wins32
Wins by KO22
Losses5
Draws2
No contests0

Giuseppe "Joey" LaMotta (born April 27, 1925 – December 29, 1991) was the brother and one time manager of former world middleweight boxing champion, Jake LaMotta. LaMotta was portrayed by Joe Pesci in Raging Bull, the 1980 film that portrayed his brother's turbulent life and career. LaMotta also boxed for a short time in 1945 and 1946. His record was 32 wins (22 KOs), 5 losses (1 KO), and 2 Draws. His son, John LaMotta, fought in the heavyweight-novice class of the 2001 Golden Gloves championship tournament.[1]

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