Joey LaMotta

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Joey LaMotta
Real name Giuseppe LaMotta
Weight(s) Middleweight
Nationality United States American
Born (1925-04-27)April 27, 1925
Bronx, New York
Died December 29, 1991(1991-12-29) (aged 66)
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 39
Wins 32
Wins by KO 22
Losses 5
Draws 2
No contests 0

Giuseppe "Joey" LaMotta (April 27, 1925 – December 29, 1991) was the younger 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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