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Boxer Jake LaMotta, immortalized in ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95


Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” for which Robert DeNiro won an Academy Award, has died. He was 95. LaMotta died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia. The Bronx Bull, as he was known, compiled an 83-19-4 record with 30 knockouts, in a career that began in 1941 and ended in 1954. (Associated Press)

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