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Jake LaMotta

1922 - 2017

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Giacobbe "Jake" LaMotta (July 10, 1922 – September 19, 2017) was an American professional boxer who was world middleweight champion between 1949 and 1951. Nicknamed "The Bronx Bull" or "Raging Bull", LaMotta was a rough fighter who was not a particularly big puncher, but would subject his opponents to vicious beatings in the ring. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jake LaMotta has received more than 4,665,785 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Jake LaMotta is the 11th most popular boxer (down from 10th in 2019), the 1,470th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,013th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Boxer.

Jake Lamotta is most famous for being a professional boxer and the subject of the movie Raging Bull.

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Among boxers, Jake LaMotta ranks 11 out of 326Before him are Joe Louis, Floyd Mayweather Jr., George Foreman, Max Schmeling, Sugar Ray Robinson, and Sonny Liston. After him are Jack Dempsey, László Papp, Evander Holyfield, James J. Braddock, Floyd Patterson, and Carlos Monzón.

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Among people born in 1922, Jake LaMotta ranks 68Before him are Joan Fuster, Adolfo Celi, George Blake, Yuri Lotman, Barbara Bel Geddes, and Carl Reiner. After him are Denholm Elliott, María Casares, Luis Echeverría, Ralph H. Baer, Ugo Tognazzi, and Mao Anying. Among people deceased in 2017, Jake LaMotta ranks 70Before him are Abdul Halim of Kedah, John Heard, Hans Rosling, Piet Keizer, Roger Ailes, and John Berger. After him are Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco, Konstantinos Mitsotakis, Chris Cornell, Albert Speer, Fats Domino, and Robert Hardy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jake LaMotta ranks 1,470 out of 18,182Before him are William Miller (1782), Edie Sedgwick (1943), David Caruso (1956), Dan Simmons (1948), Elias Howe (1819), and Henry Ford II (1917). After him are Dave Bautista (1969), Stanley Tucci (1960), William Morris Davis (1850), Josh Brolin (1968), Edward Snowden (1983), and Alan Ladd (1913).

Among BOXERS In United States

Among boxers born in United States, Jake LaMotta ranks 10Before him are Joe Frazier (1944), Joe Louis (1914), Floyd Mayweather Jr. (1977), George Foreman (1949), Sugar Ray Robinson (1921), and Sonny Liston (1932). After him are Jack Dempsey (1895), Evander Holyfield (1962), James J. Braddock (1905), Floyd Patterson (1935), Larry Holmes (1949), and Ken Norton (1943).