Profession: World Middleweight Boxing Champion
Why Famous: Former World Middleweight Champion nicknamed "The Bronx Bull" and "The Raging Bull". Portrayed by Robert De Niro in the 1980 film "Raging Bull".
- 2013-01-04 Former World Middleweight champ Jake LaMotta (90) weds his longtime fiancée Denise Baker (62) in Bisbee, Arizona
- 1943-03-19 In their third match, Jake LaMotta finally defeats Jimmy Reeves by knocking him out in the sixth round
- 1980-12-19 "Raging Bull", directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro as boxer Jake LaMotta and Cathy Moriarty as his wife, is released in the United States