(ALBOENEWS) — Aged 95, famous boxer Jake LaMotta has passed away, reports TMZ. LaMotta’s family says he had been struggling with pneumonia and died while in a nursing home.
LaMotta was the subject of the film “Raging Bull,” in which he was portrayed by actor Robert DeNiro.
He began boxing professionally in 1941 and he gained fame for a 83-19 win-loss career.[wordads]