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Throwback Thursday: Jake LaMotta Halts Marcel Cerdan, Takes His Belt

Chewing through life a mile a minute and leaving messy footprints is just what many fighters do. Or did. Few fighters make it to old age, marbles properly collected, and sometimes when they do, it makes no sense. They’re like the familial legends that saw a distant great uncle live to the ripe old age of 104 despite eating tons of salt, drinking and smoking every day for decades...
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Jake LaMotta vs. Marcel Cerdan II: What might have been

Marcel Cerdan (111-4-0, 65 KOs), European middleweight champ, faced world champion Tony Zale for the title on September 21, 1948 (Ring Magazine's Fight of the Year).  To the amazement of oddsmakers, boxing analysts, and fans, the Casablanca Clouter took the title from the Man of Steel, who couldn't come out for the 12th.After knocking out Dick Turpin and Lucien Krawczyk...
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October 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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