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Joey LaMotta

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Real name  Giuseppe LaMotta
Nationality  American
Total fights  39
Name  Joey LaMotta
Died  December 29, 1991
Siblings  Jake LaMotta
Rated at  Middleweight
Stance  Orthodox
Wins  32
Role  Jake LaMotta's brother
Martial art  Boxing
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Born  27 April 1925 Bronx, New York (1925-04-27)
Nephews  Joseph LaMotta, Jake LaMotta, Jr.
Nieces  Stephanie LaMotta, Christi LaMotta
Similar People  Jake LaMotta, Vikki LaMotta, Cathy Moriarty, Sugar Ray Robinson

Giuseppe "Joey" LaMotta (born April 27, 1925 – December 29, 1991) was the brother and one time manager of former world middleweight boxing champion, Jake LaMotta. LaMotta was portrayed by Joe Pesci in Raging Bull, the 1980 film that portrayed his brother's turbulent life and career. LaMotta also boxed for a short time in 1945 and 1946. His record was 32 wins (22 KOs), 5 losses (1 KO), and 2 Draws. His son, John LaMotta, fought in the heavyweight-novice class of the 2001 Golden Gloves championship tournament.

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