An amazing fight back sees Jake Lamotta retain his Middleweight title in Detroit.
K.O. saves title by three seconds. Detroit in the United States of America.
SV Jake Lamotta being pummelled by Frenchman Laurant Dauthuille. Lamotta with back to ropes and camera and Dauthuille pummels him in corner. Lamotta is tired, battle-scarred and rubber-legged. Fighters move in to centre of ring. Lamotta is knocked against ropes. He comes back and Dauthuille gets to work once more.
SV Pan two types in crowd. SV Two boxers sparring. Lamotta suddenly breaks loose and pummels Frenchman on ropes. CU Types in crowd. SV Lamotta pummelling Dauthuille unmercifully in centre of ring. Frenchman seems unable to defend himself. Lamotta swings vicious lefts and rights at Frenchman's face. Frenchman staggering around. dazed. Lamotta lands right left hook. Frenchman stops dead and falls. The referee counts him out.