• Short Summary

    Jake LaMotta beats Tiberio Mitri to retain his Middle Weight boxing crown.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "New York. LaMotta Retains Middle Weight Title".

    Madison Square Gardens, New York, United States of America (USA).

    SV Pan Italian Boxer Tiberio Mitri jumping into ring at Madison Square Garden. SV American Jake LaMotta. SV Fighters wives looking on. SV Fighters sparring up in ring. LaMotta wearing dark trunks with light stripe. SV Governor Thomas Dewey and friend in audience. SV LaMotta shooting forward straight left but Mitri retreats. LaMotta drops guard and motions Mitri to fight. LaMotta drives left to stomach. SV Signboard for Round 7. SV Boxers exchanging punches. Mitri clinches and LaMotta holds up hands. Ref. breaks them. End of round. They walk to corners. SV Mitri being worked on by seconds in corner. GV Seconds working on boxers in ring. SV Round 8. LaMotta attacking. SV LaMotta attacks with lefts and rights to the body, throws vicious rights to jaw followed by left swing to the stomach. Boxers spar up to each other but LaMotta punishes Mitri with lefts and rights. Gong goes. Both boxers walk to corner. CU Boxing fan looking on. SV Top view boxers slugging each other in last round. Mitri taking severe punishment. Gong goes. Boxers congratulate each other. SV Seconds tending Mitri in corner. SV LaMotta with arms, raised, walks across to Mitri.

    (F.G.) (Orig.D.)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:12:00 / 01:01:51:00

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