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Italian Boxers

Discussion in 'Italian Sport' started by worldmachine, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. Italy has produced some famous boxers, two of them became the subject of classic films. Rocky Marciano was the inspiration for Sylvester Stallone's 'Rocky' and Jake LaMotta was the inspiration for Robert De Niro's 'Raging bull'.

    Marciano has been ranked by boxing experts as on of the greatest heavyweight fighters of all time, he was killed in a plane crash in 1969 on the eve of his 46th birthday. Jake LaMotta Was formerly the world middleweight champion of the world, he has been married seven times and is now 93 years old.

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