‘Raging Bull’ inspiration Jake LaMotta dead at 95

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Former middleweight champion Jake LaMotta has died at the age of 95.

LaMotta’s wife told ABC News that he died of complications from pneumonia.

LaMotta is famous for his rivalry with Sugar Ray Robinson.

His life served as an inspiration for Martin Scorsese’s masterpiece “Raging Bull,” in which he was played by Robert DeNiro.

Additional details are available on ABCNews.go.com.

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