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Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson...

Item # 623074

February 6, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, February 6, 1943

* Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson (1st defeat)
* Famous Middleweight boxing match

The sport's section (page 17) has one column headings: "ROBINSON'S STREAK ENDED BY LAMOTTA" "Harlem Fighter Suffers First Loss in 130 Bouts Before 18,930 at Detroit" "Bell Saves Ray In Eighth" "Left to Head Floors Him for a Count of Nine--Gate at Olympia Is $50,000" with 2 smaller subheads. This famous fight was a focus in the award winning movie 'Raging Bull'. A real gem for any boxing collection.
Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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