Jake LaMotta vs. Danny Nardico
Revision as of 08:05, 7 April 2012 by Theshadowcrow
1952-12-31 : Jake LaMotta 173 lbs lost to Danny Nardico 177 lbs by RTD in round 7 of 10
- Location: Coliseum, Coral Gables, Florida, USA
- Referee: Bill Regan
- Reported to have been the first professional boxing match fought in Florida televised to a national audience.
- Commentator at the beginning of the seventh round: "... and Jake has slowed up almost to a whop."
- LaMotta was knocked down for the first and only time in his career in the 7th round.
- After LaMotta got up, Nardico beat him against a corner until the bell rang.
- LaMotta's corner stopped the bout between the 7th and 8th rounds.
- YouTube video of bout: