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Jake LaMotta’s infamous fixed fight against Billy Fox 65 years ago today

On November 14, 1947, 65 years ago today, middleweight great Jake LaMotta faced Billy Fox at Madison Square Garden... and threw the fight. To his credit, LaMotta had long refused to cooperate with the mob, which held a tight grip on boxing in the '40s and '50s.  As LaMotta eventually believed, however, if he didn't agree to both pay up and take a dive, he'd...
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