Originally Posted by red cobra
Absolutely..LaMotta wasn't that out of control sadomasochist asshole that the ESB deity Deniro portrayed in Raging Bull..he had some skills after all..hell, he's 3x as lucid as most retired pugs today that were "slick" and prided themselves on not getting hit...
lamotta was from the footage i've seen, a real cutie. just not the fastest of foot and wasn't the best puncher. but he had some nice defense, was very clever and as someone said (luf?) put his punches together very nicely