WATCH: Jake 'Raging Bull' LaMotta is still shadow-boxing, aged 95

The boxer fought more than 100 times

BY Daniel Kelly 11:20 Tuesday 18 October 2016, 11:20 18 Oct 2016

Jake La Motta (AP Photo)

Turning 95-years-old would be an achievement for most people. For Jake LaMotta, it's still an opportunity to box. 

The boxer, who is best known as the inspiration for the 1980 movie Raging Bull fought more than 100 times. A former former World Middleweight Champion, LaMotta fought 88 times before becoming World Champion.

Having retired on 1954, LaMotta became a stand-up comedian, but boxing has never left his heart.

To fight more than 100 times in the 1940s and 50s and to still be shadow boxing in 2016 is inspiring, no matter what your views are on the sport. 

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