Sugar Ray Robinson Beats Jake Lamotta This Day February 24, 1945
- Sugar Ray Robinson 148½ lbs
- Jake LaMotta 158 lbs
- UD in round 10 of 10
- Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
- Referee: Eddie Joseph 6-4
- Judge: Bill Healy 6-3
- Judge: Jack Gordon 7-1
- Unofficial AP scorecard: 9-1
Robinson was a 3-1 favorite.
A crowd of 18,060 produced a gross gate of $93,185.
The Associated Press reported: “Except for the sixth round, when LaMotta backed him into a corner and rocked him with lefts and rights to the head, Robinson jabbed Jake at will as well as landing counter uppercuts.”