Laurent Dauthuille (left) is knocked down by Jake LaMotta with 13 seconds left in a September 13, 1950 middleweight title fight.
|Real name||Laurent Dauthuille|
|Nickname(s)||The Tarzan of Buzenval|
|Born||February 20, 1924
|Died||July 10, 1971(aged 47)|
|Wins by KO||24|
Arriving in Montreal in the late 1940s, he was nicknamed the Tarzan of Buzenval. On September 13, 1950 he fought Jake LaMotta, a boxer he once bested by unanimous decision, for the world middleweight championship. He was ahead on all cards into the 15th and final round of the match, when he was felled by a late flurry of punches from LaMotta. He ultimately lost by knockout when he was counted out with 13 seconds left in the fight. He fought 15 more times but never again for a world title.
- Les pépées font la loi (1955)
- boxer: Laurent Dauthuille, accessed October 3rd 2010
- Peretz, Howard G. (1999). It Ain't Over 'Till The Fat Lady Sings: The 100 Greatest Sports Finishes of All Time. New York: Barnes and Nobles Books. pp. 28–29. ISBN 0-7607-1707-9.
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