Thousands bid farewell to boxer Johnny Tapia
to five-time world boxing champion Johnny Tapia . Fans shared their memories ..... closed casket stood in a boxing ring set up in center ..... they loved him. The boxer had long suffered with ..... hero to many New Mexico boxing fans.
Police: 5-time champ Johnny Tapia found dead in NM
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) Johnny Tapia , the five-time boxing champion whose turbulent ..... with fellow Albuquerque boxer and former world champion ..... Albuquerque to see the ailing boxer . Tapia was banned from boxing for 3 1/2 years in the
Johnny Tapia Memorial
you to kids particularly effective anti and him up against all I think everybody I was always a little scrap iron or deterred boxing and when he came that in years old yeah I won't second. And since and never stopped. There is I mean everything has happenedthink everybody -- I was always a little scrap iron or deterred boxing and when he came that in years old yeah I won't -- -- -- -- second. And since -- and never stopped.
Police release 911 audio in boxer Tapia's death
A 911 call made from Johnny Tapia 's Albuquerque home reveals the moments when the boxing legend's family members realize he is beyond ..... Sunday. Still, he was a hero to many New Mexico boxing fans who gave him the slang Spanish title of
Possible overdose sends Tapia to hospital
Boxing Albuquerque, NM (Sports Network) - Five-time world champion Johnny Tapia was admitted to the University of ..... knockouts. He is a former International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organization 115-pound champion
RICHARDS notes: Williams loses control at MSU
matter or was it a personnel matter? Jackson left to go across town to the MGM Grand for the Marco Antonio Barrera- Johnny Tapia featherweight fight. Jackson is Barrera's promoter. There was a conflict when the date of the fight and the time