SAD DAY IN BOXING – R.I.P. Johnny Tapia –


Johnny Tapia, a prizefighter who won world titles in three weight classes in a chaotic life that included jail, struggles with mental illness, suicide attempts and five times being declared clinically dead as a result of drug overdoses, was found dead at his home in Albuquerque on Sunday. He was 45.

Johnny Tapia, a Boxing Champion Amid Chaos, Dies at 45 –