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RIP: Johnny Tapia 1994 Interview Before First Title Fight

Posted on 05/28/2012

Johnny Tapia has been found dead today at his home in Albuquerque, N.M at age 45. He finished with a 59-5-2 record he won five championships in three weight classes, winning the WBA bantamweight title, the IBF and WBO junior bantamweight titles and the IBF featherweight belt.

Int this video Dan Sisneros visits with Johnny Tapia and his Manager/Trainer the late – Paul Chavez, in 1994 just days before his 1st World Title Challenge against Henry Martinez for the WBO Super Flyweight Boxing Title in albuquerque NM.

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