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Johnny Lee Tapia
Birth: Feb. 13, 1967
Albuquerque
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA
Death: May 27, 2012
Albuquerque
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA

American five-time world boxing champion. He compiled an impressive 150-12 amateur record. As a professional, he captured five world titles in three separate weight divisions. He reigned as WBO junior bantamweight champion (1994-1998), IBF junior bantamweight champion (1997-1998), WBA bantamweight champion (1998-1999), WBO bantamweight champion (2000) and IBF featherweight king (2002). Known for his passionate fighting style, the fan-friendly Tapia posted a pro record of 59-5-2 (30 KOs). 
 
Burial:
San Jose de Armijo Cemetery
Albuquerque
Bernalillo County
New Mexico, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John E. Mahon, Jr.
Record added: May 28, 2012
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RIP,Champ.
- RDM
 Added: Dec. 20, 2014
New Mexico,loves you 🌅 (mi Vida loca)****for ever🌠🌵🌈
- sarah salazar
 Added: Dec. 17, 2014
Merry Christmas & God's blessings to you, Brother...
- Gil
 Added: Dec. 16, 2014
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