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Albuquerque New Mexico The University of New Mexico basketball arena The Pit hosted the public funeral service on Sunday of former five time boxin champion Johnny Tapia who died last week in his home in Albuquerque. 7,000 people attended the
N.M. (AP) — Thousands turned out in Albuquerque to bid a final farewell to five-time world boxing champion Johnny Tapia. Fans shared their memories Sunday night about the fighter who died May 27 at his Albuquerque home at age 45.<
A Central Washington University athlete wonders how an airline could lose track of her pole vault poles. Division II track and field championships in Pueble, Colo., and was unsuccessful in three attempts. She had earned all-America honors in the
After a life filled with triumph and tragedy, former boxing world champion Johnny Tapia has died of an apparent drug overdose. Tapia’s wife Teresa found him shooting up with a needle and Tapia was declared dead shortly afterwards.
N.M Johnny Tapia, the five-time boxing champion whose turbulent career was marked by cocaine addiction, alcohol, depression and run-ins with the law, was found dead Sunday at his Albuquerque home...Authorities were called to the house at about 7:45
N.M. (AP) — Police say five-time world boxing champion Johnny Tapia has been found dead by a family member at his home in Albuquerque, N.M. Police spokesman Robert Gibbs says authorities were called to the house at about 7:45 p.m.