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Johnny Tapia

W L D
59 5 2
30 KOs 1 KOs
last 6


bouts 66 rating
rounds 473 ranking
KOs 45%
 
global ID 1160
US ID019018
birth nameJohn Lee Tapia
aliasMi Vida Loca
born 1967-02-13
death date2012-05-27 / age 45
debut1988-03-28 / age 21
divisionsuper flyweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
reach
65″   /   165cm
residence
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
birth place
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Career Record

66 total bouts, view in calendar
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unverified
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
S/P
Scheduled/Pending
Date lbs opponent
op. record 
lbs
result 
rounds location
130¾Mauricio Pastrana
35
15
2
134¼
 W  
UD8/8
Hard Rock, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Tapia down in round 6, Pastrana down in round 8.
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128½Jose Alonso
32
14
2
135¼
 W  
TKO4/10
Hard Rock, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
vacant International Boxing Council Americas lightweight title
time: 1:43   referee: Rocky Burke
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128Jorge Alberto Reyes
21
27
3
136
 W  
TKO4/0
Ohkay Casino, San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, USA
time: 1:09   referee: Joe Valencia
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126Evaristo Primero
14
9
1
117
 W  
MD10/10
Isleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
referee: Rocky Burke   judge: Margaret Garcia 98-92, Levi Martinez 96-94, Lorenzo Saiz 95-95
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126Sandro Marcos
23
13
2
126
 L 
KO2/10
Aragon Ballroom 1106 W Lawrence, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Marcos Sandro pulls upset in Main Event over veteran Johnny Tapia
time: 2:59   referee: Genaro Rodriguez   judge: Ted GimzaBill LerchMatthew Podgorski
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124¾Frankie Archuleta
24
4
1
124¾
 W  
UD10/10
Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
referee: Russell Mora   judge: Anita Aragon 96-94, Margaret Garcia 96-94, Levi Martinez 96-94
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127Nicky Bentz
36
3
2
125½
 W  
SD10/10
Dodge Arena, Hidalgo, Texas, USA
judge: Glen Rick Crocker 98-92, Raul Ortega 96-93, Freddy Ledesma 92-97
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126Frankie Archuleta
22
4
1
126
 L 
SD10/10
New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA
referee: Tony Rosales   judge: William Gantt 92-98, Levi Martinez 94-96, James Bagshaw 96-95
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126Carlos Contreras
19
7
3
125
 W  
UD10/10
Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Scores: 98-92, 96-94, 99-93.
judge: Cordy SanchezEsther LopezJames Bagshaw
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126Marco Antonio Barrera
55
3
0
126
 L 
UD12/12
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
referee: Jay Nady   judge: Chuck Giampa 112-116, Bill Graham 110-118, Dave Moretti 110-118
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125¾Manuel Medina
60
11
0
126
 W  
MD12/12
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
IBF World featherweight title
referee: Steve Smoger   judge: Tony Paolillo 115-113, George Colon 115-113, Melvina Lathan 114-114
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126Eduardo Enrique Alvarez
29
4
0
126
 W  
TKO1/10
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom
time: 1:22   referee: Richard James Davies
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125½Cesar Soto
54
9
3
126
 W  
KO3/10
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
time: 2:47   referee: Joe Cortez   judge: Bill GrahamPatricia Morse JarmanDave Moretti
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124Cuauhtemoc Gomez
48
8
0
123
 W  
RTD6/10
Convention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
time: 3:00   referee: Al Martinez   judge: Jim AsheWilliam GanttLevi Martinez
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124Paulie Ayala
30
1
0
123
 L 
UD12/12
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Bout made at a catchweight of 124 pounds.
referee: Richard Steele   judge: Chuck Giampa 113-115, Jerry Roth 113-115, Keith MacDonald 112-116
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118Pedro Javier Torres
32
14
8
118
 W  
UD12/12
Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
WBO World bantamweight title
referee: Rocky Burke   judge: Lorenzo Saiz 118-107, Ted Gimza 119-105, Richard Green 119-106
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117¾Jorge Eliecer Julio
42
1
0
117¾
 W  
UD12/12
The Pit, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
WBO World bantamweight title
referee: Mike Ortega   judge: Manuel Maritxalar 118-109, Jose Rivera 116-111, Levi Martinez 119-108
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118Paulie Ayala
27
1
0
118
 L 
UD12/12
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
WBA World bantamweight title
referee: Joe Cortez   judge: Fernando Viso 113-116, Duane Ford 113-116, Guy Jutras 114-115
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123Alberto Martinez
36
25
2
123
 W  
KO1/10
Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
time: 1:43   referee: Larry Chavez   judge: Stan GallupAl MartinezVickie Uhlenbrock
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118Nana Yaw Konadu
39
3
1
117½
 W  
MD12/12
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
WBA World bantamweight title
referee: Frank Cappuccino   judge: Uriel Aguilera 116-111, John Poturaj 115-112, Franco Priami 114-114
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119Carlos Francis Hernandez
14
4
0
119
 W  
UD10/10
Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
referee: Joe Cortez   judge: Bill Graham 99-91, Glenn Trowbridge 99-91, Al Siciliano 99-90
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115Rodolfo Blanco
29
11
1
115
 W  
UD12/12
The Pit - UNM, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
IBF World super flyweight title
referee: Tony Rosales   judge: Bill Ray 119-108, William Gantt 120-107, Harold Gomes 120-107
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115Andy Agosto
14
1
0
115
 W  
UD12/12
Amphitheater, Pompano Beach, Florida, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
IBF World super flyweight title
referee: Frank Santore Jr   judge: Rocky Young 120-108, Robert Cox 117-111, Hugo Penice 119-109
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114Danny Romero
30
1
0
114
 W  
UD12/12
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
IBF World super flyweight title
referee: Mitch Halpern   judge: Glen Hamada 115-113, Jerry Roth 116-112, Clark Sammartino 116-112
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115Jorge Barrera
18
7
1
115
 W  
TKO3/12
Convention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
time: 1:58   referee: Tony Rosales   judge: Al Munoz 20-18, Dr Ruben M Garcia 20-18, Robert Gonzalez 20-18
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114Adonis Cruz
25
2
1
114½
 W  
UD12/12
Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
referee: Al Martinez   judge: Al Munoz 116-113, Rocky Burke 117-111, Hugo Penice 119-113
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115Sammy Stewart
14
5
2
113½
 W  
TKO7/12
Texas Station Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
time: 1:44   referee: Jay Nady   judge: Tom Miller 60-54, Bill Graham 59-55, Duane Ford 59-55
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114½Hugo Rafael Soto
45
3
2
114
 W  
UD12/12
Sports Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
referee: Tony Rosales   judge: Jose Roberto Torres 118-110, Al Munoz 118-110, Dennis Nelson 119-110
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115Ivan Alvarez
12
2
0
114
 W  
TKO8/12
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
time: 1:31   referee: Richard Steele   judge: Chuck Giampa 70-63, Nelson Vazquez 70-63, Jerry Roth 69-64
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121Ramon Gonzales
11
4
1
121
 W  
TKO2/10
San Antonio, Texas, USA
time: 0:45   referee: Ruben Carrion   judge: Gale E. Van HoyRoy OvalleSteve Jaramillo
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115Giovanni Andrade
17
2
0
115
 W  
TKO2/12
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
time: 2:26   referee: Raul Caiz Sr   judge: Dave Nelson 10-9, Horacio Bakemon 10-9, Tomas Vasquez 10-9
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115Willy Salazar
42
22
1
114
 W  
RTD9/12
Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
time: 3:00   referee: Raul Caiz Sr   judge: Aaron Kizer 89-81, Lou Moret 89-81, Juan Baez 89-81
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118Raul Rios
27
10
2
115
 W  
UD10/10
Boulder Station Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
referee: Kenny Bayless   judge: Davey Pearl 100-90, Dalby Shirley 100-90, Lou Tabat 100-90
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116Jesse Miranda
11
3
0
115
 W  
UD10/10
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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114¼Arthur Johnson
11
2
0
114¾
 W  
MD12/12
Johnson Center Gym, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
referee: Ismael Wiso Fernandez   judge: Nelson Vazquez 116-112, Al Munoz 114-114, Tomas Vasquez 115-113
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115Ricardo Vargas
21
4
2
114
 D 
TD8/12
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
referee: Mills Lane   judge: Clark Sammartino 66-66, Bill Graham 66-66, Dalby Shirley 68-64
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114¾Jose Rafael Sosa
15
9
5
114½
 W  
UD12/12
The Pit, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
WBO World super flyweight title
referee: Ismael Wiso Fernandez   judge: Aaron Kizer 118-109, Rafael Lopez Santos 117-110, Nelson Vazquez 120-107
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116½Rolando Bohol
34
14
3
117¼
 W  
TKO2/10
Convention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
time: 2:21   referee: Larry Chavez   judge: Rocky BurkeWilliam GanttVickie Uhlenbrock
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114½Henry Martinez
16
1
1
115
 W  
TKO11/12
The Pit, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
vacant WBO World super flyweight title
time: 1:23   referee: Dennis Nelson   judge: James Condon 98-92, Al Munoz 97-93, Tomas Vasquez 97-93
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115Oscar Aguilar
2
11
0
115
 W  
TKO3/12
America West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
NABF super flyweight title
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114Rafael Granillo
15
4
0
114½
 W  
TKO9/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
time: 2:15   referee: Marty Denkin
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113½Antonio Ruiz
13
4
3
113½
 W  
UD10/10
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA
judge: Henry Elesperu 100-90, Lou Moret 100-90, Jose Cobian 97-93
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115½Arturo Estrada
17
11
1
116
 W  
TKO2/10
Kiva Auditorium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
referee: Larry Chavez   judge: Hugh BishopSandy PinoDan Sisneros
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114Jaime Olvera
2
13
0
 W  
KO4/8
Expo Square Pavilion, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
time: 1:08   referee: Kevin Champion
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114Santiago Caballero
34
8
1
114
 W  
TD7/12
Lujan Building, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
USBA super flyweight title (supervisor: Al Goodman)
Fight stopped due to accidental thumb in the eye of Tapia.
referee: Robert Ferrara   judge: Hugh Bishop 59-55, Joe Garcia 58-56, Jerry Hanson 59-55
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114Luigi Camputaro
22
4
0
113
 W  
UD12/12
Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
USBA super flyweight title (supervisor: Robert Whitesal)
referee: Richard Steele   judge: Joe Garcia 119-109, Cindy Bartin 120-108, Bill Graham 119-110
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114Jose Montiel
33
3
1
113
 W  
TKO9/12
Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
USBA super flyweight title (supervisor: Jim Stevenson)
Montiel stopped on 3-knockdown rule.
time: 2:07   referee: Carlos Padilla   judge: Bill GrahamDave MorettiCindy Bartin
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115Pablo Valenzuela
19
1
3
115
 W  
KO5/12
La Mancha Athletic Club, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
USBA super flyweight title (supervisor: Mike Cusimano)
time: 2:36   referee: Al Munoz   judge: Robert CoxHoward RicheyJoe Garcia
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114Roland Gomez
21
3
0
114½
 W  
TKO11/12
Harrah's Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA
USBA super flyweight title (supervisor: Robert Whitesal)
time: 1:27   referee: Mills Lane   judge: Bill GrahamBurt A. ClementsKeith MacDonald
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114Abraham Garcia
2
13
0
 W  
KO1/0
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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112Jesus Chong
9
1
0
114
 W  
UD8/8
Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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117½Martin Perez Ramirez
5
1
0
119
 W  
UD8/8
Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
referee: Davey Pearl
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114½Prudencio De Jesus
0
1
0
 W  
TKO1/0
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
referee: Nico Perez
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115John Michael Johnson
7
3
0
115½
 W  
UD8/8
State Fair, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
referee: Al Munoz   judge: Greg Hughes 78-74, Robert Cox 79-75, Aaron Kizer 78-75
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116Hugo Partida
1
10
1
119
 W  
KO2/0
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
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114½Josefino Suarez
4
3
1
116
 W  
UD8/8
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
referee: Merv Nephew
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118Fred Hernandez
7
1
0
118
 W  
UD8/8
Marriott Hotel, Irvine, California, USA
Behind on points, Tapia spectacularly flattens Hernandez with three seconds remaining. An unconscious Hernandez is saved by the bell, but knockdown turns the verdict.
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115Abner Barajas
0
3
0
115
 W  
TKO2/0
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
referee: Mike Sanchez
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115¼Simon Contreras
4
5
2
118¼
 W  
UD8/8
Marriott Hotel, Irvine, California, USA
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116Jorge Salinas
0
1
0
117
 W  
TKO1/0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
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113Manuel Martinez
1
6
1
115
 W  
KO1/6
Marriott Hotel, Irvine, California, USA
referee: Pat Russell
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113Miguel Martinez
4
1
0
110
 W  
KO1/6
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Per Commission report, Martinez suspended for 45 days.
time: 2:02
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114½Martin Perez Ramirez
1
0
0
115½
 W  
TKO1/6
Marriott Hotel, Irvine, California, USA
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117Norberto Ayala
1
6
0
119
 W  
KO4/4
Fresno, California, USA
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113James Dean
7
0
0
116
 W  
UD6/6
Fresno, California, USA
Tapia is knocked down in this fight
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118Efren Chavez
6
1
0
118
 D 
MD4/4
Marriott Hotel, Irvine, California, USA
referee: Burton Gillium   judge: Gwen Adair 38-38, Chuck Hassett 37-39, John Thomas 39-39
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Win
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Draw
N
No Contest
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