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Johnny Tapia
Global ID1160
sexmale
birthdate 1967-02-13
death date 2012-05-27 (45)
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divisionsuper flyweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 6″   /   168cm
reach65″   /   165cm
US ID019018
aliasMi Vida Loca
country USA
residenceAlbuquerque, New Mexico, USA
birth placeAlbuquerque, New Mexico, USA
birth nameJohn Lee Tapia
won 59 (KO 30) + lost 5 (KO 1) + drawn 2 = 66
rounds boxed 473 KO% 45.45
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
2011-06-04Mauricio Pastrana35-15-2
Hard Rock, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWUD88
77-73 | 77-73 | 76-74
Tapia down in round 6, Pastrana down in round 8.
2010-09-24Jose Alonso32-14-2
Hard Rock, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWTKO410
time: 1:43 | referee: Rocky Burke
vacant International Boxing Council Americas lightweight title
2010-03-06Jorge Alberto Reyes21-27-3
Ohkay Casino, San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico, USAWTKO4
time: 1:09 | referee: Joe Valencia
2007-02-23Evaristo Primero14-9-1
Isleta Casino & Resort, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWMD1010
referee: Rocky Burke | judge: Margaret Garcia 98-92 | judge: Levi Martinez 96-94 | judge: Lorenzo Saiz 95-95
2005-09-16Sandro Marcos23-13-2
Aragon Ballroom 1106 W Lawrence, Chicago, Illinois, USALKO210
time: 2:59 | referee: Genaro Rodriguez | judge: Ted Gimza | judge: Bill Lerch | judge: Matthew Podgorski
Marcos Sandro pulls upset in Main Event over veteran Johnny Tapia
2005-04-15Frankie Archuleta24-4-1
Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWUD1010
referee: Russell Mora | judge: Anita Aragon 96-94 | judge: Margaret Garcia 96-94 | judge: Levi Martinez 96-94
2005-01-22Nicky Bentz36-3-2
Dodge Arena, Hidalgo, Texas, USAWSD1010
judge: Glen Rick Crocker 98-92 | judge: Raul Ortega 96-93 | judge: Freddy Ledesma 92-97
2004-03-05Frankie Archuleta22-4-1
New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, New Mexico, USALSD1010
referee: Tony Rosales | judge: William Gantt 92-98 | judge: Levi Martinez 94-96 | judge: James Bagshaw 96-95
2003-09-26Carlos Contreras19-7-3
Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWUD1010
judge: Cordy Sanchez | judge: Ester Lopez | judge: James Bagshaw
Scores: 98-92, 96-94, 99-93.
2002-11-02Marco Antonio Barrera55-3-0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALUD1212
referee: Jay Nady | judge: Chuck Giampa 112-116 | judge: Bill Graham 110-118 | judge: Dave Moretti 110-118
2002-04-27Manuel Medina60-11-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWMD1212
referee: Steve Smoger | judge: Tony Paolillo 115-113 | judge: George Colon 115-113 | judge: Melvina Lathan 114-114
IBF World featherweight title
2002-01-19Eduardo Enrique Alvarez29-4-0
York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United KingdomWTKO110x3
time: 1:22 | referee: Richard James Davies
2001-06-30Cesar Soto54-9-3
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO310
time: 2:47 | referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Bill Graham | judge: Patricia Morse Jarman | judge: Dave Moretti
2001-03-17Cuauhtemoc Gomez48-8-0
Convention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWRTD610
time: 3:00 | referee: Al Martinez | judge: Jim Ashe | judge: William Gantt | judge: Levi Martinez
2000-10-07Paulie Ayala30-1-0
MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALUD1212
referee: Richard Steele | judge: Chuck Giampa 113-115 | judge: Jerry Roth 113-115 | judge: Keith MacDonald 112-116
Bout made at a catchweight of 124 pounds.
2000-05-06Pedro Javier Torres32-14-8
Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USAWUD1212
referee: Rocky Burke | judge: Lorenzo Saiz 118-107 | judge: Ted Gimza 119-105 | judge: Richard Green 119-106
WBO World bantamweight title
2000-01-08Jorge Eliecer Julio42-1-0
The Pit, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWUD1212
referee: Mike Ortega | judge: Manuel Maritxalar 118-109 | judge: Jose Rivera 116-111 | judge: Levi Martinez 119-108
WBO World bantamweight title
1999-06-26Paulie Ayala27-1-0
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USALUD1212
referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Fernando Viso 113-116 | judge: Duane Ford 113-116 | judge: Guy Jutras 114-115
WBA World bantamweight title
1999-04-24Alberto Martinez36-25-2
Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWKO110
time: 1:43 | referee: Larry Chavez | judge: Stan Gallup | judge: Al Martinez | judge: Vickie Uhlenbrock
1998-12-05Nana Yaw Konadu39-3-1
Convention Center, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USAWMD1212
referee: Frank Cappuccino | judge: Uriel Aguilera 116-111 | judge: John Poturaj 115-112 | judge: Franco Priami 114-114
WBA World bantamweight title
1998-08-29Carlos Francis Hernandez14-4-0
Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1010
referee: Joe Cortez | judge: Bill Graham 99-91 | judge: Glenn Trowbridge 99-91 | judge: Al Siciliano 99-90
1998-02-13Rodolfo Blanco29-11-1
The Pit - UNM, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWUD1212
referee: Tony Rosales | judge: Bill Ray 119-108 | judge: William Gantt 120-107 | judge: Harold Gomes 120-107
WBO World super flyweight title
IBF World super flyweight title
1997-12-13Andy Agosto14-1-0
Amphitheater, Pompano Beach, Florida, USAWUD1212
referee: Frank Santore Jr | judge: Rocky Young 120-108 | judge: Robert Cox 117-111 | judge: Hugo Penice 119-109
WBO World super flyweight title
IBF World super flyweight title
1997-07-18Danny Romero30-1-0
Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1212
referee: Mitch Halpern | judge: Glen Hamada 115-113 | judge: Jerry Roth 116-112 | judge: Clark Sammartino 116-112
WBO World super flyweight title
IBF World super flyweight title
1997-03-08Jorge Barrera18-7-1
Convention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWTKO312
time: 1:58 | referee: Tony Rosales | judge: Al Munoz 20-18 | judge: Dr Ruben M Garcia 20-18 | judge: Robert Gonzalez 20-18
WBO World super flyweight title
1996-11-30Adonis Cruz25-2-1
Tingley Coliseum, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWUD1212
referee: Al Martinez | judge: Al Munoz 116-113 | judge: Rocky Burke 117-111 | judge: Hugo Penice 119-113
WBO World super flyweight title
1996-10-11Sammy Stewart14-5-2
Texas Station Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO712
time: 1:44 | referee: Jay Nady | judge: Tom Miller 60-54 | judge: Bill Graham 59-55 | judge: Duane Ford 59-55
WBO World super flyweight title
1996-08-17Hugo Rafael Soto45-3-2
Sports Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWUD1212
referee: Tony Rosales | judge: Jose Roberto Torres 118-110 | judge: Al Munoz 118-110 | judge: Dennis Nelson 119-110
WBO World super flyweight title
1996-06-07Ivan Alvarez12-2-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO812
time: 1:31 | referee: Richard Steele | judge: Chuck Giampa 70-63 | judge: Nelson Vazquez 70-63 | judge: Jerry Roth 69-64
WBO World super flyweight title
1996-04-30Ramon Gonzales11-4-1
San Antonio, Texas, USAWTKO210
time: 0:45 | judge: Gale E. Van Hoy | judge: Roy Ovalle | judge: Steve Jaramillo
1996-02-03Giovanni Andrade17-2-0
Great Western Forum, Inglewood, California, USAWTKO212
time: 2:26 | referee: Raul Caiz Sr | judge: Dave Nelson 10-9 | judge: Horacio Bakemon 10-9 | judge: Tomas Vasquez 10-9
WBO World super flyweight title
1995-12-01Willy Salazar42-22-1
Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USAWRTD912
time: 3:00 | referee: Raul Caiz Sr | judge: Aaron Kizer 89-81 | judge: Lou Moret 89-81 | judge: Juan Baez 89-81
WBO World super flyweight title
1995-10-19Raul Rios27-10-2
Boulder Station Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1010
100-90 | 100-90 | 100-90
1995-09-09Jesse Miranda11-3-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1010
99-91 | 97-93 | 99-91
1995-07-02Arthur Johnson11-2-0
Johnson Center Gym, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWMD1212
referee: Ismael Wiso Fernandez | judge: Nelson Vazquez 116-112 | judge: Al Munoz 114-114 | judge: Tomas Vasquez 115-113
WBO World super flyweight title
1995-05-06Ricardo Vargas21-4-2
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USADTD812
referee: Mills Lane | judge: Clark Sammartino 66-66 | judge: Bill Graham 66-66 | judge: Dalby Shirley 68-64
WBO World super flyweight title
1995-02-10Jose Rafael Sosa15-9-5
The Pit, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWUD1212
referee: Ismael Wiso Fernandez | judge: Aaron Kizer 118-109 | judge: Rafael Lopez Santos 117-110 | judge: Nelson Vazquez 120-107
WBO World super flyweight title
1994-12-08Rolando Bohol34-14-3
Convention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWTKO210
time: 2:21 | referee: Larry Chavez | judge: Rocky Burke | judge: William Gantt | judge: Vickie Uhlenbrock
1994-10-12Henry Martinez16-1-1
The Pit, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWTKO1112
time: 1:23 | referee: Dennis Nelson | judge: James Condon 98-92 | judge: Al Munoz 97-93 | judge: Tomas Vasquez 97-93
vacant WBO World super flyweight title
1994-07-15Oscar Aguilar2-11-0
America West Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, USAWTKO312
NABF super flyweight title
1994-06-24Rafael Granillo15-4-0
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWTKO910
time: 2:15 | referee: Marty Denkin
1994-05-05Antonio Ruiz13-4-3
Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USAWUD1010
judge: Henry Elesperu 100-90 | judge: Lou Moret 100-90 | judge: Jose Cobian 97-93
1994-04-15Arturo Estrada17-11-1
Kiva Auditorium, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWTKO210
referee: Larry Chavez | judge: Hugh Bishop | judge: Sandy Pino | judge: Dan Sisneros
1994-03-27Jaime Olvera2-13-0
Expo Square Pavilion, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USAWKO48
time: 1:08 | referee: Kevin Champion
1990-10-26Santiago Caballero34-8-1
Lujan Building, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWTD712
referee: Robert Ferrara | judge: Hugh Bishop 59-55 | judge: Joe Garcia 58-56 | judge: Jerry Hanson 59-55
USBA super flyweight title (supervisor: Al Goodman)
Fight stopped due to accidental thumb in the eye of Tapia.
1990-09-20Luigi Camputaro22-4-0
Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1212
referee: Richard Steele | judge: Joe Garcia 119-109 | judge: Cindy Bartin 120-108 | judge: Bill Graham 119-110
USBA super flyweight title (supervisor: Robert Whitesal)
1990-07-27Jose Montiel33-3-1
Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO912
time: 2:07 | referee: Carlos Padilla | judge: Bill Graham | judge: Dave Moretti | judge: Cindy Bartin
USBA super flyweight title (supervisor: Jim Stevenson)
Montiel stopped on 3-knockdown rule.
1990-06-21Pablo Valenzuela19-1-3
La Mancha Athletic Club, Phoenix, Arizona, USAWKO512
time: 2:36 | referee: Al Munoz | judge: Robert Cox | judge: Howard Richey | judge: Joe Garcia
USBA super flyweight title (supervisor: Mike Cusimano)
1990-05-10Roland Gomez21-3-0
Harrah's Tahoe, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USAWTKO1112
time: 1:27 | referee: Mills Lane | judge: Bill Graham | judge: Burt A. Clements | judge: Keith MacDonald
USBA super flyweight title (supervisor: Robert Whitesal)
1990-03-16Abraham Garcia2-13-0
Phoenix, Arizona, USAWKO1
1990-02-16Jesus Chong9-1-0
Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD88
80-73 | 79-73 | 78-74
1989-12-01Martin Perez Ramirez5-1-0
Hacienda Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD88
referee: Davey Pearl
1989-11-17Prudencio De Jesus0-1-0
Phoenix, Arizona, USAWTKO1
1989-10-17John Michael Johnson7-3-0
State Fair, Phoenix, Arizona, USAWUD88
referee: Al Munoz | judge: Greg Hughes 78-74 | judge: Robert Cox 79-75 | judge: Aaron Kizer 78-75
1989-08-19Hugo Partida1-10-1
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWKO2
1989-06-17Josefino Suarez4-3-1
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWUD88
referee: Merv Nephew
1989-03-23Fred Hernandez7-1-0
Marriott Hotel, Irvine, California, USAWUD88
Behind on points, Tapia spectacularly flattens Hernandez with three seconds remaining. An unconscious Hernandez is saved by the bell, but knockdown turns the verdict.
1989-02-17Abner Barajas0-3-0
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USAWTKO2
referee: Mike Sanchez
1988-12-01Simon Contreras4-5-2
Marriott Hotel, Irvine, California, USAWUD88
1988-10-14Jorge Salinas0-1-0
Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWTKO1
1988-09-29Manuel Martinez1-6-1
Marriott Hotel, Irvine, California, USAWKO16
referee: Pat Russell
1988-09-16Miguel Martinez4-1-0
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWKO16
time: 2:02
Per Commission report, Martinez suspended for 45 days.
1988-06-30Martin Perez Ramirez1-0-0
Marriott Hotel, Irvine, California, USAWTKO16
1988-05-16Norberto Ayala1-6-0
Fresno, California, USAWKO44
1988-04-11James Dean7-0-0
Fresno, California, USAWUD66
Tapia is knocked down in this fight
1988-03-28Efren Chavez6-1-0
Marriott Hotel, Irvine, California, USADMD44
referee: Burton Gillium | judge: Gwen Adair 38-38 | judge: Chuck Hassett 37-39 | judge: John Thomas 39-39

 
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