Paulie Ayala vs. Johnny Tapia (2nd meeting)
2000-10-07 : Paulie Ayala 123 lbs beat Johnny Tapia 124 lbs by UD in round 12 of 12
- Location: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
- Referee: Richard Steele
- Judge: Chuck Giampa 115-113
- Judge: Jerry Roth 115-113
- Judge: Keith MacDonald 116-112
- Weights: Ayala 123 lbs, Tapia 124 lbs
- Mayhem ensued after the fight as the Tapia camp was incensed at the decision.
- An angry Tapia was ushered from the ring by security.
- Tapia's brother-in-law punched Todd DuBoef (promoter Bob Arum's stepson) of Top Rank in the mouth. He was led away in handcuffs.