Boxing Champ

Johnny Tapia is hoisted up after his fight against Marco Antonio Barrera at their middleweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 2, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo Credit: Jed Jacobsohn / Getty Images)

Police: 5-Time Boxing Champ Johnny Tapia Found Dead In New Mexico

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. He was 45.

05/28/2012

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