American five-time world champion Johnny Tapia has died at the age of forty five, at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He wan amazing boxer, but however he did battle cocaine addiction, alcohol, depression and run-ins with the law.
He had several stints in jail. He like being in the ring for him that was his calming, his escape. In his boxing career he was a huge credit to the sport and we had a great character. Photo Credit, www.wkyc.com/news