Boxer Johnny Tapia, age 45, found dead on Sunday

Posted by Andy Durham on May 28, 2012 at 11:49 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Johnny Tapia’s story coming in from YAHOO! Sports:

“My name is Johnny Lee Tapia. I was born on Friday the 13th. A Friday in February of 1967. To this day I don’t know if that makes me lucky or unlucky. When I was eight I saw my mother murdered. I never knew my father. He was murdered before I was born. I was raised as a pit bull. Raised to fight to the death. Four times I was declared dead. Four times they wanted to pull life support. And many more times I came close to dying.”

Johnny Tapia died on Sunday at age 45 and you can read more on his life and death from YAHOO! Sports when you CLICK HERE….


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