All fights list 2021, champion titles, age, height, reach and weight, KO ratio of the boxer Johnny «Mi Vida Loca» Tapia.

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Johnny Tapia

Information updated: 2021-09-22

Wins
59
(30 KOs)

Losses
5
(1 KOs)

Draws
2
 

Given name: John Lee Tapia

Alias: Mi Vida Loca

Born: February 13, 1967

Died: May 27, 2012 (45 years)

BoxRec ID: 1160

Nationality: USAUSA

Division: super flyweight

Weight: 115 lb (52,16 kg)

Height: 5′ 6″ (168 cm)

Reach: 65″ (165 cm)

Stance: orthodox

KOs: 50%

Birth place: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Residence: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Wins by KO: 50%
Wins by dec: 49%
Losses by KO: 20%
Losses by dec: 80%

The last fight of Johnny Tapia took place on June 4, 2011 against Mauricio Pastrana.
Tapia won by unanimous decision (UD).

  • Total fights: 66
  • Wins: 59
  • Wins by KO: 30
  • Wins by dec: 29
  • Losses: 5
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by dec: 4
  • Draws: 2

Professional career

How many fights did Johnny Tapia have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2011-06-04 Mauricio Pastrana Win
UD
2010-09-24 Jose Alonso Win
TKO
2010-03-06 Jorge Alberto Reyes Win
TKO
2007-02-23 Evaristo Primero Win
MD
2005-09-16 Sandro Marcos Loss
KO
2005-04-15 Frankie Archuleta Win
UD
2005-01-22 Nicky Bentz Win
SD
2004-03-05 Frankie Archuleta Loss
SD
2003-09-26 Carlos Contreras Win
UD
2002-11-02 Marco Antonio Barrera Loss
UD
2002-04-27 Manuel Medina Win
MD
IBF World Featherweight Title
2002-01-19 Eduardo Enrique Alvarez Win
TKO
2001-06-30 Cesar Soto Win
KO
2001-03-17 Cuauhtemoc Gomez Win
RTD
2000-10-07 Paulie Ayala Loss
UD
2000-05-06 Pedro Javier Torres Win
UD
WBO World Bantamweight Title
2000-01-08 Jorge Eliecer Julio Win
UD
WBO World Bantamweight Title
1999-06-26 Paulie Ayala Loss
UD
WBA World Bantamweight Title
1999-04-24 Alberto Martinez Win
KO
1998-12-05 Nana Yaw Konadu Win
MD
WBA World Bantamweight Title
1998-08-29 Carlos Francis Hernandez Win
UD
1998-02-13 Rodolfo Blanco Win
UD
IBF World Super Flyweight Title
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1997-12-13 Andy Agosto Win
UD
IBF World Super Flyweight Title
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1997-07-18 Danny Romero Jr Win
UD
IBF World Super Flyweight Title
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1997-03-08 Jorge Barrera Win
TKO
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1996-11-30 Adonis Cruz Win
UD
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1996-10-11 Sammy Stewart Win
TKO
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1996-08-17 Hugo Rafael Soto Win
UD
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1996-06-07 Ivan Alvarez Win
TKO
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1996-04-30 Ramon Gonzales Win
TKO
1996-02-03 Giovanni Andrade Win
TKO
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1995-12-01 Willy Salazar Win
RTD
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1995-10-19 Raul Rios Win
UD
1995-09-09 Jesse Miranda Win
UD
1995-07-02 Arthur Johnson Win
MD
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1995-05-06 Ricardo Vargas Draw
TD
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1995-02-10 Jose Rafael Sosa Win
UD
WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1994-12-08 Rolando Bohol Win
KO
1994-10-12 Henry Martinez Win
TKO
vacant WBO World Super Flyweight Title
1994-07-15 Oscar Aguilar Win
TKO
NABF Super Flyweight Title
1994-06-24 Rafael Granillo Win
TKO
1994-05-05 Antonio Ruiz Win
UD
1994-04-15 Arturo Estrada Win
TKO
1994-03-27 Jaime Olvera Win
KO
1990-10-26 Santiago Caballero Win
TD
USBA Super Flyweight Title
1990-09-20 Luigi Camputaro Win
UD
USBA Super Flyweight Title
1990-07-27 Jose Felix Montiel Win
TKO
USBA Super Flyweight Title
1990-06-21 Pablo Valenzuela Win
KO
USBA Super Flyweight Title
1990-05-10 Roland Gomez Win
TKO
USBA Super Flyweight Title
1990-03-16 Abraham Garcia Win
TKO
1990-02-16 Jesus Chong Win
UD
1989-12-01 Martin Perez Ramirez Win
UD
1989-11-17 Prudencio De Jesus Win
TKO
1989-10-17 John Michael Johnson Win
UD
1989-08-19 Hugo Partida Win
KO
1989-06-17 Josefino Suarez Win
UD
1989-03-23 Fred Hernandez Win
UD
1989-02-17 Abner Barajas Win
TKO
1988-12-01 Simon Contreras Win
UD
1988-10-14 Jorge Salinas Win
TKO
1988-09-29 Manuel Martinez Win
KO
1988-09-16 Miguel Martinez Win
KO
1988-06-30 Martin Perez Ramirez Win
TKO
1988-05-16 Norberto Ayala Win
KO
1988-04-11 James Dean Win
UD
1988-03-28 Efren Chavez Draw
MD

Who all beat Johnny Tapia?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2005-09-16 Sandro Marcos Loss
KO
2004-03-05 Frankie Archuleta Loss
SD
2002-11-02 Marco Antonio Barrera Loss
UD
2000-10-07 Paulie Ayala Loss
UD
1999-06-26 Paulie Ayala Loss
UD
WBA World Bantamweight Title
Boxer Johnny Tapia

Boxer Johnny Tapia

Johnny Tapia was an American boxer, who competed in the super flyweight division.

Johnny was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, on February 13, 1967.
He passed away on May 27, 2012 at the age of 45.

Pro debut

A 21-year-old Tapia made his professional debut on March 28, 1988 against Efren Chavez.
Johnny’s bout ended in a draw by majority decision (MD).

First world title

On October 12, 1994 Johnny Tapia became the WBO super flyweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

Current world super flyweight champions

Division
WBC

IBO

WBO

IBF

WBA

The Ring
super flyweight
weight limit:
115 lbs / 52,16 kg
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(Franchise)
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