johnny tapia - heavyweight factory The Boxing Hall of Fame grows one bigger this weekend, as boxing legend Johnny Tapia will be inducted, following his passing five years ago.

“Albuquerque’s “People Champ” Johnny Tapia was one of the best boxers to ever come out of New Mexico. The 5-time world champion will now be immortalized forever in the sport her loved, as he will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame on Sunday in New York…” [ Read more here ]