Team Tapia Boxing Academy

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Team Tapia Boxing Academy, 2500 San Mateo Place NE Albuquerque, NM 87110 Map




First time: 5$
Month 45$


Boxing is a great way to build your strength and develop your fitness. We offer classes and training for boxing beginners and those just wanting to stay fit! Download a pdf of our classes!

We are a full service gym outfitted with all the equipment you need. We are staffed by professional boxing trainers with years of experience in boxing. We also offer merchandise for all your boxing needs. Come in and visit us and join Team Tapia!


Team Tapia Boxing Academy
Come train with 7-Time World Boxing Champion Johnny "Mi Vida Loca" Tapia! Adults and children are welcome. Come learn the techniques that Johnny learned to become a CHAMPION! Beginner classes are available, advanced if you are a seasoned pro! This gym is for anyone that wants to just keep in shape, or if you want to be come part of the World Famous Team Tapia Boxing Team!



John Lee "Johnny" Tapia (February 13, 1967 – May 27, 2012) was a New Mexican five-time boxing world champion from Albuquerque, New Mexico.


Johnny Tapia endured a tragic early life. His father had reportedly been murdered while his mother was pregnant with him. When he was eight years old, his mother, Virginia, was kidnapped, raped, hanged, repeatedly stabbed, and left for dead by her assailant. Tapia was awakened by her screams and saw her chained to the back of a pickup truck. He tried to alert others in his household, but no one believed him. His mother was later found by the police and taken to the hospital after she had crawled 100 yards to a road. She died four days after the attack without regaining consciousness. Raised thereafter by his grandmother, Tapia turned to boxing at the age of nine.[1]

Amateur career

Tapia had an outstanding amateur career, and was the 1983 National Golden Gloves light flyweight champion and the 1985 National Golden Gloves flyweight champion...

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