On the Ropes

Updated: February 20, 2003, 1:56 PM ET
By By Tim Keown, ESPN The Magazine
Get over it, they tell Johnny Tapia. You've got a beautiful wife who understands you, two sons who adore you, fans who forgive you and a body that withstands you. What else could a man need? You're a legend, a future Hall of Famer, a five-time world title-holder. You've made enough money for six lifetimes. Get over it, they tell him. Move on.


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