So what happened
last Friday came as no shock. Johnny pulled out of the fight, touching off a
pointless crossfire with his promoter over money, contracts and lawsuits. Fans
went to the El Paso County Coliseum, cursed his name and wondered what happened
to Johnny Tapia's heart. "I'm empty," he said last week.
"Everything's gone in me."
That's not quite
true: He's alive, and the match of his life stands at a draw. Johnny and Teresa
still have each other.
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