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Teresa Tapia marries Johnny’s half brother

Teresa Tapia, wife and manager of ring legend Johnny Tapia, has remarried and her new husband is Jeffrey Padilla, Johnny’s half-brother, according to a report by the Albuquerque Journal. According to the Journal, Padilla was released from a New Mexico correctional facility in the summer of 2013 following a 2003 conviction on charges that included second-degree murder and drug trafficking. Teresa told the newspaper that the decision to remarry came from a mutual love for her late husband, concern for the children and a desire to keep Johnny Tapia’s legacy alive.











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