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'Tapia' film on late NM boxer set to premiere

Updated: June 13, 2013, 6:02 PM ET
Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A documentary on the rise and fall of Albuquerque-born, multiple-time world champion boxer Johnny Tapia premieres this weekend.

KOAT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/19rx1eR ) that "Tapia" is scheduled to be shown Saturday at the Los Angeles Film Festival and will feature some of the late boxer's final interviews.

His widow, Teresa Tapia, says there is a lot of emotion in the documentary.

Boxing promoter Lou DiBella and hip-hop artist 50 Cent have acquired the ...

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