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Tapia in December 2011
|Real name||Glen Tapia|
|Rated at||Light Middleweight
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Reach||73 in (185 cm)|
December 11, 1989 |
Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.
|Wins by KO||15|
Glen "Jersey Boy" Tapia (born December 11, 1989) is an American professional boxer in the Middleweight division.
Tapia was born and raised in Passaic, New Jersey to Dominican immigrants from Santo Domingo, DR. He is fluent in Spanish. He has a 3-year-old daughter named Isabella Nouvel Tapia with his partner Carolin Francheli 
A record of 130-13, he competed in the junior Olympics, as well as placing in a number of silver gloves and junior golden gloves tournaments. Despite this amateur success, his style was much better suited for the pros.
Tapia won his pro debut against Edward Smith on December 13, 2008. He scored a six-round decision win against Eberto Medina on March 26, 2011. Tapia received his first loss on December 7, 2013, in a brutal fight against James Kirkland in which he was knocked out. This fight prompted Tapia to go back to the drawing board, which included replacing his trainer. Since that fight, Tapia has been trained by six time trainer of the year award winner Freddie Roach, who also trains superstar fighters Manny Pacquiao, Miguel Cotto, Ruslan Provodnikov and others. Tapia scored a second-round knockout over Mike Ruiz on the Miguel Cotto-Antonio Margarito undercard at the Madison Square Garden on December 3, 2011. On May 8, 2015, Tapia lost to Michel Soro.
|23 Wins (15 Knockouts), 4 Losses (3 Knockouts), 0 Draws|
|Result||Record||Opponent||Type||Round, Time||Date||Venue and Location||Notes|
|Loss||23-4||Jason Quigley||UD||10||2017-03-23||Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California|
|Loss||23-3||David Lemieux||TKO||4 (10), 0:56||2016-05-07||T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada||For vacant WBO-NABO Middleweight title.|
|Loss||23-2||Michel Soro||TKO||4 (10), 2:10||2015-05-08||Prudential Center in Newark, NJ||For vacant USBA and WBO-NABO Light middleweight titles.|
|Win||23-1||Daniel Dawson||TKO||3 (10), 1:42||2015-03-07||CotaiArena in Macau, China||Won WBO-NABO Light middleweight title.|
|Win||22-1||Donatas Bondorovas||TKO||4 (10), 0:47||2014-10-04||Bally's Atlantic City in Atlantic City, New Jersey|
|Win||21-1||Keenan Collins||TKO||1 (10), 1:22||2014-06-14||Bally's Atlantic City in Atlantic City, New Jersey|
|Loss||20-1||James Kirkland||TKO||6 (10), 0:38||2013-12-07||Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey|
|Win||20-0||Elco Garcia||TKO||5 (10), 2:59||2013-09-28||Bally's Atlantic City in Atlantic City, New Jersey|
|Win||19-0||Abraham Han||RTD||8 (10), 3:00||2013-07-12||Texas Station Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Win||18-0||Joseph De Los Santos||UD||8||2013-04-13||Radio City Music Hall in New York, New York|
|Win||17-0||Ayi Bruce||TKO||2 (8), 2:33||2013-01-19||Madison Square Garden in New York, New York|
|Win||16-0||Dashon Johnson||UD||6||2012-10-27||El Paso County Coliseum in El Paso, Texas|
|Win||15-0||Franklin Gonzalez||KO||1 (8), 2:05||2012-08-18||Bally's Atlantic City in Atlantic City, New Jersey|
|Win||14-0||Carlos Garcia||TKO||1 (6), 2:00||2012-07-07||Coliseo Antonio R. Barcelo in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico|
|Win||13-0||Manuel Guzman||KO||3 (6), 0:27||2012-04-27||Reverb Center in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Win||12-0||Mike Ruiz||KO||2 (6), 2:27||2011-12-03||Madison Square Garden in New York, New York, United States|
|Win||11-0||Marcus Thompkins||UD||6||2011-09-16||Joyce Center in South Bend, Indiana, United States|
|Win||10-0||Taronze Washington||UD||6||2011-06-25||South Philly Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Win||9-0||Eberto Medina||UD||6||2011-03-26||Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||8-0||Quinton Whitaker||UD||6||2010-10-30||Bally's Atlantic City in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||7-0||Nick Runningbear||TKO||2 (6), 1:36||2010-06-12||Madison Square Garden in New York, New York, United States|
|Win||6-0||James Winchester||UD||4||2010-04-17||Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||5-0||Carlos Rodriguez||RTD||3 (4), 0:01||2010-03-20||Mallory Square in Key West, Florida, United States|
|Win||4-0||Tyrone Miles||TKO||1 (4), 1:00||2010-02-27||Bally's Atlantic City in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||3-0||David Lopez||UD||4||2009-06-13||Madison Square Garden in New York, New York, United States|
|Win||2-0||Juan Carlos De Leon||TKO||2 (4), 0:34||2009-05-01||Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||1-0||Edward Smith||TKO||2 (4), 1:00||2008-12-13||Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States||Tapia's professional debut|
- Glen Tapia. Boxrec.com.
- Adames F., Yoel (1 March 2011). "El futuro". Listín Diario (in Spanish). Santo Domingo. Archived from the original on 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
Glen Tapia Nació en Passaic, New Jersey, pero sus padres son de Santo Domingo, RD. Habla bien el español, al menos más claro que Félix Sánchez y Alex Rodríguez, y luce con un futuro prometedor a pesar de su juventud, es peso mediano junior y sólo tiene 21 años y ya le ha servido de sparring a Manny Pacquiao; su foja es de 8-0, con 5 nocauts en profesional; en aficionado acumuló 130-13.
- Introducing Glen Tapia. Bad Left Hook.com.
- Glen Tapia returns on Cotto-Margarito undercard. Bad Left Hook.com.
- Manny Pacquiao's Chief Sparring Partner For Margarito. Boxing Ideas.com.