March 1, 1990
Johnny Bumphus, a member of the U.S. boxing team that was denied a chance to compete in the 1980 Olympic Games, was arrested in Tacoma, Wash., for investigation of possessing cocaine.
September 19, 1991 |
Former junior-welterweight champion Johnny Bumphus was wounded in a scuffle in which another man was fatally stabbed, police said. The dead man was identified as Douglas Shoffner, 58, of Tacoma, Wash. Bumphus won the World Boxing Assn. vacant junior-welterweight title Jan. 22, 1984, with a 15-round decision over Lorenzo Garcia in Atlantic City, N.J.
February 23, 1987
Lloyd Honeyghan stopped American challenger Johnny Bumphus in the second round Sunday at Wembley, England, to retain his World Boxing Council and International Boxing Federation welterweight titles. Referee Sam Williams of Detroit halted the fight, scheduled for 15 rounds, after 55 seconds of the second when the challenger, from Mount Laurel, N.J., was caught on the ropes and heading for a third visit to the canvas.