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Hector Camacho boxer

Hector Camacho image
Status inactive
Age 50
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 6½″/169cm
Reach 69″/175cm
Debut 1980-09-12
Born 1962-05-24
Death 2012-11-24
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence New York, New York, USA
bouts
88
won
79
lost
6
draw
3
bouts
88
won
79
lost
6
draw
3
Status inactive
Age 50
Division lightweight
Height 5′ 6½″/169cm
Reach 69″/175cm
Debut 1980-09-12
Born 1962-05-24
Death 2012-11-24
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence New York, New York, USA

Héctor Luís Camacho Matías (May 24, 1962 – November 24, 2012), commonly known by his nickname "Macho" Camacho, was a Puerto Rican professional boxer and entertainer. Known for his quickness in the ring and flamboyant style, Camacho competed professionally from 1980 to 2010, and was a world champion in three weight classes. He held the WBC super featherweight title from 1983 to 1984, the WBC lightweight title from 1985 to 1987, and the WBO junior welterweight title twice between 1989 and 1992.In a storied amateur career, Camacho won three New York Golden Gloves tournaments, beginning with the Sub-Novice 112 lbs championship in 1978. During his professional career, Camacho had many notable fights against some of the biggest names in boxing, defeating Roberto Durán twice late in Duran's career, and knocking out Sugar Ray Leonard to send him into permanent retirement. He also fought Julio César Chávez, Félix Trinidad, and Oscar De La Hoya, among others.

Héctor Luís Camacho Matías (May 24, 1962 – November 24, 2012), commonly known by his nickname "Macho" Camacho, was a Puerto Rican professional boxer and entertainer. Known for his quickness in the ring and flamboyant style, Camacho competed professionally from 1980 to 2010, and was a world champion in three weight classes. He held the WBC super featherweight title from 1983 to 1984, the WBC lightweight title from 1985 to 1987, and the WBO junior welterweight title twice between 1989 and 1992.In a storied amateur career, Camacho won three New York Golden Gloves tournaments, beginning with the Sub-Novice 112 lbs championship in 1978. During his professional career, Camacho had many notable fights against some of the biggest names in boxing, defeating Roberto Durán twice late in Duran's career, and knocking out Sugar Ray Leonard to send him into permanent retirement. He also fought Julio César Chávez, Félix Trinidad, and Oscar De La Hoya, among others.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
May 14, 2010 Saul Duran WLWLLL Civic Center, Kissimmee LOSS
Unanimous decision
May 9, 2009 Luis Ramon Campas WLLWLL DoubleTree Hotel, Orlando DRAW
Split-decision
July 18, 2008 Perry Ballard WWLWWW Reliant Arena, Houston vacant World Boxing Foundation International Super Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 9, 2005 Raul Munoz WLLLLW Convention Center, Tucson WIN
Unanimous decision
July 3, 2004 Clint McNeil LWWWWL Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, Biloxi WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 5, 2003 Craig Houk LLWWWW Seminole Casino, Coconut Creek WIN
Technical knockout
April 18, 2003 Chris Walsh WWWLLW RBC Center, Raleigh LOSS
TD
Jan. 18, 2003 Otilio Villarreal LLLLLL Osceola Stadium, Fort Lauderdale WIN
Technical knockout
July 14, 2001 Roberto Duran WWLLWW Pepsi Center, Denver WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 3, 2001 Troy Lowry WWWWWW Club Level, Miami Beach WIN
Unanimous decision
June 16, 2000 Tim Bryan LLWWWL Casino Rama, Rama WIN
Technical knockout
June 9, 2000 Billy Fox WWWWWW Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona WIN
Unanimous decision
April 8, 2000 Bobby Elkins WWWLLW Joe Louis Arena, Detroit WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 27, 1999 Jorge Vaca WWWWLW Carolina DRAW
TD
Oct. 21, 1999 Manuel Esparza WWWLL Washington Hilton & Towers, Washington WIN
Technical knockout
June 18, 1999 Patrick Goossen WWWWLW Field House, Struthers WIN
Unanimous decision
March 19, 1999 Scott Smith DLWWLL Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 23, 1998 Ken Sigurani LWWWWL Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort, Chester WIN
Split-decision
Aug. 11, 1998 Tony Menefee WWWWW Miccosukee Indian Gaming Resort, Miami International Boxing Council Super Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 12, 1998 Tommy Small WLLWLL Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona International Boxing Council Super Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 13, 1997 Oscar De La Hoya WWWWWW Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Welterweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
March 1, 1997 Ray Leonard WWWDWL Convention Center, Atlantic City International Boxing Council Middleweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 1, 1996 Heath Todd WLWW War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 20, 1996 Arturo Nina LLLLWL Madison Square Garden Theater, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
July 11, 1996 Craig Houk LWWLWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
June 22, 1996 Roberto Duran LWLWWW Mark Etess Arena, Atlantic City vacant International Boxing Council Middleweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 11, 1996 Wilbur Garst LWWLWW Corpus Christi WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 16, 1996 Sal Lopez WWWWWW War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale International Boxing Council Welterweight

DRAW
TD
Dec. 9, 1995 Lonnie Horn WWLWWW Mark of the Quad Cities, Moline WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 7, 1995 Danny Chavez WWWDLL Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort, Chester WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 11, 1995 Richie Hess WWWWWL International Ballroom, Washington WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 28, 1995 Tony Rodriguez WWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 6, 1995 Gary Kirkland WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket International Boxing Council Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 27, 1995 Juan Arroyo WWWWWW War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale WIN
Corner retirement
May 20, 1995 Homer Gibbins WWLWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City International Boxing Council Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
March 29, 1995 Verdell Smith LLWWL Shoemaker Center, Cincinnati International Boxing Council Welterweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 28, 1995 Luis Maysonet WWWWWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
Corner retirement
Jan. 14, 1995 Todd Foster WWWWLW Convention Hall, Atlantic City International Boxing Council Welterweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 15, 1994 Rusty Derouen WLWWWL Civic Center, Erie WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 27, 1994 Pat Lawlor WLLLWW Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis WIN
Unanimous decision
June 9, 1994 Craig Snyder WWLWWW Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont WIN
Unanimous decision
May 3, 1994 Franco DiOrio WWWWWW Casino Magic, Bay Saint Louis WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 29, 1994 Felix Trinidad WWWWWW MGM Grand, Las Vegas LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 18, 1993 Lee Fortune WLLLLL Estadio Cuauhtemoc, Puebla WIN
Technical knockout
June 19, 1993 Tom Alexander WWWWWW Sports Arena, San Diego WIN
Technical knockout
May 8, 1993 Eric Podolak WWWWWW Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 12, 1992 Julio Cesar Chavez WWWWWW Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Super Lightweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 1, 1992 Eddie VanKirk LWDWWW Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas WIN
Technical knockout
May 18, 1991 Greg Haugen WWLWWW Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno World Boxing Organisation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Split-decision
Feb. 23, 1991 Greg Haugen LWWLWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas World Boxing Organisation World Super Lightweight

LOSS
Split-decision
Aug. 11, 1990 Tony Baltazar WWLWWW Caesars Tahoe, Outdoor Arena, Stateline World Boxing Organisation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 3, 1990 Vinny Pazienza WWLWWW Convention Hall, Atlantic City World Boxing Organisation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 4, 1989 Raul Torres LWWWWL Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City World Boxing Organisation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
July 17, 1989 Tommy Hanks WLWWWW Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
March 6, 1989 Ray Mancini WWWWLL Lawlor Events Center, Reno vacant World Boxing Organisation World Super Lightweight

WIN
Split-decision
Oct. 22, 1988 Rick Souce WWWWWL Bayamon WIN
Technical knockout
June 25, 1988 Reyes Antonio Cruz WLWWWL Tropicana Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
May 2, 1987 Howard Davis Jr LWWLDW Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 26, 1986 Cornelius Boza-Edwards WWWWWD Abel Holtz Stadium, Miami Beach World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
June 13, 1986 Edwin Rosario WLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Split-decision
Dec. 18, 1985 Freddie Roach LLWWWL Arco Arena, Sacramento WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 10, 1985 Jose Luis Ramirez WWWWWW Riviera Hotel & Casino, SuperStar Center, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
April 29, 1985 Roque Montoya WLWWWW Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo NABF Lightweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 19, 1985 Louis Burke WWWWLW Imperial Ballroom, Atlantic City WIN
Corner retirement
May 20, 1984 Rafael Williams WWWWWL Coliseum, Corpus Christi WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 18, 1983 Rafael Solis WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 7, 1983 Rafael Limon WLWWWL Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan vacant World Boxing Council World Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 3, 1983 Irleis Perez WWWWWW Phoenix Civic Plaza, Phoenix WIN
Unanimous decision
Feb. 12, 1983 John Montes WWWWWL Bunker Fieldhouse, Anchorage WIN
KO
Nov. 20, 1982 Greg Coverson WWWWWW Showboat Hotel & Casino, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 30, 1982 Melvin Paul WWWWWW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Aug. 28, 1982 Johnny Sato WWWLLW Sands Casino Hotel, Atlantic City WIN
KO
July 11, 1982 Louis Loy WWDWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
May 21, 1982 Refugio Rojas WWWLLW Felt Forum, New York NABF Super Featherweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 31, 1982 Rafael Lopez WWLWWW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 15, 1982 Jorge Nina LLWDLL Richmond Hill Arena, Richmond Hill WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 11, 1981 Blaine Dickson WWWWLW Felt Forum, New York NABF Super Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Nov. 5, 1981 Anthony Murray WWWWLW Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 16, 1981 Robert Mullins WWWLWL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Technical knockout
July 24, 1981 Jose Figueroa LLWLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
June 25, 1981 Marcial Santiago LLLLLL Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
May 16, 1981 Kato Ali LLLLLL Concord Resort Hotel, Kiamesha Lake WIN
Technical knockout
May 2, 1981 Tomas Enrique Diaz LLWLL New York WIN
Unanimous decision
April 24, 1981 Jerry Strickland LLLLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
March 27, 1981 Robert Johnson LLLLLL New York WIN
KO
March 12, 1981 Herman Ingram DLWLLL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 12, 1980 Benny Llanos L Felt Forum, New York WIN
KO
Sept. 12, 1980 David Brown DL Felt Forum, New York WIN
Points