Hector Camacho

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Hector Camacho

Name: Hector Camacho
Alias: Macho
Birth Name: Hector Luis Camacho
Born: 1962-05-24
Birthplace: Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Died: 2012-11-24 (Age:50)
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Hometown: Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 5′ 6½″   /   169cm
Reach: 69″   /   175cm
Boxing Record: click

Hector Camacho Gallery


Father of fellow boxer Hector Camacho Jr.

Amateur Career

  • Trained at the LaSombra Sporting Club in New York
  • Amateur Record: 96-4
  • 1978 New York Golden Gloves Flyweight Sub-Novice Champion
  • 1979 New York Golden Gloves Bantamweight Open Champion, over Paul DeVorce of the Yonkers
  • 1979 Intercity Golden Gloves 119 Pound Champion, over Jesse Torres PAL
  • 1980 New York Golden Gloves Bantamweight Open Champion, over Tyrone Jackson
  • 1980 Intercity Golden Gloves 125 Pound Champion, over O. J. Johnson


Preceded by:
Carmelo Negron
New York Daily News Golden Gloves
Open Bantamweight Champion

1979-1980
Succeeded by:
Tyrone Jackson
Preceded by:
Wayne Lynumn
Intercity Golden Gloves
119 Pound Champion

1979
Succeeded by:
Wayne Lynumn
Preceded by:
Jose Antonetti
Intercity Golden Gloves
125 Pound Champion

1980
Succeeded by:
Charlie Brown




Preceded by:
Bobby Chacon
Stripped
WBC Super Featherweight Champion
1983 Aug 7 – 1984
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Julio Cesar Chavez
Preceded by:
Jose Luis Ramirez
WBC Lightweight Champion
1985 Aug 10 – 1987
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Jose Luis Ramirez
Preceded by:
Inaugural Champion
WBO Light Welterweight Champion
1989 Mar 6 – 1991 Feb 23
Succeeded by:
Greg Haugen
Preceded by:
Greg Haugen
WBO Light Welterweight Champion
1991 May 18 – 1992
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Carlos Gonzalez


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