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Hector Camacho: 1962—: Boxer Biography

Born To Fight, Car Theft And Prison, Lightning Speed, Won Titles, Later Career Wins And Losses

Hector Camacho: 1962—: Boxer.




Starting out in life as a street fighter and car thief on the tough streets of New York's Spanish Harlem, Hector "Macho" Camacho became one of boxing's most flamboyant and entertaining showmen in the 1980s and 1990s. In his younger days, Camacho had phenomenal speed and quickness and, at five-foot five inches tall, won six titles in five different weight classes. Despite an impressive record of 76-4-2, Camacho's life has been burdened by consistent drug use and legal problems.


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