He won three Golden Gloves titles as an amateur, and after turning pro, he quickly became a contender with an all-action style reminiscent of other Puerto Rican fighters.Camacho won the rematch to set up his signature fight against Chavez, this time at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.In 1997, Camacho ended Leonard's final comeback with a fifth-round knockout.It was Camacho's last big victory even though he boxed for another decade.'Hector was a fighter who brought a lot of excitement to boxing,' said Ed Brophy, executive director of International the Boxing Hall of Fame.' He was a good champion.Camacho landed in jail as a teenager before turning to boxing, which for many kids in his neighborhood provided an outlet for their aggression.
'A couple years back, when I was doing it, I was still enjoying it. I know I'm at the age that some people can't do this no more.'Camacho's family moved to New York when he was young and he grew up in Spanish Harlem, which at the time was rife with crime.
The boxer wore white, along with a large gold crucifix and a necklace spelling out his nickname, 'Macho,' in capital letters. 20 while sitting in a parked car with a friend outside a bar in Bayamon, his hometown.
The friend died at the scene and the boxer three days later after doctors removed him from life support.
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