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Boxer Hector ‘Macho’ Comacho had a heart attack after having been taken off life support on Saturday, Dr. Ernesto Torres, the director of the Centro Medico trauma center in Puerto Rico reported. Camacho died a short time later at 1:45a.m. He was 50 years old. [...]
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Hector "Macho" Camacho, the boxing legend who was shot in the face Tuesday in Puerto Rico, was declared by doctors to be clinically brain dead on Thursday.
Hector Camacho died on Saturday at a hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico, days after he was shot in the face. The loved, but troubled boxer was one of the most colorful and charismatic boxers of his generation.
Camacho was shot on Tuesday while sitting in a Ford Mustang with a friend. The former boxer’s friend died from his injuries as well. The former boxer was initially expected...
Boxing legend Hector “Macho” Camacho has been declared clinically brain dead. Family members are reportedly disagreeing on whether or not to remove him from life support.
Dr. Ernesto Torres said doctors have finished performing all medical tests on Camacho, who was shot in the face Tuesday night.
“We have done everything we could,” said Torres, who is the director of the...
Hector ''Macho'' Camacho will be taken off life support, his mother said Friday night, indicating she would have doctors do that Saturday. It was a decision the former championship boxer's eldest son opposed.
The boxer's mother, Maria Matias, told reporters outside the hospital where Camacho lay unconscious since being shot in the face that she had decided...
Former championship boxer Hector ''Macho'' Camacho died Saturday at the hospital in Puerto Rico where he has been unconscious since he was shot in the face in an attack in his hometown.
Camacho went into cardiac arrest in the pre-dawn hours and he was then taken off life support and died shortly thereafter, said Dr. Ernesto Torres, the director of the Centro Medico...
Hector "Macho" Camacho will be taken off life support Saturday, his mother indicated Friday night. The former world champion boxer, who was shot in the face last week, was pronounced clinically brain dead and is expected to be taken off the artificial respirator that keeps him alive — a decision opposed by his eldest son, Hector Camacho Jr..
The fighter's mother...
ESPN Pays Tribute to Hector Camacho on ESPN Classic
ESPN will pay special tribute to former boxing titlist Hector Camacho today on ESPN Classic with eleven hours of programming beginning at 1 p.m. ET. Camacho passed away on Saturday at the age of 50. Camacho won Super Lightweight, Lightweight and Junior Welterweight world titles in the 1980’s and fought high-profile bouts...