Héctor "Macho" Camacho Through the Years
Puerto Rican boxer Héctor "Macho" Camacho has had an embattled career. From his triumphs as lightweight and junior welterweight world title winners in the 1980s to his controversial personal life, Camacho has never been shy of the spotlight.
13 Sep 1997: Boxer Oscar De La Hoya, right, battles Hector Camacho during a match at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Jed Jacobsohn /Allsport
Former world boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho, of Puerto Rico, is taken by paramedics inside a medical center in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. Camacho, 50, was shot in the face as he sat in a car at his hometown of Bayamon, one of the cities that make up the San Juan metropolitan area and doctors said he was in critical but stable condition, expected to survive. (AP Photo/GFR Media, Primera Hora/El Nuevo Dia, Sebastian Perez)
In Sep. 2012, Camacho announced he was starring in his own dating show on YouTube's NuevOn channel."Es...Macho Time," was filmed in Puerto Rico, Miami and Las Vegas, and followed the adventures of the boxer during the process of finding the woman of his dreams.
1 Aug 1992: Boxer Hector Camacho stands in the ring before his fight against Eddie Van Kirk. Mandatory Credit: Holly Stein /Allsport
29 Jan 1994: Felix Trinidad throws a punch at Hector Camacho during a fight in Las Vegas, Nevada. Trinidad won the fight in the 12th round.
03 Feb 2001: Hector Camacho Sr. and Hector Camacho Jr. celebrate after they both won their bouts during Mucho Macho Madness at the Level Club in Miami, Florida. Mandatory Credit: Ezra Shaw/ALLSPORT
1 Aug 1992: Hector Camacho walks around the ring as the referee follows him and opponent Eddie Van Kirk (left) looks on. Mandatory Credit: Holly Stein /Allsport
8 May 1993: Hector Camacho (right) trades blows with Eric Podolak during a fight in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Simon Barnett /Allsport
12 Sep 1992: General view as a boxer stands in the ring prior to a bout between Julio Cesar Chavez and Hector Camacho. Mandatory Credit: Holly Stein /Allsport
19 Jun 1993: Hector Camacho (right) lands a punch on opponent Tom Alexander. Mandatory Credit: Holly Stein /Allsport
13 Sep 1997: Hector Camacho gets water in his corner during his bout with Oscar De La Hoya at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Jed Jacobsohn /Allsport
22 Jul 1996: Hector Camacho celebrates after defeating Roberto Duran after the Hector Macho Camacho v Roberto Duran bout at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
8 May 1993: Hector Camacho stands in the ring beofre his fight with Eric Podolak in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Holly Stein /Allsport
19 Jun 1993: Hector Camacho trades blows with Tom Alexander. Mandatory Credit: Holly Stein /Allsport
1 Aug 1992: Hector Camacho stands in the ring and raises a gloved hand prior to his bout with Eddie Van Kirk. Mandatory Credit: Holly Stein /Allsport
This photo released by the Orange County Sheriff's Office is of Hector Camacho after he was arrested on a felony count of child abuse, Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in Orlando, Fla. In June a judge in Central Florida ordered the former boxing champ to have no contact with his 13-year-old son or ex-wife Amy pending a verdict in the child abuse case against the retired athlete.(AP Photo/Orange County Sheriff's Office)