(RIP)Hector "Macho" Camacho Vs. "Yori Boy" Campas 2 Real Fight Champs "Nations Collide 2" 5/9/09

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Hector "Macho" Camacho vs. "Yori Boy" Campas PPV Real Fight Championships "Nations Collide 2" May 9, 2009. Orlando, FL (Doubetree Hotel-Universal Studios)

Hector "Macho" Camacho was shot in the neck and face this evening during a drive by shooting in Puerto Rico. His driver was killed. Hector was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Just moments ago Boricua Boxing reported on their twitter page that they have confirmed Macho had passed away. He was 50 years old.


Police in Puerto Rico say former boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho has been shot and critically wounded.

Camacho was shot in the face while in a car outside a bar in Bayamon, one of the cities that make up the San Juan metropolitan area. A statement from police in Bayamon said he was shot Tuesday night.

A second man also was shot and killed but authorities say it is not clear what relationship, if any, Camacho had with the other victim. The motive was unknown.

The 50-year-old former boxer was unconscious as he was taken to the trauma center at Centro Medico in San Juan. Hospital officials told reporters he was in serious condition.

Camacho won super lightweight, lightweight and junior welterweight world titles in the 1980s.