Widely acknowledged as the preeminent Mexican-born fighter in history and one of the greatest prizefighters of all time, Julio Cesar Chavez will be honored as SHOWTIME Sports® airs classic Chavez fights in continuation of its year-long celebration of 30 years of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING.… Read Article
The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced today the newest class of inductees to enter the Hall. Inductees include Puerto Rico’s multi-division champion Hector “Macho” Camacho (posthumous), Mexico’s two-division champion Lupe Pintor and Panama’s two-division champion Hilario Zapata in the Modern category; judge Harold Lederman, commissioner Marc Ratner, journalist Jerry Izenberg and broadcaster Col. Bob Sheridan.… Read Article
Outside the Lines (Sunday, 8 a.m. ESPN2; 9 a.m. ESPNEWS)
One year after Hector Camacho was fatally shot in his native Puerto Rico, OTL examines how the “Macho Man’s” arrested adolescence and frequent drug use ultimately led to his tragic death. Reporter Pablo Torre looks back at Camacho’s turbulent life.… Read Article
I read the article posted February 21st at 1:06pm on ESPN by Dan Rafael and honestly it made me sick. All the false and negative comments about my fighter Camacho Jr. need to be addressed. Here is our version of events: Schaefer from Golden Boy Promotions states the Salita-Camacho fight was off and would not be rescheduled. Further, Schaefer states that “Camacho is not going to fight. The card was postponed and then he was … Read Article
Blog Talk Radio’s, “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap” is proud to present a special “Macho Man, British Hitman, and West Coast Ghost” Edition tonight at 9:00 PM EST.
Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506
During the outset of tonight’s broadcast, we will be giving a special tribute to the late Hector “Macho” Camacho, who passed away yesterday morning under tragic circumstances.
Exclusive Interview by Geoffrey Ciani – I was recently afforded the opportunity to have a very nice discussion with ‘Iceman’ John Scully. As a professional boxer, Scully posted a record of 38-11 with 21 wins coming by way of knockout during a career that spanned from 1988-2001. Scully shared his views on many of his contemporaries, including some of the biggest names in boxing from his era, including: Roy Jones Junior, Mike Tyson, Riddick Bowe, … Read Article