Hector 'Macho' Camacho during Hector 'Macho' Camacho Training at the Dearborn Sports and Fitness Club at Dearborn Sports and Fitness Club in Dearborn, Michigan, United States.
Hector "Macho" Camacho, 50, grew up mostly in New York's Harlem neighborhood, earning the nickname ''the Harlem Heckler.'' Holding world titles in several divisions, Camacho had a career record of 79-6-3. In this 1991 photo, he gives the peace sign during the fight between Julio Cesar Chavez and Lonnie Smith at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Camacho was shot Nov. 20 as he and a friend sat in a car outside the bar. He was pronounced dead on Nov. 24 after doctors removed him from life support at his family's direction.
Wears it well
Camacho stands in the ring before his fight with Eric Podolak in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1993. Over the course of his career, he won super lightweight, lightweight and junior welterweight world titles.
On Jan. 29, 1994, Camacho took on Felix Trinidad, holder of the welterweight title. Camacho lost the fight, one of his many high-profile bouts.
Camacho (right) lands a punch to opponent Roberto Duran during their IBC Middleweight fight at the Mark Estes Arena in the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City on June 22, 1996. Camacho won in a 12-round decision.
Battle of the greats
On March 1, 1997, Camacho once more took on a high-profile opponent - this time Sugar Ray Leonard (right). While the pair traded blows throughout the opening rounds, Camacho won by TKO in the fifth round.
Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard (right) pretends to strangle Hector Camacho as they clown around for the press after their weigh-in in Atlantic City in 1997. Camacho was defending his IBC middleweight title against Leonard, who returned to the ring to fight Camacho at the Atlantic City Convention Center.
On Sept. 13, 1997, Camacho fought Oscar De La Hoya at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Camacho would go the distance, but lose the fight.
Like father, like son
Undefeated super lightweight champion Hector "Macho" Camacho Jr. (right) poses with his father, the seven-time world champion Camacho during a Feb. 1, 2001 workout at Miami's South Beach. The Camachos, the first father and son tandem to share the same boxing card since 1975, were training to fight Rocky Martinez and Troy Lowry, respectively, at a Miami nightclub.
In February, Camacho poses for photographers at his arrival to the Premio Lo Nuestro Music Awards in Miami.
Take a breather
Camacho is seen during during his training at the Dearborn Sports and Fitness Club at Dearborn Sports and Fitness Club in Michigan. Camacho had talked about potentially fighting again in 2013.