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Ex-boxer 'Macho' Camacho hurt in shooting
UPI ^ | November 20, 2012

Posted on 11/20/2012 8:32:01 PM PST by ConservativeStatement

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Ex-boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho was in critical condition Tuesday after being shot in Puerto Rico, medical officials said.

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KEYWORDS: boxing; camacho; sports
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I used to read the Puerto Rican newspaper years ago while learning Spanish.

It’s where I first learned the word for shooting - it seemed that every day there were a dozen stories about shootings.

It made me decide not to visit there!


21 posted on 11/21/2012 1:46:01 AM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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Camacho was something special in his prime. I especially remember his bouts with Mancini, Pazienza and two gems vs. Greg Haugen. He’s also fought the likes of Chavez, Trinidad, de la Hoya, Leonard and he’s never been k.o.ed. Prayers sent for Hector.


22 posted on 11/21/2012 2:56:23 AM PST by Hayride
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