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Héctor Camacho Record

Total Fights88
Title Wins4
Title Defenses5
Title-Fight KOs2
KO Wins38
KO Losses0
Héctor Camacho Record & Stats
Héctor Camacho's Record
Héctor Camacho's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Héctor Camacho's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 29 years and eight months, Héctor Camacho fought 88 times with 79 wins, 6 losses, and 3 draws.

      Camacho's boxing record after his last fight was 79-6-3, which included four world-title wins and five successful title defense fights at three weight classes — super-featherweight, lightweight, and super-lightweight. He had a 43.2% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 38 of his total 88 fights being knockout wins, two of which were in title fights. Camacho never lost via knockout.

      His last fight was a 10-round unanimous decision defeat to Saúl Duran on May 14, 2010.

      Some of Camacho's best fights and notable victories include wins over four Hall-of-Famers (Roberto Durán, Sugar Ray Leonard, Ray Mancini, and Edwin Rosario), Greg Haugen, José Luis Ramírez, Freddie Roach, and Vinny Pazienza.

      88May 14, 201047Saúl DuranLossUD
      87May 9, 200946Yori Boy CampasDrawSD
      86Jul 18, 200846Perry BallardWinTKO7
      85Jul 9, 200543Raul MunozWinUD
      84Jul 3, 200442Clint McNeilWinUD
      83Dec 5, 200341Craig HoukWinTKO3
      82Apr 18, 200340Chris WalshLossTD
      81Jan 18, 200340Otilio VillarrealWinTKO9
      80Jul 14, 200139Roberto DuránWinUD
      79Feb 3, 200138Troy LowryWinUD
      78Jun 16, 200038Tim BryanWinTKO5
      77Jun 9, 200038Billy FoxWinUD
      76Apr 8, 200037Bobby ElkinsWinTKO5
      75Nov 27, 199937Jorge VacaDrawTD
      74Oct 21, 199937Manuel EsparzaWinTKO5
      73Jun 18, 199937Patrick GoossenWinUD
      72Mar 19, 199936Scott SmithWinUD
      71Oct 23, 199836Ken SiguraniWinSD
      70Aug 11, 199836Tony MenefeeWinUD
      69Jun 12, 199836Tommy SmallWinTKO6
      68Sep 13, 199735Oscar De La HoyaLoss *UD
      67Mar 1, 199734Sugar Ray LeonardWinTKO5
      66Oct 1, 199634Heath ToddWinTKO6
      65Aug 20, 199634Arturo NinaWinUD
      64Jul 11, 199634Craig HoukWinTKO2
      63Jun 22, 199634Roberto DuránWinUD
      62Apr 11, 199633Wilbur GarstWinTKO7
      61Jan 16, 199633Sal LopezDrawTD
      60Dec 9, 199533Lonnie HornWinTKO6
      59Nov 7, 199533Danny ChavezWinUD
      58Oct 11, 199533Richie HessWinTKO4
      57Sep 28, 199533Tony RodriguezWinUD
      56Aug 6, 199533Gary KirklandWinTKO9
      55Jun 27, 199533Juan ArroyoWinRTD6
      54May 20, 199532Homer GibbinsWinUD
      53Mar 29, 199532Verdell SmithWinUD
      52Feb 28, 199532Luis MaysonetWinRTD7
      51Jan 14, 199532Todd FosterWinTKO5
      50Nov 15, 199432Rusty DerouenWinTKO4
      49Sep 27, 199432Pat LawlorWinUD
      48Jun 9, 199432Craig SnyderWinUD
      47May 3, 199431Franco DiOrioWinUD
      46Jan 29, 199431Félix TrinidadLoss *UD
      45Dec 18, 199331Lee FortuneWinTKO1
      44Jun 19, 199331Tom AlexanderWinTKO7
      43May 8, 199330Eric PodolakWinTKO5
      42Sep 12, 199230Julio César ChávezLoss *UD
      41Aug 1, 199129Eddie VanKirkWinTKO4
      40May 18, 199128Greg HaugenWin *SD
      39Feb 23, 199128Greg HaugenLoss *SD
      38Aug 11, 199028Tony BaltazarWin *UD
      37Feb 3, 199027Vinny PazienzaWin *UD
      36Nov 4, 198927Raul TorresWinUD
      35Jul 17, 198927Tommy HanksWinUD
      34Mar 6, 198926Ray ManciniWin *SD
      33Oct 22, 198826Rick SouceWinTKO4
      32Jun 25, 198826Reyes Antonio CruzWinUD
      31May 2, 198724Howard Davis Jr.WinUD
      30Sep 26, 198624Cornelius Boza-EdwardsWin *UD
      29Jun 13, 198624Edwin RosarioWin *SD
      28Dec 18, 198523Freddie RoachWinUD
      27Aug 10, 198523José Luis RamírezWin *UD
      26Apr 29, 198522Roque MontoyaWinUD
      25Jan 19, 198522Louis BurkeWinTKO5
      24May 20, 198421Rafael WilliamsWinTKO7
      23Nov 18, 198321Rafael SolisWin *KO5
      22Aug 7, 198321Rafael LimónWin *TKO5
      21Apr 3, 198320Irleis PerezWinUD
      20Feb 12, 198320John MontesWinKO1
      19Nov 20, 198220Greg CoversonWinUD
      18Oct 30, 198220Melvin PaulWinUD
      17Aug 28, 198220Johnny SatoWinTKO4
      16Jul 11, 198220Louis LoyWinTKO7
      15May 21, 198219Refugio RojasWinTKO1
      14Mar 31, 198219Rafael LopezWinTKO3
      13Feb 15, 198219Jorge NinaWinUD
      12Dec 11, 198119Blaine DicksonWinUD
      11Nov 5, 198119Anthony MurrayWinUD
      10Sep 16, 198119Robert MullinsWinKO6
      9Jul 24, 198119Jose FigueroaWinKO1
      8Jun 25, 198119Marcial SantiagoWinUD
      7May 16, 198118Kato AliWinTKO7
      6May 2, 198118Tomas Enrique DiazWinUD
      5Apr 24, 198118Jerry StricklandWinKO2
      4Mar 27, 198118Robert JohnsonWinKO1
      3Mar 12, 198118Herman IngramWinUD
      2Dec 12, 198018Benny LlanosWinKO1
      1Sep 12, 198018David BrownWinPTS

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Héctor Camacho (Macho) was a Puerto Rican professional boxer. He was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico on May 24, 1962. He was a three-weight-class world champion. He died on November 24, 2012 at the age of 50 years. Camacho was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2016. His professional boxing career spanned more than 29 years — from 1980 to 2010.

      Camacho made his professional boxing debut against David Brown at the age of 18 on September 12, 1980, defeating Brown via 4 round PTS. He went on to win 37 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 16 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 21 on August 7, 1983 after 21 professional fights, against Rafael Limón for the super-featherweight WBC (vacant) title. He defeated Limón via 5th round TKO to become the super-featherweight champion of the world.

      Camacho won four world titles at three weight classes. For all the details about Camacho's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Camacho had a total of six losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Saúl Duran at 47 years of age, on May 14, 2010. Camacho lost the fight via 10 round unanimous decision.


      Camacho had a total of 13 world-title fights, which includes winning four world titles and five successful title defenses. He won nine of these fights and lost four.

      Title Wins

      Héctor Camacho fought for world titles in seven fights and won four of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. In total, he won four belts across three weight classes.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      May 18, 1991Greg HaugenSuper-lightweightWBOSD
      Mar 6, 1989Ray ManciniSuper-lightweightWBO*SD
      Aug 10, 1985José Luis RamírezLightweightWBCUD
      Aug 7, 1983Rafael LimónSuper-featherweightWBC*TKO
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      Héctor Camacho had six world-title defense fights across three weight classes — super-featherweight, lightweight (x2), and super-lightweight (x3). He won five of them and lost only once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Aug 11, 1990Tony BaltazarSuper-lightweightWBOUD
      Feb 3, 1990Vinny PazienzaSuper-lightweightWBOUD
      Sep 26, 1986Cornelius Boza-EdwardsLightweightWBCUD
      Jun 13, 1986Edwin RosarioLightweightWBCSD
      Nov 18, 1983Rafael SolisSuper-featherweightWBCKO

      Title Losses

      Héctor Camacho lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Feb 23, 1991Greg HaugenSuper-lightweightWBOSD


      Camacho fought a total of 88 times during his professional career, which includes 13 world-title fights at four weight divisions. These seven fights are the highlight of his career.

      • August 7, 1983: Camacho wins his first world title by defeating Rafael Limón via 5th round TKO. He is now the WBC super-featherweight world champion.

      • August 10, 1985: Camacho wins the WBC lightweight title from José Luis Ramírez, by beating Ramírez via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • June 13, 1986: Camacho successfully defends the WBC lightweight title against Edwin Rosario, winning the fight via 12 round split decision.

      • March 6, 1989: Camacho wins the WBO super-lightweight title from Ray Mancini, by beating Mancini via 12 round split decision.

      • February 3, 1990: Camacho successfully defends the WBO super-lightweight title against Vinny Pazienza, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • May 18, 1991: Camacho wins the WBO super-lightweight title from Greg Haugen, by beating Haugen via 12 round split decision.

      • March 1, 1997: Héctor Camacho beats Sugar Ray Leonard via 5th round TKO.


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