Boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho down for the count and he won’t be able to get back up:Brain Dead

Posted by Andy Durham on November 23, 2012 at 12:19 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

We lost “The Macho Man” Randy Savage last year and now it appears Hector “Macho” Camacho is all but gone too….A key decision must be made soon whether or not the family is ready to pull the plug on the life support machine and that decision may be coming later today(Friday) and the word is Camacho is brain dead and all is that is left, is to pull the plug and he is gone….Hard on his family and a good friend of the boxing world, Hector Camacho Jr., is really fighting with his family over this decision and you know it is a tough one, but what can Camacho Jr. do, it looks like his dad’s time down here is through and what a way to go, you get shot in the face….Man Oh, Man Oh…..When ‘Macho’ is gone, I’m sure a certain part of us will die too, cause he was one of the best all-time, in the sport of boxing, and he beat the best on many, many occasions….Things will not be the same without Hector “Macho” Camacho around, he was preparing to fight again later this year, and he is in his 50’s……

from the World-Wide leader in sports, www.espn.com:(ESPN.com)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Famed Puerto Rican boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho is clinically brain dead, doctors said Thursday, but family members disagreed on whether to take him off life support and two of the fighter’s aunts said later that relatives had agreed to wait two more days.

Dr. Ernesto Torres said doctors had no more medical tests to perform on Camacho, who was shot in the face Tuesday night.

“We have done everything we could. We have to tell the people of Puerto Rico and the entire world that Macho Camacho has died, he is brain dead.”

One of Camacho’s sons, boxer Hector Camacho Jr., said Friday that the decision to take his father off life support is “up to God.


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