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Hundreds of fans of Hector "Macho" Camacho turned out Friday for the public wake in the neighborhood where the slain former world champion fighter grew up in New York.
Former championship boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho died Saturday at the hospital in Puerto Rico where he has been unconscious since he was shot in the face in an attack in his hometown.
Famed Puerto Rican boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho is clinically brain dead, doctors said Thursday, though they said family members were disagreeing on whether to take him off life support.
Hector "Macho" Camacho was clinging to life Wednesday after being shot in the face while in a car, with doctors and his family expected to decide whether to remove the former boxing champion from life support.
Former world boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho was shot in the face as he sat in a car outside the Puerto Rican capital Tuesday, and doctors said he was in serious condition but expected to survive.
They managed to visit him before he died, said former pro boxer Victor "Luvi" Callejas, a longtime friend.
"He is one of the greatest small fighters that I have ever seen," he said. "Hector Camacho had a legendary status."