May 8, 1993: Hector "Macho" Camacho stands in the ring beofre his fight with Eric Podolak in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - The director of the Centro Medico trauma center in Puerto Rico says boxer Hector `Macho' Camacho has died after being taken off life support.
Dr. Ernesto Torres says Camacho went into cardiac arrest in the pre-dawn hours Saturday. He was then taken off life support and died shortly thereafter.
Camacho was declared brain dead on Thursday following a shooting in his hometown of Bayamon.
The former world champion was 50.
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