It’s “Macho Time” - Camacho Marathon on ESPN Classic

By Keith Idec

It’s “Macho Time” on ESPN Classic.

The network will show Camacho fights all day and night Saturday to celebrate the career of the late Hector “Macho” Camacho, the legendary three-division champion who died at 50 on Saturday from brain trauma suffered during a drive-by shooting Tuesday night in his native Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

The schedule for the Camacho marathon is as follows:

1-2 p.m. ET/PT: Camacho vs. Ray Mancini (won 12-round split decision March 6, 1989 in Reno, Nevada; won vacant WBO junior welterweight title)

2-3 p.m. ET/PT: Camacho vs. Ken Sigurani (won 10-round split decision Oct. 23, 1998, in Chester, W. Va.; middleweight fight)

3-4 p.m. ET/PT: Camacho vs. Patrick Goossen (won 10-round unanimous decision June 18, 1999, in Struthers, Ohio; junior middleweight fight)

4-5 p.m. ET/PT: Camacho vs. Greg Haugen I (lost 12-round split decision Feb. 23, 1991, in Las Vegas; lost WBO junior welterweight title)

5-6 p.m. ET/PT: Camacho vs. Greg Haugen II (won 12-round split decision May 18, 1991, in Reno, Nevada; regained WBO junior welterweight title)

6-7 p.m. ET/PT: Camacho vs. Vinny Pazienza (won 12-round unanimous decision Feb. 3, 1990, in Atlantic City; retained WBO junior welterweight title)

7-8 p.m. ET/PT: Camacho vs. Ray Mancini

8-9 p.m. ET/PT: Camacho vs. Patrick Goossen

9-10 p.m. ET/PT: Camacho vs. Ken Sigurani

10-11 p.m. ET/PT: Camacho vs. Greg Haugen II

11 p.m.-midnight ET/PT: Camacho vs. Vinny Pazienza

Keith Idec covers boxing for The Record and Herald News, of Woodland Park, N.J., and He can be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Philadel on 11-25-2012

Macho using the N word is no difference from Fat Joe or Fabolous using it in their raps....some of my closest homies are ricans...we grew up together, I'm talking about from 1st grade till now...the word is so overrated imo....some…

Comment by [email protected] on 11-25-2012

one of boxing in peace, macho...

Comment by ICEMAN JOHN SCULLY on 11-24-2012

Bazooka Limon, Jose Luis Ramirez, John Montes and Louis Loy are the type fights I wish theyd show...

Comment by Bretty Poy32 on 11-24-2012

[QUOTE=Mr. Black;12732149][/QUOTE] :lol1:.:boxing:

Comment by MVOLT on 11-24-2012

[QUOTE=Frank Ducketts;12732789]Camacho's n word comment wasn't negative towards blacks. That's how everyone of all races uses the n word in that context.[/QUOTE] there's vids of him using the real n word........

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