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Old 10-04-2009, 05:13 AM   #1
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Default Hector Camacho what might have been.

Hector Camacho is the greatest talent I have ever seen wasted in a boxing ring. He was so skilled and incredible that inspite of drug use lackadasical training and no real guidance he was able to accomplish what he did in a ring.

The saddest part is to think of what might have been.
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Old 10-04-2009, 06:58 AM   #2
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he was a very good fighter that was never stopped , but , i saw his fight with JCC and ask : what excuse did he have there ? same size , same age , same experience.
against bigger stronger opponents he was better than JCC , because he ran better and less tried to fight , but , against Greg Haugen JCC was much more impressing. in fact , pazienza achieved more against him. no disrespect for pazienza , on the contrary.

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Old 10-04-2009, 09:18 AM   #3
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He would have always been underpowered as he moved up in weight. Great talent, but how many great fighters lacked discipline? Thats what separates them.
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Old 10-04-2009, 09:35 AM   #4
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I used to think he was so greatand underachieved but looking back at his fights he never would have been great above 130. Helacked the power and diversity. Chavez beat the crap out of him and exposed a lot. Camacho called out that fight for years and was in shape. It exposed his lack of game.
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Old 10-04-2009, 10:16 AM   #5
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Default Re: Hector Camacho what might have been.

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I used to think he was so greatand underachieved but looking back at his fights he never would have been great above 130. Helacked the power and diversity. Chavez beat the crap out of him and exposed a lot. Camacho called out that fight for years and was in shape. It exposed his lack of game.
It was all systems change for Hector after Rosario tickled his chops
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Old 10-04-2009, 10:53 AM   #6
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Default Re: Hector Camacho what might have been.

Another Rooster/Larapistlover/Blanco-type poster.

Damn, this board is being swarmed.
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Old 10-04-2009, 11:28 AM   #7
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Duranimal, so right . If one round changed a career it was when Edwin unloaded on Camacho. Kudos to Hector for surviving but he was never the Macho Man again.
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Old 10-04-2009, 11:57 AM   #8
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Yes I wish people would understand-after the Rosario fight Camacho was done.Almost like Curry-Honeyghan.Sure they both fought numerous bouts after but they never came close to their previous form.
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Old 10-05-2009, 02:15 AM   #9
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Another Rooster/Larapistlover/Blanco-type poster.

Damn, this board is being swarmed.
what do you want ? a man raises a question about a past fighter .
isn't that what the classic forum is for ?
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Old 10-05-2009, 06:40 AM   #10
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It was all systems change for Hector after Rosario tickled his chops
yep didn't like getting hit much
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Old 10-05-2009, 08:50 AM   #11
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Hector Camacho is the greatest talent I have ever seen wasted in a boxing ring. He was so skilled and incredible that inspite of drug use lackadasical training and no real guidance he was able to accomplish what he did in a ring.

The saddest part is to think of what might have been.
What might have been? Didnt he win a world title? Last time I checked he won several and went unbeaten throughout the 1980s
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Old 10-05-2009, 09:33 AM   #12
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Another Rooster/Larapistlover/Blanco-type poster.

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Old 10-05-2009, 09:37 AM   #13
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Old 10-08-2009, 04:59 PM   #14
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After Rosario clocked him, was basically done for.Also, never fought Mayweather and Verderosa.
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Old 10-08-2009, 05:18 PM   #15
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The saddest part is to think of what might have been.
No its not.

Its one of the most common things in the world that someone lacks courage or discipline to harness there potential.

He accomplished alot in the sport, did well for himself, while appeasing the needs of his ego with his flamboyant style and wild-animal partying.

All-in-all Camacho is not complaining, I'll guarantee you that.
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