'Macho' was the ultimate survivor

Ultimately, Camacho entered a dark alley from which even he couldn't escape

Updated: November 24, 2012, 5:12 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

Hector "Macho" Camacho was one of boxing's all-time great survivors.

In his prime you simply could not hit him, and later on, when the punches started to connect, nothing ever seemed to stick.

Just look at the names on his résumé: Sugar Ray Leonard. Roberto Duran. Oscar De La Hoya. Julio Cesar Chavez. Felix Trinidad. Edwin Rosario.

Huge punchers, every single one of them, and not one of them was able to knock Camacho down, let alone out. The ...

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