7. Fighting into his forties
Hector “Macho” Camacho’s career spanned 30 years, considered a lengthy period of activity in any sports, not just boxing. Some of his most notable opponents during those years were Jose Luis Ramirez and Ray Mancini. Camacho’s last fight was in 2010 at the age of 48.
6. A champion entering the boxing ring in costume
As boxing fans know, it’s common for fighters to enter the ring while looking serious and intimidating. In contrast Hector “Macho” Camacho would enter the ring in costumes even before some of his biggest fights. His costumes included the clothing of a Roman soldier and a superhero.