Philippines, 28 May 2020
  Home >> News

 


BOXERS

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

NEWS           

FORUM        

FIGHT GALLERIES        

RING CARD GIRLS        




 
 
News  


Hector Camacho Jr. Stops John David Charles With Devastating Body Shot In First Round

PhilBoxing.com


This past Saturday night in San Antonio, Texas, middleweight Hector Camacho Jr., stopped John David Charles just under a minute into the fight with a vicious body shot. This fight was the first time Camacho Jr. stepped between the ropes following an 18 month layoff, and showed the boxing world he is back and ready to make a contention run at the middleweight title.

?I feel great about the fight,? said Camacho Jr. ?I would?ve liked to get some work and rounds in, but I was very happy that all of my hard work paid off. I love fighting in San Antonio. The love I get from the fans and supporters means as much as the win.?

Currently Camacho Jr. is looking to return to the ring in late July in Mexico, with an opponent to be named. The middleweight veteran is adamant about remaining busy inside the ring going forward. He currently has a bout with David Medina lined up for September, and a win against the slick orthodox fighter can propel him up the rankings and move him one step closer to a title fight.

?After the win we are right back to work,? said Camacho Jr. ?My team and I have been focusing heavily on staying conditioned, and for the fight Saturday night we trained as if I was fighting 12 rounds. It?s all about staying strong mentally.?

Camacho Jr. has the experience and talent to continue to move up the middleweight rankings, and it is feasible that he can be fighting for hardware by the end of the year.

?Lastly, I want to thank all my fans and supporters here in San Antonio,? said Camacho Jr. ?And of course Find A Dream, an organization dedicated to enriching the lives of inner city youth by providing them with a facility to help better themselves and work towards a goal.?

Camacho Jr. is an active Board Member of Find A Dream and strives to spread the awareness of the cause and the continual good work they do in communities across the country.

For more information on upcoming events Hector Camacho Jr. will be partaking in with Find A Dream visit www.findadream.org.




Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • The Enduring Influence of Flash Elorde and Pacquiao (Part I)
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Wed, 27 May 2020
  • STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XLII: SONNY BOY JARO, SCORES THE RING UPSET OF THE YEAR 2012 TO WIN WORLD FLYWEIGHT TITLE
    By Maloney L. Samaco, , Wed, 27 May 2020
  • 5 Pinoys in Miami
    By Joaquin Henson, , Wed, 27 May 2020
  • Live Boxing Returns to Impact Network in July
    , Wed, 27 May 2020
  • Impact Network “Stars and Champions” Shawn Porter Recap and This Week's Guest Jose Ramirez
    , Wed, 27 May 2020
  • ‘Forever woman behind the man’
    By Joaquin Henson, , Tue, 26 May 2020
  • Split-T Management Signs United States Olympic Trials Champion Javier Martinez
    , Tue, 26 May 2020
  • Manny backs Magramo’s bid
    By Joaquin Henson, , Tue, 26 May 2020
  • Tips on making money from boxing betting
    , Tue, 26 May 2020
  • Marcial to accept best deal for him to turn pro
    By Eddie Alinea of The Manila Times, , Tue, 26 May 2020
  • Marcial’s priority is Olympic quest
    By Joaquin Henson, , Tue, 26 May 2020
  • Manny Fought More World Champions Than Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s 23
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Mon, 25 May 2020
  • Heavyweight Prospects with Time on Their Side
    , Mon, 25 May 2020
  • Antonio to face Laylo in a winner-take-all match of P10,000
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Mon, 25 May 2020
  • STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XLI: RODEL MAYOL, WBC LIGHT FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION
    By Maloney L. Samaco, , Mon, 25 May 2020
  • TOP RANK TO RESTART BOXING IN LAS VEGAS ON JUNE 9
    By Dong Secuya, , Mon, 25 May 2020
  • ARUM SAYS PACQUIAO IS READY TO GO AGAINST CRAWFORD
    By Dong Secuya, , Sun, 24 May 2020
  • TGW & SMITHY BRINGS LOCKED DOWN LIGHTS UP
    , Sun, 24 May 2020
  • STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XL: MARVIN SONSONA, THE SECOND YOUNGEST FILIPINO TO WIN A WORLD TITLE
    By Maloney L. Samaco, , Sun, 24 May 2020
  • Japan Resumes Boxing with Nakatani-Magramo
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Sun, 24 May 2020
  • Martin ‘Rogie’ Rogan Appointed to the BIBA Board as All Ireland Chairman
    , Sat, 23 May 2020
  • ALI & HIGHBURY
    , Sat, 23 May 2020
  • PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS LINES UP STAR-STUDDED GROUP OF FORMER WORLD CHAMPIONS & MORE TO APPEAR ON PBC SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS NEXT WEEK.
    , Sat, 23 May 2020
  • USA Boxing pays tribute to True Patriot Robert Carmody - 1964 Olympic bronze medalist & Soldier killed in Vietnam
    , Fri, 22 May 2020
  • Fred, Alexandra Sydney earn, AGM, AIM title
    , Fri, 22 May 2020




  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2020 philboxing.com.