AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

MACHO TIME The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of Hector Camacho

by | Read by Timothy Andrés Pabon, Carlos Acevedo [Fore.]

Biography & Memoir • 11 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

The rags-to-riches-to-rags story of Hector "Macho" Camacho is characterized by the boxing champ's reckless living and poor behavior out of the ring. But in the squared circle, he was fearless. Timothy Andrés Pabon narrates with clear diction and beautiful pronunciation of Spanish names, which are important to the story. He imparts the right amount of emotion and helps paint a picture of a champ who remains defined by his selfish lifestyle. The narration puts the listener in the ring as Pabon represents the boxer and those around him with just the right touch. A son of the boxer, for instance, has an understandably frustrated tone when he talks about being perplexed by his father's actions at times, while "Macho" himself comes across as brash. Boxing fans will like this dive into Camacho's life. M.B. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2021]

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2020

DD ISBN 9781705286944 $19.99

Advertisement Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×


Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×