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'Macho' Camacho Arrested

Accused of STOMPING Child

4/3/2012 10:28 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Hector Macho Camacho mug shot
Former boxing champ Hector "Macho" Camacho has been arrested for child abuse ... after allegedly slamming his teenage son to the ground and stomping on him last year.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, the 49-year-old boxer turned himself into authorities yesterday ... over the incident that allegedly went down at his ex-wife's home on March 22, 2011.

Macho's kid reportedly told authorities he believed the boxer was "high on drugs" during the incident.

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11:40 AM PDT -- Macho's rep tells TMZ ... the boxer is adamant he is not a drug user ... and says, "Everything has been resolved between him and his family."

The rep says the dispute began when he got into an argument with his 2 teenage sons about money that was missing from his wallet.. Macho says he did get angry ... but called the police himself before anything happened.

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Sin D    

Stomping babies is bad m'kay...

912 days ago
2.

ApoloKreedEatsFriedRiceOnAnyGivenSunday    

probly the last KO he's ever gonna deliver ........

912 days ago
3.

Kelly    

Have you met kids today? I'm waiting for Hector's side of the story.

912 days ago
4.

DJo    

Somebody needs to stomp him to the ground.

912 days ago
5.

buzz kill    

Hector "Mucho *****" Comacho

912 days ago
6.

liz    

yeah kid, the drug is steroids.

912 days ago
7.

KnuckleDragger    

Nice "dread locks" starter kit!

912 days ago
8.

happypat35    

Poor kid, trying to take up for his pathetic excuse of a father.........

912 days ago
9.

Denver    

Nice incomplete reporting as usual. How old is the "kid"?

912 days ago
10.

jimi    

wow he still looks gay

912 days ago
11.

Jay W.     

I think I'll go beat the hell out of my teenage son !

912 days ago
12.

PT    

Little b*stard probably deserved it.

912 days ago
13.

Stephen    

Why wait a year. Thats what I don't understand.

912 days ago
14.

freddynava    

I saw him High at a boxing event one. IDK about now but he was a user before

912 days ago
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pattycake    

Why wasn't something done about this when it happened last year?

912 days ago
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