A video has been circulating online that appears to show professional boxer Josue Vargas engaging in inappropriate behavior with another man. The video, which has not been verified, has caused a stir on social media, with some users calling for Vargas to be banned from boxing.
Vargas has denied the allegations, calling the video a “fake.” He has also said that he is considering legal action against the person who leaked the video.
The video has not been released to the public, but it has been seen by several people who have confirmed that it does appear to show Vargas engaging in inappropriate behavior.
Vargas is a rising star in the boxing world. He is currently ranked number four in the world by the World Boxing Council. He is scheduled to fight for the WBC lightweight title later this year.
The allegations against Vargas have cast a shadow over his career. It is unclear how the allegations will affect his upcoming fight.
In a statement released on social media, Vargas denied the allegations and said that he is considering legal action.
“I am aware of the video that is circulating online,” Vargas said. “I want to make it clear that the video is fake. I have never engaged in any inappropriate behavior. I am considering legal action against the person who leaked the video.”
Reaction from the Boxing Community
The boxing community has reacted with shock and disappointment to the allegations against Vargas.
“I am shocked and disappointed by the allegations against Josue Vargas,” said WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman. “He is a rising star in the boxing world and these allegations are very serious. We will be investigating the matter and taking appropriate action.”
“I hope that the allegations against Josue Vargas are not true,” said former world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. “He is a young man with a bright future. I would hate to see his career derailed by these allegations.”
The Future for Vargas
It is unclear how the allegations against Vargas will affect his career. He is scheduled to fight for the WBC lightweight title later this year. If the allegations are true, it is possible that he could be stripped of his title. He could also face a ban from boxing.
The allegations against Vargas are a serious matter. It is important to remember that he is innocent until proven guilty.