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Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. is Alleged To Have Beaten Man at Gas Station

By Miguel Rivera

According to multiple outlets in Puerto Rico, former world champion Wilfredo "Papito" Vazquez Jr. was charged with assaulting a man in the face.

According to a police report, agents of the Bayamon precinct were given a complaint of aggression that was allegedly carried out by Vazquez - and incident which allegedly took place this morning at a gas station located on the Magnolia Avenue in Bayamon.

Lieutenant Felix Fuentes, of the Criminal Investigation Body (CIC) of the Bayamón Police, said that this aggression is considered a serious crime, because Vazquez is a professional boxer and his hands are viewed as deadly weapons.

"Mr. Vazquez, because he has a boxer's license, when he hits someone with his fists it becomes a felony," the police chief said.

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Fuentes said that the information being put together at the moment is that at about 4:30 am on Monday, the claimant - identified as Nelson Castillo Díaz, 24 years old and neighbor of Bayamó - was with friends at that gas station when "Papito" Vázquez arrived and "without a word he attacked a gentleman with his fists to his face and left the place."

Castillo Díaz was treated at the Bayamón Health Center.

"He had bruises in different areas ... he is in stable condition," Fuentes said.

The lieutenant said that they will go to the gas station to see if there are security cameras to request the videos and to determine if the incident was recorded. He said that there must be other witnesses because the complainant alleges that he was accompanied by others at the time of the incident.

The CIC was trying early today to contact Vazquez to get his version of the events.

The fighter has had previous incidents with the authorities.

In 2015 he brawled with a manager of the Miguel J. Frau municipal gymnasium in Bayamon - an incident that saw the police arrive at the scene but ultimately did not go to court.

Vazquez Jr., with a record of 24 wins, seven losses and a draw, was world champion at 122 pounds and is the son of the former champion of the same name, who reigned at 126 pounds.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. EBT 97K on 05-23-2018

Lmao. Peasantcrusha tried to get too close to Papito. Papito should have killer the old fa99ot.

Comment by BestPR on 05-22-2018

...anything is possible, but anyone going to any gas station here in PR between 10 pm and 6 am better be ready for anything...size don't matter, very dangerous...practically lawless...and Bayamon is no joke!

Comment by Realizniguhnit on 05-22-2018

Must of been a pretty small guy lol most people of average size would grab Jr by his neck and manhandle him all over the place lol

Comment by nycsmooth on 05-22-2018

This could cost him his fight and another loss to Mijares...WV2 is known to have a short fuse and can just erupt too bad he can't hit his opponents as well as he did this poor guy... even money he…

Comment by KidDinamita on 05-22-2018

Dont think he just did it for the fun of it for sure haha, for the fun of it for sure he must have gone to the gym and sparred some amateur. If the other person attacked him from behind…

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