UFC Fires Thiago Silva After Domestic Dispute. [Details]
We all knew it was only a matter of time before UFC President Dana White took action.
Thiago Silva was fired after a domestic dispute in which he brought a gun into a mixed martial academy and allegedly threatened his wife and the academy’s owner.
According to ESPN’s mixed martial arts columnist Bret Okamoto Silva will probably never fight for the UFC again and will possibly never fight for any other promotion ever.
White has also been quoted saying that Silva will never fight for the UFC again.
According to ESPN.com in Silva’s hearing yesterday two charges of attempted murder where dropped due to lack probable cause. The charges where reduced to aggravated assault with a firearm which is still a felony.
Also their was no bond set for multiple reasons According to Okamoto, the biggest being that Silva is a Brazilian citizen and they do not want him fleeing the country.