UFC FIRES Thiago Silva Over Threatening Gun Video

The UFC has again fired Thiago Silva over footage that surfaced of the fighter holding a firearm while accusing his wife of hiding a man in his residence.

The video, which was filmed by Silva’s estranged wife Thaysa, depicts Thiago in 2014 pulling out a handgun and accusing her. At one point, Thaysa says she’s recording so officials would have proof in case he killed her.

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Silva was recently let off the hook in Florida — where he was accused of pulling a gun on Thaysa at a martial arts studio and threatening to kill her in February — because prosecutors said they didn’t have enough evidence to get a conviction. Continue reading