Thiago Silva is being held without bond for multiple counts of aggravated assault although his attorneys managed to have attempted murder charges dismissed. The judge ruled Silva is a flight risk and a danger to his wife and ruled he must be held in jail and cannot bond out.
The Sun-Sentinel has details from the police report:
Shortly before 7:45 p.m. on Thursday, according to the report, Thiago Silva drove to the Popovitch Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Center, 777 E. Oakland Park Blvd., where his wife was training with her boyfriend, Pablo Popovitch. The report said Thiago Silva continuously honked his car's horn.
Thaysa Silva told investigators that her husband appeared extremely intoxicated, was holding a Glock pistol and demanded she bring Popovitch outside or he would "go into the gym and start shooting everyone," the report said.
After Popovitch went outside, he too was threatened at gunpoint the report said, before he and Thaysa Silva were able to run inside the gym, lock the door and call 911.
Silva then returned to his home where he was surrounded by a SWAT team before voluntarily coming out. He was tased "for officer safety reasons" before being arrested.
Silva also allegedly texted his wife, the couple separated late in 2012, "I am going to hire someone to kill you and I am gonna move my girlfriend in."
Silva had been set to face Ovince St. Preux at UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler in Dallas on March 15 in Dallas.
UPDATE: The UFC made it official:
UFC rep just issued this statement: "The UFC has terminated the contract of Thiago Silva, effective immediately."— John Morgan (@MMAjunkieJohn) February 7, 2014