OAKLAND PARK, Fla. - The Ultimate Fighting Championship terminated its contract with martial artist Thiago Silva on Friday, ESPN reports.
The light heavyweight fighter remains in police custody without bond on multiple charges after a court appearance in Florida.
A judge reduced Silva's two charges of attempted murder to aggravated assault with a firearm, after he allegedly confronted his wife of 13 years outside Pablo Popovitch Mixed Martial Arts Academy on Thursday in Oakland Park.
Prosecutors said Silva grabbed a firearm and told his wife she had "10 seconds to bring out Pablo," or he would go into the gym and start shooting everyone.
Authorities say Silva was intoxicated when a SWAT team arrested him in Fort Lauderdale.
He was booked into the Broward County Jail on four felony counts, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Bond was denied because of the threats he allegedly made against his wife, and he is considered a flight risk.
No one at the school or inside the home was hurt.
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