Archive: Politics

Oct 6, 2014 10:34 am

Thiago Tavares Loses Election In Brazil

UFC veteran Thiago Tavares came up short in a political election earlier this week when he ran for a seat with the State’s Legislative Assembly. Tavares received approximately 7,980 votes, ranking him at 103 in the political ladder. The winner, Gelson Merisio received 119,280 votes. Tavares sent out the following message to his supporters via...

Jan 11, 2014 10:28 am

Congressman Silva? Wandy Says Yes To Political Seat In Brazil

Wanderlei Silva, once one of the most feared fighters in all of MMA, has now set his sights on something that just might be more scary than facing Silva in his prime. Being a politician. Silva is already set to compete against Chael Sonnen on the upcoming third season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil, but...