Thiago Silva Back Teaching With The Blackzilians

Former UFC light heavyweight, Thiago Silva who was arrested in February on multiple charges of alleged incidents with his estranged wife. He was released on $25,000 bond in March and is waiting for his trial on separate charges of aggravated assault and battery, sending threatening texts, and aggravated assault and resisting arrest without violence, according to his attorney Scott Saul.

For now though Silva is back at Jaco Hybrid Training Center, home of the Blackzilians fight team, teaching kickboxing and continuing to train with his teammates. Silva, who was wearing an ankle monitor, was asked for comment on his situation at the gym Friday and he declined to talk about it.

Blackzilians head coach Jorge Santiago said the team is happy to have Silva back in the gym, heres what he had to say:

“Having him around is great,” Santiago said. “He brings energy. It’s contagious.”

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