UFC Fighter Thiago Silva Arrested By BSO After Swat Stand-Off

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OAKLAND PARK, FL (CBS12.com) -- Broward County Sheriff's Office says the 31-year-old went to a Jiu Jitsu school and threatened the people inside. He then left and locked himself up inside his home at 2041 Coral Heights Court.  No one at the school was injured.  Silva currently fights in the UFC's light heavyweight division.  He currently trains in Boca Raton. The Brazilian fighter  has been suspended twice since 2011 for failing drug tests.

Thiago Silva is facing four charges including aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. 

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