Former UFC fighter Raulian Paiva arrested for home violence in Brazil.
Former UFC fighter Raulian Paiva has been arrested in Brazil, in keeping with Globo Esporte Amapá and AG Struggle, two Brazilian information shops.
Each shops’ reporting was translated from Portuguese to English by Google translate.
In line with studies, Paiva was arrested for allegedly “committing bodily and verbal aggression in opposition to his spouse within the municipality of Santana, within the metropolitan area of Macapá.”
The incident is claimed to have occurred on Monday, Jan. 23.
Paiva’s spouse, recognized as Vanilza Santos, advised police that Paiva pressured her to go away their house and stated, “I’m going to kill you and throw your issues on the street.” She stated that Paiva ran in the direction of her automotive however “stopped after realizing that she was accompanied by a pal, who witnessed what occurred.” She stated Paiva had “bodily and psychologically assaulted” her three days previous to the incident. A witness confirmed her statements, the report says.
Paiva posted a R$ 2,000 (roughly $393 USD) bail and has been launched.
Raulian Paiva denies allegations of home violence
Paiva took to his Instagram Tales to disclaim the crime, however reportedly advised police that the connection has “at all times been troubled and with information of verbal violence.”
In an interview with Globo Esporte Amapá, he additionally denied the allegations saying, “The threats and aggressions are a lie. We had an argument and in a second of fury, my spouse went to the police station and filed a criticism with a scorching head. However we’ve sorted it out and we’re advantageous.”
His spouse gave delivery to their youngster in early December, in keeping with Instagram posts from Paiva.
Paiva was launched from the UFC on January 18 after back-to-back losses to Sean O’Malley and Sergey Morozov. He initially earned his contract to the UFC after his win over Allan Nascimento on DWCS in 2018.
In Dec. 2022, Elber Nunes Zacheu was sentenced to 16 years in jail for the homicide of Tieli Alves, Paiva’s then-girlfriend. He was additionally charged with the tried homicide Paiva, in keeping with MMA Combating.
Zacheu was the passenger in a automotive who chased after a disagreement in a bar. In line with the outlet, “Paiva stopped his motorbike at a purple mild and was hit by the automotive. Alves’ helmet went off on the autumn, and she or he was dragged by the automotive for ‘not less than 65 ft.’ Alves died six days later.”
“That’s not sufficient time for what he did, the crime he dedicated, however justice is being carried out,” Paiva advised MMA Combating. “Justice is flawed in Brazil, however I hope he pays for what he did. We are able to’t do the rest. We’re comfortable he’ll be in jail. Not for lengthy, however he will likely be in jail. Nothing will deliver Tieli again to life, however not less than he’ll keep in jail for 16 years.”
The driving force remains to be awaiting trial.