He can return to the octagon effective immediately.
In São Paulo recently, gunmen raided the fan club of popular first division soccer team Corinthians called Pavilion 9 during a party, forced eight members to the floor and murdered them in cold blood.
What is it about professional competitors that seem to make so many set on self-destruction? After years of working out, training and imagining the big time, pro athletes often turn out to be their own worst opponent when it comes to enjoying a rewarding career.
Inflation, poor attendance, lackluster play and massive debts are causing Brazil's football clubs to count their pennies this Christmas.