Former Delight FC middleweight champion and blended martial arts legend Wanderlei Silva has entered the political enviornment in Brazil.
Silva made the announcement through social media on Thursday that he’s working from ‘Federal Deputy for Paraná, one of many 26 states in Brazil. The 46-year outdated Curitiba native desires to proceed his preventing for the individuals as a consultant.
“It’s now official: I’m a candidate for Federal Deputy!
I made this determination as a result of lots of people complain about our nation, lots of people say that right here nothing goes proper, that nothing works.
To alter this state of affairs, I’m making myself out there as a candidate for Federal Deputy for Paraná.
Our State has by no means had a very good title athlete representing us and I need to be that particular person.
I need to come to Brasília and produce dignity to our sport, work to make it a powerful instrument of social inclusion.
I’m proof of what sport can do for the younger and I do know we will change the lifetime of many.
Moreover sports activities, I’ll combat for sturdy, environment friendly public security that values its professionals.
I depend on you, at all times depend on me,” Silva wrote on social media.
Silva final fought below the Bellator MMA banner in September 2018. He fought 9 instances contained in the UFC Octagon after changing into a world famous person whereas competing within the Delight FC group in Japan.