Wanderlei Silva becomes an American citizen

Former UFC Middleweight and current Bellator fighter Wanderlei Silva has received his American citizenship. As reported by TMZ Silva was filmed by the media outlet and went on a full pro-USA rant which included some harsh words for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.

Wanderlei has been running the Wand Fight Team in Las Vegas since 2009 and has now become a United States citizen.

He is next expected to compete in a tag team grappling match with Kiyoshi Tamura against former opponent Kazushi Sakuraba and Hideo Tokoro at an event on April 17, 2016 for the Rizin FF promotion.

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