Wanderlei Silva’s father dies in car crash over the weekend
UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva’s father, Holando Pinheiro da Silva, died in a car accident over the weekend. The accident occurred in the Castro area where da Silva lived.
Silva tweeted the following to his fans (translated from Portuguese):
“Thank you for the strength my brothers please pray for our family in this difficult time, with the support of God.”
“[There are] no words to thank the support from you guys, we did not know what else to do at such times and we see who is with us thank you”
Here is a video of Wanderlei introducing the world to his family, including his father, last week:
On the behalf of the CageJunkies family, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to Wanderlei Silva and his family at this time.