UFC Welterweight Alex "Cowboy" Oliveira is reportedly sought by the police in Rio de Janeiro after allegedly assaulting his former wife and taking his five-year-old son with him on his motorcycle.
Reports from several outlets in Brazil, including G1, UOL and ESPN Brazil, showed that Oliveira was full and attacked her ex-wife on Saturday while visiting her parents with their five-month-old son. He claims to hit her and pulled her hair before he left without a helmet on his son on his motorcycle.
"According to his former partner, he seemed to be drunk and would take the child and leave with the motorcycle," Chief of Police Andre Lourenco said in the UOL report. "They started an argument, and he would have attacked her with strokes to the head and slap. His parents entered, put her in the house, but he very agitated would have broken the room door and attacked her again.
" She took the key from his motorcycle, but he regained it, took the child and drove away. The police were summoned, placed the child in a nearby property with his sister, and he was not there. He has not been placed so far. "
Oliveira left the child in his sister's home before he disappeared.
An unnamed member of Oliveira's team told MMA Junkie that the news reports were incorrect and that Oliveira planned to meet with the police to Give his side of the story, even if the team member also said the police did not search for Oliveira. [TheFighterwasalsoreportedasinvolvedinadrunkendisgracewithasecurityguardatapartypriortotheallegedincidentwithhisformerwife
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"The story circulating in the media about the incident involving the UFC athlete Alex Oliveira does not reflect the reality of the facts," said MMA Junkie the news. "The news that there is an arrest warrant issued to him is false. He will, together with his lawyer, meet with the chairman of the manager who is responsible for giving his side of what happened in time. "
31-year-old Oliveira (19-7-1, 2NC) comes from back-to-back losses including a unanimous decision loss for Mike Perry at the UFC on ESPN + 8 on April 27 in Florida. he has long been hanging around in the top 15 rankings, Oliveira has not yet made a serious race on a UFC title, having lost three of his last five matches.