The troubles for Diego Brandao continue with the announcement from the UFC that he has been released due to a felony arrest. According to Sherdog.com The Ultimate Fighter winner was arrested April 15th on four felony charges, including aggravated battery with great bodily harm with a deadly weapon and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. The 26 year old allegedly pistol-whipped and punched men outside of a strip club after being kicked out of the establishment.This is following his battery arrest that happened earlier this month.
Brandao(20-11) is also still facing a suspension from the athletic commission when he tested positive for marijuana metabolites during an in-competition drug test. Following his 3rd round submission to Brian Ortega.