MMA ODDS AND ENDS FOR MONDAY: JOSH THOMSON OFF BELLATOR 154 DUE TO INJURY, BELLATOR PROSPECT JORDAN PARSONS IN A COMA
Undisclosed injury forces Josh Thomson away Bellator 154 battle with Michael Chandler Lightweight Josh Thomson has pulled out of his struggle with Michael Chandler due to an undisclosed injury according to FloCombat.com. Both Thomson’s (22-8 ) and Chandler (14-3) are both coming off back-to-back wins. There is. A replacement opponent for Chandler has not yet been announced. Bellator 154 happens May 14 at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.. Roy Nelson vs., Derrick Lewis, Anthony Birchak vs. Dileno Lopes added to UFC Fight Night 90 The Las Vegas Review-Journal first reported that heavyweights Roy Nelson will square off against Derrick Lewis from the UFC Fight Night 90 Nelson (21-12) is coming off a decision victory over Jared Rosholt at UFC Fight Night 82 back in February. He in his last seven fights. Lewis (15-4) heads into this matchup off a knockout victory over Gabriel Gonzaga back in UFC Fight Night 86 last month. In a event Anthony Birchak and Dileno Lopes will clash Additionally bantamweights. Friday evening UFC officials confirmed the news. Birchak (12-3) is the prior MFC bantamweight champion, and it has gone 1-2 in the UFC. He heads to this matchup off the very first knockout loss of his career, when he suffered a setback against Thomas Almeida. His lone UFC success came from Joe Soto, where he knocked out the former Bellator champion in the first round at UFC Fight Night 68. Lopes (18-2) was a The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4 finalist and competes for the first time since his loss to Reginaldo Vieira. UFC Fight Night 90 emanates in the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Here is an updated look at the card. Rafael dos Anjos (24-7) vs. Eddie Alvarez (27-4) Roy Nelson (21-12) vs. Derrick Lewis (15-4, 1NC) Joe Duffy (14-2) vs. Mitch Clarke (11-3) Anthony Birchak (12-3) vs. Dileno Lopes (18-2) James Vick replaces Leo Santos and steps in to face Evan Dunham in UFC 199 Lightweight James Vick looks to maintain his momentum going because he chooses on Evan Dunham at UFC 199. Vick (9-0) heads into this matchup off a decision win over Glaico Franca on April 23 in Las Vegas. He’s currently 5-0 in the UFC because losing to Michael Chiesa in the semifinals of TUF 15. Dunham (17-6) is coming off three-straight successes over Rodrigo Damm, Ross Pearson and Joe Lauzon. UFC 199 takes place. Here is an updated look in the card. Luke Rockhold (c) (15-2) vs. Chris Weidman (13-1) — middleweight title Dominick Cruz (c) (21-1) vs. Urijah Faber (33-8) — bantamweight title Max Holloway (15-3) vs. Ricardo Lamas (16-4) Dan Henderson (31-14) vs. Hector Lombard (34-5-1, 2NC) Dustin Poirier (19-4) vs. Bobby Green (23-6) B.J. Penn (16-10-2) vs. Dennis Siver (22-11, 1NC) Brian Ortega (10-0, 1NC) vs. Clay Guida (32-16) Evan Dunham (17-6) vs. James Vick Jessica Penne (12-3) vs. Jessica Andrade (13-5) Sean Strickland (17-1) vs. Tom Breese (10-0) Jonathan Wilson (7-0) vs. Luiz Henrique da Silva (10-0) Kevin Casey (9-4, 2NC) vs. Elvis Mutapcic (15-4) Dong Hyun Kim (13-7-3) vs. Marco Polo Reyes (5-2) Bellator’s Jordan Parsons in a coma, has a part of leg amputated after apparent hit-and-run injury Heartbreaking news shook the MMA world on Sunday, as MMAFighting.com’s Dave Doyle reported that 12-2 Bellator potential Jordan Parsons was included in an alleged hit-and-run-accident. The 25-year old was struck by a motor vehicle in Delray Beach, Florida on Sunday morning and had to have the bottom half of his right leg amputated. He is now listed in critical condition at Delray Medical Center according to Blackzillians teammate Rashad Evans.
Bellator published a statement indicating Delray Beach authorities are seeking info from anybody who may have seen the crash. “Bellator has been informed of a terrible accident that occurred last night between featherweight fighter Jordan Parsons, who was hit by a vehicle in a shout incident,” the statement read. “We’re still in the process of uncovering details and with his family’s consent, expect to have an update on his medical condition shortly. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jordan and his family as he recovers. The hit-and-run occurred on Lindell Blvd. and South Federal Highway at Delray Beach, Florida. Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to call the Delray Beach Police Department in -LRB-561-RRB-??243-7800.” Parsons (12-2) has been scheduled to fight Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 154 in San Jose on May 14. It’s likely Piccolotti will not have a replacement competitor and the bout will probably be scrapped. I interviewed Parsons last week before his Bellator 154 matchup and that he was excited about the move back up to lightweight. On behalf of myself and the remainder of the MMAOddsBreaker.com team, I’d like to send my well wishes to Jordan, his family and his teammates through this difficult time.
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