Undisclosed injury forces Josh Thomson off Bellator 154 fight with Michael Chandler Lightweight Josh Thomson has pulled from his fight 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 competitor for Chandler has not yet been announced. Bellator 154 takes place 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 in UFC Fight Night 82 back in February. He in his last seven fights. Lewis (15-4) heads to this matchup off a knockout victory over Gabriel Gonzaga back at UFC Fight Night 86 final month. In addition bantamweights Anthony Birchak and Dileno Lopes will clash at a bantamweight affair. Friday evening, the information was confirmed by UFC officials. Birchak (12-3) is the former MFC bantamweight champion and has gone 1-2 in the UFC. He heads into this matchup off the first knockout loss of his profession, when he suffered a setback against Thomas Almeida. His lone UFC victory came against Joe Soto, where he knocked out the former Bellator winner 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’s 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 at UFC 199 Lightweight James Vick looks to maintain his momentum going as he takes on Evan Dunham at UFC 199. Vick (9-0) heads into this matchup off a decision win over Glaico Franca on April 23 at Las Vegas. He is currently 5-0 in the UFC because dropping to Michael Chiesa at the semifinals of TUF 15. Dunham (17-6) is coming off three-straight victories over Rodrigo Damm, Ross Pearson and Joe Lauzon. UFC 199 takes place in The Forum in Inglewood, California. Here’s 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 involved in an alleged hit-and-run-accident. The 25-year old has been struck by a motor vehicle in Delray Beach, Florida on Sunday morning and needed to have the bottom half of the right leg amputated. He’s currently listed in critical condition at Delray Medical Center according to Blackzillians teammate Rashad Evans.
Bellator released a statement suggesting Delray Beach authorities are seeking info from anyone who may have witnessed the accident. « Bellator was advised of a dreadful accident that happened last night involving featherweight fighter Jordan Parsons, who was struck by an automobile at a shout episode, » the announcement read. « We are still in the process of discovering details and together with his family’s consent, hope to get an update on his medical condition soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jordan and his family as he recovers. The hit-and-run happened on Lindell Blvd. and South Federal Highway in Delray Beach, Florida. Anyone who has information regarding this incident is requested to call the Delray Beach Police Department at -LRB-561-RRB-??243-7800. » Parsons (12-2) was scheduled to combat Adam Piccolotti in Bellator 154 in San Jose on May 14. It’s likely Piccolotti won’t have a replacement competitor and the bout will be scrapped. I interviewed Parsons a week before his Bellator 154 matchup and he was excited about the move 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 loved ones and his teammates throughout this challenging moment.
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