Undisclosed injury forces Josh Thomson off Bellator 154 battle with Michael Chandler Lightweight Josh Thomson has pulled out of 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 been announced. Bellator 154 happens May 14 in 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’s currently 2-5 in his last seven fights. Lewis (15-4) heads to this matchup off a knockout victory over Gabriel Gonzaga back in UFC Fight Night 86 final month. At a bantamweight event Dileno Lopes and Anthony Birchak will clash in addition bantamweights. Friday evening, the information was confirmed by UFC officials. Birchak (12-3) is the prior MFC bantamweight champion and has gone 1-2 in the UFC. He heads into this matchup off the first weight loss loss of his profession, when he suffered a setback against Thomas Almeida. His lone UFC success came against Joe Soto, where he knocked out the prior 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 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Here is an updated look in 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 appears to maintain his momentum going because he takes on Evan Dunham at UFC 199. Vick (9-0) heads to this matchup off a decision win over Glaico Franca on April 23 at Las Vegas. He is currently 5-0 in the UFC since dropping to Michael Chiesa at 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 at 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 at a coma, has a part of leg amputated after evident hit-and-run accident 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 was hit by a motor vehicle in Delray Beach, Florida on Sunday morning and needed to have the bottom half of his right leg amputated. He’s now listed in critical condition at Delray Medical Center according to Blackzillians teammate Rashad Evans.
Bellator released a statement indicating Delray Beach police are seeking info from anybody who might have witnessed the crash. “Bellator has been advised of a terrible accident that occurred last night involving featherweight fighter Jordan Parsons, who was struck by a vehicle at a hit-and-run incident,” the statement read. “We’re still in the process of discovering details and with his family’s approval, expect to have 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 at Delray Beach, Florida. Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to call the Delray Beach Police Department at -LRB-561-RRB-??243-7800.” Parsons (12-2) was scheduled to fight Adam Piccolotti in Bellator 154 in San Jose on May 14. It’s likely Piccolotti will not have a replacement opponent and the bout will be scrapped. I interviewed Parsons a week ahead of the Bellator 154 matchup and that he was excited about the move up to lightweight. On behalf of myself and the remainder of the MMAOddsBreaker.com group, I’d love to send my well wishes to Jordan, his loved ones and his teammates throughout this difficult moment.
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