MMA ODDS AND ENDS FOR MONDAY: JOSH THOMSON OFF BELLATOR 154 DUE TO INJURY, BELLATOR PROSPECT JORDAN PARSONS IN A COMA

Undisclosed injury compels Josh Thomson away Bellator 154 fight with Michael Chandler Lightweight Josh Thomson has pulled from his fight with Michael Chandler because of an undisclosed injury in accordance with FloCombat.com. The two Thomson’s (22-8 ) and Chandler (14-3) are both coming off back-to-back wins. There is not any word on what sort of injury Thomson had lasted. A replacement opponent for Chandler has not been declared. Bellator 154 happens May 14 in SAP Center at 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’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 last month. At a bantamweight affair Dileno Lopes and Anthony Birchak will clash Additionally bantamweights. UFC officials confirmed the information Friday evening. Birchak (12-3) is the prior MFC bantamweight champion, and it 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 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’s 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 at UFC 199 Lightweight James Vick looks to keep his momentum going because 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 in Las Vegas. He is currently 5-0 at the UFC because dropping to Michael Chiesa in 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 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. 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 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 prospect Jordan Parsons was included in an alleged hit-and-run-accident. The 25-year old was hit by a motor vehicle at Delray Beach, Florida on Sunday morning and needed to have the bottom half of the right leg amputated. He’s now listed in critical condition at Delray Medical Center based on Blackzillians teammate Rashad Evans.
Bellator released a statement indicating Delray Beach police are searching for info from anyone who might have seen the accident. “Bellator has been informed of a terrible accident that happened last night involving featherweight fighter Jordan Parsons, who was hit by a vehicle in a shout incident,” the statement read. “We’re still in the process of discovering details and with his family’s consent, expect to have an update on his medical state 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 in 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 combat Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 154 at San Jose on May 14. It’s likely Piccolotti won’t 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 back up to lightweight. On behalf of myself and the rest of the MMAOddsBreaker.com team, I’d like to send my well wishes to Jordan, his loved ones and his teammates through this difficult moment.

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