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Monday, May 02, 2016

Bellator’s Jordan Parsons Reportedly in Coma, Had Leg Partially Amputated After Hit-And-Run

Jordan Parsons (photo via Bellator)

By FCF Staff

Bellator featherweight Jordan Parsons is reportedly in serious condition, after being hit by a vehicle in a hit-and-run incident.

According to a follow up post from Parsons’ teammate, Rashad Evans, the fighter is in a coma and had a leg amputated. Other reports have confirmed that the 25 year-old had the bottom half of his right leg amputated, following the incident.

Bellator has also released the following statement:

Bellator has been informed of a terrible accident that occurred last night involving featherweight fighter Jordan Parsons, who was struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run incident. We are still in the process of uncovering details and with his family’s consent, hope 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 occurred on Lindell Blvd. and South Federal Highway in Delray Beach, Florida.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Delray Beach Police Department at (561) 243-7800.

Parsons was scheduled to fight Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 154 on May 14th.

posted by FCF Staff @ 10:08 am
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