Jordan Parsons News

Oct 21, 2016 8:07 am

Jordan Parsons becomes first MMA fighter diagnosed with CTE

Tragic news surfaced Thursday evening that former Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons, who was fatally struck by a vehicle earlier this year, was posthumously diagnosed with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, also known as CTE. The Boston Globe broke the story, which revealed that Dr. Bennet Omalu, the doctor who discovered the disease in football players, was...

Oct 19, 2016 8:18 am

Driver who killed Jordan Parsons posts bail

Earlier this year, tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA prospect Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle in Florida. While initial reports regarding the situation, and what happened, were a bit scarce, it was then revealed that Parsons was in the hospital, where he was forced to have his leg amputated as a result...

Oct 4, 2016 8:19 am

Australia’s XFC Cuts Ties with Julian Wallace After Assault Charge

Late last week, news broke that Australian mixed martial artist Julian “Julz the Jackal” Wallace had pleaded guilty to assault. Wallace’s charges stemmed from an ugly incident during which he brutalized his then fiancee Jessy Jess – also a fighter – after she brought home a dinner that wasn’t to his liking. Thankfully, Jess was...

May 7, 2016 2:46 pm

Driver arrested in connection to Jordan Parson’s death

Earlier this month tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle and was forced to have part of his leg amputated. An update was released that Parson’s had to undergo heart surgery, as the condition turned from bad to worse. Ultimately, Parsons passed away as a result of...

May 4, 2016 11:49 am

Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons passes away after tragic accident

Bellator MMA featherweight Jordan Parsons has passed away after he was hit in a hit-and-run accident in Florida over the weekend. Bellator President Scott Coker released a statement on Wednesday following news of Parson’s death. “It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of a dear member of the Bellator family, Jordan Parsons....

May 2, 2016 2:52 pm

Bellator MMA fighter now undergoing heart surgery after hit-and-run accident

Horrific news broke on Sunday when it was revealed that Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons was involved in a serious hit-and-run motorcycle accident in Delray, Florida. Parsons had to have his leg amputated due to a serious injury suffered in the accident and now Ariel Helwani reports that he is undergoing heart surgery after his...