May 14th MMA News Update

  • The man who struck Jordan Parsons with a vehicle, causing the Bellator MMA fighter’s death, made his first court appearance on Friday. Dennis Wright made his first court appearance Friday after being arrested last weekend for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident that caused the death of Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons. The Delray Police Department obtained details of the vehicle Wright was driving, and searched for him for nearly a week. Wright faces multiple charges, including leaving the scene of an accident causing death. His bond was set at $450,000. A police investigation is still ongoing, according to WPTV News.

    Parsons was struck by the vehicle early May 1, suffering a partial leg amputation. He was in a coma for several days, and approximately two days after the accident his entire right leg was amputated due to preliminary organ failure. Parsons passed away on May 4 at the Delray Medical Center in Delray, Florida.

  • Anderson Silva’s trainer Rogerio Camoes spoke to Sherdog, and said Anderson wants to fight on the big July 9th card in Vegas: “Thank God everything went fine and Anderson is already planning his return. He told me ‘Master, pack everything up. We’re going to UFC 200.’ The most important thing is that he kept his mind strong and didn’t lose his motivation. On the contrary, he’s really motivated to take part at that historical UFC 200 event.”

    Silva will need four to six weeks of recovery time before he can train again. With UFC 200 just under two months away, it seems like a pretty unattainable goal to fight there.

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