MMA Featherweight Fighter, Jordan Parsons, has died.
Parsons was a victim of a hit and run.
On Sunday night, Parsons was hit by a Ranger Rover Lindell Boulevard and South Federal Highway in Delray Beach. Parsons right leg was partially amputated, until faced with a preliminary organ failure, and ended up having his leg fully amputated.
Bellator President, Scott Coker, announced his passing:
“It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of a dear member of the Bellator family, Jordan Parson. Jordan was an exceptional athlete and a rising star in the sport. But more importantly, he was an exceptional young man. Jordan was hard-working, dedicated, intelligent, and a pleasure to be around. He represented all the reasons we love this sport. It is a terribly tragic loss and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, friends, and teammates.”
Parsons record was at 11-2.
Parson’s manager posted a photo on Twitter, in hopes of having any witnessed come forward to identify the vehicle. The vehicle is believed to have damage on the left side.
Anyone with any information regarding the accident should contact the Delray Beach Police Department at 561-243-7810.