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Charges upgraded against driver accused of killing Bellator's Jordan Parsons

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Motorist Dennis Wright, whose driver's license was suspended six times, was reportedly driving 116 m.p.h. when he allegedly struck and killed Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons in Delray Beach, Florida, back in May.

Not surprisingly, his charges have been upgraded to vehicular homicide.

"I don't understand how someone with that bad of a record could still be behind the wheel," Parson's mother said (via WPTV). "We want him to be in jail to know that you can't just make any decision in your life and not pay the consequences."

The family is suing Wright's family and the bar which served him.

Parsons (11-2) made his Bellator debut back in early 2014, quickly racking up back-to-back wins -- and finishes -- over Tim Bazer and Julio Cesar Neves. His last outing ended with a close, split-decision loss to collegiate wrestling standout Bubba Jenkins.

For more on how this tragedy unfolded click here and here.