Karo
Parisyan
26-6-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 13 fights.
Record: 26-6-0, 1NC
Summary: Excellent grappler. Great throws.

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Heat
From: Yerevan Armenia
Fights Out Of: North Hollywood, CA USA
Age: 32
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
904
41% Successful
375
Types of Successful Strikes
0
375
42% Standing
19%
39% Ground
159
71
145
Striking Defense
58
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
89
60% Successful
53
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
10
37
2
Takedown Defense
60
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Karo Parisyan Nov 20, 2010
2 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Dennis Hallman 10 0 0 0
Karo Parisyan Jan 31, 2009
24 2 1 1 R3 Overturned
Dong Hyun Kim 19 2 2 2
Loss
Thiago Alves Apr 2, 2008
17 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Karo Parisyan 10 1 0 1
Win
Karo Parisyan Nov 17, 2007
49 7 0 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Ryo Chonan 35 0 0 0
Win
Karo Parisyan May 26, 2007
54 2 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Josh Burkman 16 2 0 0
Win
Karo Parisyan Dec 13, 2006
56 3 0 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Drew Fickett 47 1 0 0
Loss
Diego Sanchez Aug 17, 2006
66 3 1 6 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Karo Parisyan 36 9 0 1
Win
Karo Parisyan Apr 15, 2006
18 2 0 7 R1 Submission
Nick Thompson 2 1 0 0
Win
Karo Parisyan
UFC 53: Heavy Hitters
Jun 4, 2005
56 8 2 8 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Matt Serra 26 1 0 0
Win
Karo Parisyan Feb 5, 2005
29 7 2 6 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Chris Lytle 7 0 2 1
Win
Karo Parisyan Aug 21, 2004
27 9 0 1 R3 Decision - Split
Nick Diaz 37 1 2 2
Loss
Georges St-Pierre Jan 31, 2004
46 6 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Karo Parisyan 1 0 4 2
Win
Karo Parisyan Sep 26, 2003
13 3 1 1 R1 Submission
Dave Strasser 2 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: In the mornings, I’ll do boxing for about an hour, hour and 15 minutes, it’s a very intense session.  At night, I’ll spar for around four, five minute rounds, round robin with different guys.  The next day I’ll take off the morning and at night I’ll grapple intensely.  And the day after that I’ll box in the morning and lift weights at night.  Then I repeat the cycle.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I love martial arts. I started with Gene LeBell when I was 8 years old and I continued in Hayastan Cross Training.

Accomplishments in amateur competition?
Grappling World Black Belt Judo International Champion/ Pan American Judo Silver Medalist/ BJJ National Champion.

Accomplishments in pro competition?
None

Ranks in any martial arts styles:
Judo Black Belt

Favorite grappling technique:
Armbar

Favorite Striking technique:
Right hand

Do you have any heroes?
My Father.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It's been my dream.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
No.

What was your job before you started fighting?
I started fighting while I was still in school. I had my first MMA fight at 14 years old. I have also done stunt work for movies.

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