Karo Parisyan

Karo Parisyan Wiki/Profile
Name/Famous asKaro Parisyan
OccupationMMA Fighter
BirthdayAugust 28, 1982
Age36 years old
Other NameKaro, Parisyan

Karo Parisyan Net Worth, Biography, Age, Height, body measurements, family, career, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details. He earned Fight of the Year honors after a hard fought loss to Diego Sanchez on August 17, 2006.

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Karo Parisyan Biography

Karo Parisyan is best known as a MMA Fighter. Armenian Judo and Jiu-Jitsu expert and former WEC Welterweight Champion. Karo Parisyan was born on August 28, 1982 in Armenia. He began training in Judo under Gene LeBell. Karo Parisyan is one of the most successful MMA Fighter. He has ranked on the list of famous people who were born on August 28, 1982.

Karapet “Karo” Parisyan (Armenian: Կարապետ Փարիզյան ; born August 28, 1982) is an Armenian-American mixed martial artist, who last competed in the welterweight division. A professional MMA competitor since 1999, Parisyan is a former WEC Welterweight Champion and has also competed for the UFC, Bellator, and Impact FC.

Parisyan then fought on October 28, 2012 against Edward Darby and won via first round armbar.

He also has a position among the list of Most popular MMA Fighter. Karo is 1 of the famous people in our database with the age of 36 years old.

Family: Parents, Children & Relatives

He started martial arts because his father felt he was too rough with his sisters. He has not shared enough information about family details. However, our team currently working, we will update Family, Sibling, Spouse and Childrens information.

Parisyan made his UFC debut on September 23, 2003, beating Dave Strasser by kimura. In his next fight, Parisyan fought Georges St-Pierre and lost via unanimous decision. During the fight, Parisyan attempted two kimuras, however Parisyan failed to secure them as St-Pierre defended both attempts. Parisyan became the first fighter to go the distance with St-Pierre. He then went on to win the WEC welterweight title, defeating Shonie Carter. He then returned to the UFC, where he won consecutive decision victories over Nick Diaz, Chris Lytle and Matt Serra.

Karo fought highly touted Canadian prospect Ryan Ford on May 19, 2011 in the MMA Live 1 show in London, Ontario, Canada. He was able to neutralize Ford’s strength and power by applying his takedowns, as it seemed that the first and second rounds were in favor of Parisyan, but was caught in the third round by a vicious knee to the head which resulted in a cut over Karo’s left eye that would end the fight via TKO due to a doctor’s stoppage.

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Parisyan has six Junior National belts to his credit and competed in the Olympic Judo trials ahead of the 2004 games in Athens. He wrote that going to the Olympics was his dream and that mixed martial arts was only an outlet for his boredom. During the trials, he received a call from UFC management and was invited to compete. He accepted because he needed money. But after the fight against Dave Strasser, his ribs needed recovery and he decided to give up on the trials.

Age, Height & Measurements

Karo Parisyan current age 36 years old years old. He born under the Virgo horoscope as Karo's birth date is August 28. Karo Parisyan height 7 Feet 6 Inches (Approx) & weight 188 lbs (85.2 kg) (Approx.). Right now we don't know about body measurements. We will update in this article.

For more than thirteen years, Parisyan developed under the Hayastan Grappling System (aka Hayastan Wrestling), a style developed by Gokor Chivichyan and Gene LeBell, which blends elements of Judo, Sambo, Catch wrestling, Greco-Roman wrestling and Freestyle wrestling. Parisyan continued to train at the Hayastan Academy under Gokor and Gene until late 2005. In early 2012, Karo mentioned in an interview that he has returned to the Hayastan Academy.

Height7 Feet 7 Inches (Approx)
Weight189 lbs (85.7 kg) (Approx)
Body Measurements
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorSalt and Pepper
Dress SizeL
Shoe Size12 (US), 11 (UK), 46.5 (EU), 29.5 (CM)

Parisyan then fought Diego Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 6. He lost via unanimous decision. The fight was chosen as the 2006 Fight of the Year by Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

Karo Parisyan Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth: $200 Thousand

Karo Parisyan net worth has been growing significantly. Karo Parisyan’s most of wealth comes from being a successful MMA Fighter. We have estimated Karo's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth$200 Thousand
SalaryUnder Review
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Source of IncomeMMA Fighter
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Source of IncomeMMA Fighter
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After recovering from his back injury, Parisyan returned at UFC 94 on January 31, 2009 in Las Vegas against Dong Hyun Kim. Parisyan defeated Kim in a controversial split decision. Following the fight, Parisyan tested positive for banned painkillers hydrocodone, hydromorphone and oxymorphone. Parisyan has stated that he has a prescription for the medications due to a severe back / hamstring injury. Parisyan was suspended pending a full hearing in mid-March. On March 17, 2009, the NSAC suspended Parisyan for nine months and ruled his decision victory a “no contest”.

Who is Karo Parisyan Dating?

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On September 2, 2010, it was announced that Karo would be returning to the UFC. He faced Dennis Hallman at UFC 123 in November. Hallman defeated Parisyan via TKO due to punches at 1:47 in the first round. In a discussion with journalist Ariel Helwani following UFC 123, UFC President Dana White stated he believes Parisyan is through fighting in the UFC.

Parisyan’s return fight took place on July 10, 2010 for Impact FC 1. He was initially scheduled to face Luis Dutra Jr., but Dutra would end up being forced off the card with a torn bicep. Parisyan’s new opponent was Ben Mortimer, who Parisyan would go on to defeat via rear-naked choke at 4:18 of the second round.

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