The ShoFight 20 card scheduled for June 16th at the O’Reilly Family Event Center in Springfield, Missouri is stacked with MMA notables and is shaping up to be like an All-Star event. And, any All-Star event would not be complete without HyeFighters being included. The ShoFight 20 event has 4 HyeFighters scheduled on their card. […]
HyeFighter Karo “The Heat” Parisyan gave us an indepth interview about his upcoming fight on March 31st against veteran “The Wildman” Thomas Deny at the WMMA event. In this very candid interview, Karo talks about his training and how he has gone back to his old Judo roots and is now back training again with […]
HyeFighter Karo “The Heat” Parisyan will be fighting “The Wild Man” Thomas Denny (also a UFC veteran) at the WMMA’s inaugural event at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas on Saturday March 31st.
Stay tuned for an exclusive interview coming very soon.
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Two years ago, we started shooting a documentary about the HyeFighters. We wanted to introduce our phenomenal athletes to the Armenian community and gain their on-going support. Along the way, we were able to get to know a number […]
HyeFighter Karo Parisyan came up a little short in Brazil in his fight against Jordan Smith. The action packed fight saw Parisyan lose via split decision. The play by play is below.
It’s been a long road for HyeFighter Karo Parisyan. After public battles with anxiety and pain killer addiction the judoka says he’s finally escaped the demons that once crippled him. As he readies for a bout against Jordan Smith at Amazon Forest Combat, Parisyan spoke to MMA Nation about his past, present, and what he […]
former-UFC standout HyeFighter Karo “The Heat” Parisyan (19-7) will be returning to the cage on September 14th. “The Heat” will be facing Jordan Smith (15-2-1) at the first event of newly christened promotion, Amazon Forest Combat, in Brazil.
Parisyan was last featured at May’s MMA Live 1 card against Canadian fighter Ryan Ford, where he lost […]
HyeFighter Karo Parisyan speaks to HyeFighters.com about his fight against Ryan Ford in Canada and tells us why he is not satisfied with the outcome. Karo calls out Ryan Ford and challenges him to a rematch anywhere and anytime.
Karo is putting on a judo clinic and had dominant position for most of that round.
HyeFighter Karo Parisyan talks about his comeback and what he has gone through in the past few years with respect to his issues and problems. Karo Also talks about his upcoming fight on May 19th in Canada against Ryan Ford.
A welterweight bout between HyeFighter Karo Parisyan and Ryan Ford will likely be part of Jones Entertainment Group’s “MMA Live 1” event, set to take place May 19 at the John Labatt Centre in London, Ontario, Canada.
While still awaiting commission approval, a source close to the event has confirmed to Sherdog.com that the matchup is […]
It didn’t look like Karo Parisyan would ever fight in the UFC again.
Dana White had said as much on Twitter after Parisyan withdrew last minute from a UFC 106 bout against Dustin Hazelett last November: “Karo Parisyan has f—ed over the UFC, the fans and his opponent again!!! He will not be fighting saturday or […]
A welterweight bout between returning HyeFighter Karo Parisyan (19-5 MMA, 9-3 UFC) and Dennis Hallman (41-13-2 MMA, 1-4 UFC) and a middleweight fight between Gerald Harris (17-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and newcomer Maiquel Falcao (25-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) are both official for UFC 123.
UFC 123 takes place Nov. 20 at The Palace of Auburn Hills […]
Less than a year after Dana White tweeted that Karo Parisyan would never fight again in the UFC, “The Heat” has been welcomed back to the organization and offered a fight against Dennis Hallman at UFC 123 in Auburn Hills, Mich.
In what was intended to be the evening’s co-feature, HyeFighter Karo Parisyan returned to action for the first time since January 2009 and recorded a tougher-than-expected second-round submission win over tougher-than-expected local Ben Mortimer in what was actually the evening’s first fight.
“This was my first fight that I was away from my family, […]
Impact Fighting Championship (FC) will host it’s first fight in Australia this Saturday 10th July at Brisbane Entertainment Centre for The Uprising 1 event and then will head to Sydney on the 18th July to host The Uprising 2 event at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.
Due to a training injury, Luis Dutra Jr will no […]
by Sam Nassar Correspondent for the Bleacher Report:
With a past of oppression and sadness in their history, Armenians have shown themselves to have a fighter’s spirit that will not extinguish.
After near annihilation due to Genocide committed by the Ottoman Turks in 1915, the Armenian population had lost 1.5 million brothers and sisters in the slaughter.
HyeFighter Karo “The Heat” Parisyan is moving on with his fight career and will appear at Impact FC in Australia on July 10.
Karo has said that he has agreed to fight Brazilian Luis Dutra Jr. on the card Down Under. MMAjunkie.com reported earlier today that the former UFC welterweight’s potential Strikeforce contract fell through.
“I [haven’t] […]
According to a report by Ariel Helwani at MMAFighting.com, Karo Parisyan is currently involved in negotiations with Strikeforce and if the two sides can come to an agreement, the HyeFighter judoka could compete for the organization on their June 16 card in Los Angeles.
Parisyan was let go by the UFC in November amidst a firestorm […]
HyeFighter Karo “The Heat” Parisyan gave HyeFighters.com an EXCLUSIVE interview and talked about what has transpired in his professional and personal life in the past few months.
by Sterling Spiars
As a fan, it’s easy to let your heated emotions take control and cause you to unjustly lash out at an athlete that seems to be squandering his career opportunities. Such is the case for Karo “The Heat” Parisyan.
As you may all know, Parisyan recently pulled out of his UFC 106 bout with […]
Karo “The Heat” Parisyan is out of UFC 106 after failing to acquire a license in Nevada, according to Parisyan, due to not having the money to pay his fine from previously being suspended after testing positive for a three different pain killers following his UFC 94 bout with Kim Dong-hyun.
“There’s a lot of problems […]
by E. Spencer Kyte
Even though Hazelett trains with a solid group of guys and earned his BJJ black belt under Jorge Gurgel, Parisyan gets the easy edge in terms of training by being a member of the Jackson’s Submission Fighting team.
While Aaron Riley may have been on the wrong end of a serious beating on […]
“I think it’s a great style for me. It’s a great matchup. I eat Jiu Jitsu guys for breakfast a lot of times. He’s tough and he’s got really good Jiu Jitsu and good standup. He’s a well-rounded fighter, but I have fought 2 and 3-time Jiu Jitsu world champion guys man. And I’m a […]