It appears as though Karo Parisyan (Pictured) will not see the inside of the Octagon again anytime soon.

Following a first-round technical knockout loss to Dennis Hallman at UFC 123 on Saturday in Auburn Hills, Mich., UFC president Dana White told reporters Parisyan would “have to figure out the next chapter of his life” and implied that the judo convert had run out of chances with the promotion.

In an interview with MMAFighting.com, White said in no uncertain terms that he feels Parisyan “can’t perform [in the UFC] anymore” and agreed when asked if Parisyan was “done.”

The news comes as the latest blow to the career of the troubled 28-year-old, who has publicly battled anxiety and addiction in recent years.

In November 2009, Parisyan pulled out of his fight with Dustin Hazelett just two days before UFC 106, prompting the organization to issue his walking papers and White to declare on Twitter that Parisyan would “not be fighting Saturday or ever again in the UFC.” The match was to have been Parisyan’s first after serving a nine-month suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, handed down when he tested positive for banned painkillers following his UFC 94 bout with Dong Hyun Kim.

After briefly negotiating with UFC rival Strikeforce in early 2010, Parisyan resurfaced at a July Impact Fighting Championships show in Sydney, Australia, where he submitted local fighter Ben Mortimer via rear-naked choke.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Tiffany Van Soest signs with Invicta FC for MMA and GLORY for kickboxing

  • 28 days ago
  • 3 views

After long putting the brakes on talk of a potential permanent move to MMA, muay Thai vet and kickboxer Tiffany Van Soest seems to have found a solid alternative.Filed under: News read news >>

After fighting with broken toe, Damon Jackson has no regrets despite UFC release

  • 27 days ago
  • 11 views

Damon Jackson knew full well what was on the line when he stepped into the cage on Jan. 30. He gambled, and he lost. And he’d do it all over again.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

New York Governor Signs Historic MMA Bill into Law; UFC Stars in Attendance

  • 22 days ago
  • 11 views

The UFC was in attendance, with Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey taking the stage with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as he signed historic MMA legislation in New York. read news >>

Bellator Signs Three-Time All-American Wrestler Jarod Trice

  • 4 days ago
  • 10 views

Bellator MMA is proud to announce the signing of three-time All American wrestling prospect Jarod Trice to an exclusive, multi-fight contract. read news >>