Karo Parisyan, of Yerevan, Armenia, is a 4 time International Judo champion widely credited as being the first to successfully adapt judo techniques for mixed martial arts. Karo’s throws are continually highlight reel quality and his ground and pound style is brutal, allowing him to be a favorite mainstay of the UFC for five years running and still going strong. Karo is currently an MMA trainer at the WFA Legends gym alongside Jason “Mayhem” Miller, Bas Rutten, and Randy Couture while continually developing and improving his game as he sits atop the crowded elite of the UFC welterweight division. Karo Parisyan’s tecniques were honed for over 13 years under the Hayastan Grappling System as taught by Gokor Chivichyan and Judo Gene LeBell, adapting elements of Judo, Sambo, Catch Wrestling, Freestyle Wrestling, Greco-Roman Wrestling and Muay Thai.
Karo Parisyan, Judo For Mixed Martial Arts, Submissions
UFC veteran and top contender Karo Parisyan demonstrates these devastating Judo Submissions equally effective for No Holds Barred fighting and Mixed Martial Arts.
Karo Parisyan, Judo For Mixed Martial Arts, Kimura
UFC veteran and top contender Karo Parisyan demonstrates this devastating Kimura technique from the standing and f=ground positions
Karo Parisyan, Judo For Mixed Martial Arts, Uchi-Mata
UFC veteran Karo Parisyan demonstrates this traditional powerful Judo throw, the Uchi-Mata, mmodified for Mixed Martial Arts competition.
Karo Parisyan, Judo For Mixed Martial Arts, Drop Seoi-Nagi
UFC Veteran Karo Parisyan demonstrates one of his most successful MMA Judo throws the Drop Seoi-Nagi.
Karo Parisyan, Judo For Mixed Martial Arts, Ouchi-Gari
Popular UFC veteran Karo Parisyan demonstrates his vicious and unstoppable judo throws and takedowns modified for mixed martial arts competition