Karo Parisyan Ready To 'Shut A Lot Of F***ing Mouths Up' At ShoFIGHT
by Brent Brookhouse on Jun 15, 2012 6:00 PM
Despite the relative youth of mixed martial arts, it's not hard to feel like certain things in the sport were ages ago. Karo Parisyan's time as one of the can't miss stars for the future of the sport. While we've seen judo rolled in to the all around MMA attack, Karo was one of the first (and best) to blend the judo attack into his MMA game.
Personal demons and some flaws as a fighter held Karo back from getting to that next tier status, but he tells LFPress.com that he's ready to prove his critics wrong at ShoFIGHT tomorrow night when he takes on John Gunderson for the promotion's welterweight title:
"I would love to shut a lot of people up. Shut a lot of f---ing mouths up because there are a lot of idiots," Parisyan told QMI Agency over the phone. "A lot of people like to judge and talk. I hate to f---ing hear it, man. If you're not in my life, in my shoes or in my sport, don't be such an easy critic and judge me.The full fight card for the night's action is after the jump and features some good fights like Parisyan vs. Gunderson, Derek Brunson vs. Kendall Grove for the middleweight title, Lyle Beerbohm vs. Marcus Aurelio and more.
"It doesn't mean anything to me, but it does add a little bit of fuel to the fire. I take that into the cage, display it and leave it in the cage. It's an up-and-down battle, this soap-opera sport we have."
The show will air live on The Fight Network in Canada with a delayed online PPV option for American audiences but, unfortunately, no live option.