Ouch! Karo Parisyan Handed A Nine Month Suspension, UFC 94 Win Overturned

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Updated: March 17, 2009

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Today the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) handed down a stern penalty to UFC welterweight fighter Karo Parisyan for his positive test for painkillers at UFC 94. The commission handed down a 9 month suspension from fighting, a $32,000 fine and his UFC 94 split decision victory over Dong Hyun Kim will be ruled a NO CONTEST.

Parisyan tested positive for three banned painkillers, hydrocodone, hydromorphone and oxymorphone.

This is the first news coming out of today’s NSAC meeting. The commission is expected to address the Georges St. Pierre “GreaseGate” allegation by BJ Penn.

5 Comments

  1. roy

    March 17, 2009 at 4:36 am

    that is painful, but he probally needs it.

  2. crynot

    March 17, 2009 at 6:36 am

    sucks, but oh well. I can't stand the guy.

  3. Ryan S

    March 17, 2009 at 7:16 am

    You know, I actually thought Dong won that fight anyway.

  4. kom34

    March 17, 2009 at 7:42 am

    i guess it corrects a bad decision but he get a rough punishment. hope he learned his lesson.

  5. tom

    March 17, 2009 at 9:17 am

    yeah i think 9months is hard but whatever i did also think he lost his last fight so its cool

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