It doesn't sound like a laundry list of excuses, it sounds like one legitimate one.
Hopefully he'll get the help he needs.
Weren't we just saying this last year, with him battling anxiety attacks?
He already alluded to his addiction when he was suspended for 3 kinds of painkillers after Kim Dong-hyun fight (his initial statement for pulling out of this fight is he didn't have the money to pay that fine to the Athletic Comission). Yes, he talked about anxiety attacks when he pulled out of a fight at the last minute the first time. Karo seems to be struggling with a lot of issues for some time now, but that with his "arrogant" attitude that some have seen on his TUF appearances rubbed people the wrong way.
UFC president Dana White posted on his twitter account, “Karo Parisyan has (expletive) over the UFC, the fans and his opponent again! He will not be fighting Saturday or ever again in the UFC!”