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Old 06-18-2010, 04:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Karo: Strikeforce is the most unprofessional organization I've seen in my life

http://www.lowkick.com/Strikeforce/K...n-my-life-8327

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Old 06-18-2010, 04:17 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That's obvious, but I'd like to know some reasons why.
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Old 06-18-2010, 05:38 AM   #3 (permalink)
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except he never said that at all, the video title is a misquote, he said that he met with Scott Coker and to discuss a SF contract but decided that SF was not for him and gave no reason why, then went onto add that he was in talks with the UFC and that the UFC was the most professional organisation he had ever dealt with and that no other organisation came close. I see UFC nut huggers have gone out of there way again to discredit SF, they must fear the competition after all SF do have the TV deal they want and with that deal could easily out grow the UFC in a few years and to be honest I think thats the best thing that could happen in the world of MMA, at least then we will get to see cross promotion in the world of MMA like we see between Dream and SF, MMA will never reach its full global potential while been held back by Dana White and the UFC.

Personally I dont care for Parisyan much anyway, to be fair he does have a good professional record but I doubt he can come back and have a major impact in ether SF or the UFC, Gilbert Melendez I'm willing to bet would destroy him anyway and I dont know what happened to the talks with the UFC because he has a bout coming up with Impact FC in Australia which to be fair look like a a really good new promotion and are putting one some real good fights.
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Old 06-18-2010, 03:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
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except he never said that at all, the video title is a misquote, he said that he met with Scott Coker and to discuss a SF contract but decided that SF was not for him and gave no reason why, then went onto add that he was in talks with the UFC and that the UFC was the most professional organisation he had ever dealt with and that no other organisation came close. I see UFC nut huggers have gone out of there way again to discredit SF, they must fear the competition after all SF do have the TV deal they want and with that deal could easily out grow the UFC in a few years and to be honest I think thats the best thing that could happen in the world of MMA, at least then we will get to see cross promotion in the world of MMA like we see between Dream and SF, MMA will never reach its full global potential while been held back by Dana White and the UFC.

Personally I dont care for Parisyan much anyway, to be fair he does have a good professional record but I doubt he can come back and have a major impact in ether SF or the UFC, Gilbert Melendez I'm willing to bet would destroy him anyway and I dont know what happened to the talks with the UFC because he has a bout coming up with Impact FC in Australia which to be fair look like a a really good new promotion and are putting one some real good fights.
I hope that next time you call someone a UFC nuthugger, you will atleast watch the entire video before judging others.
He did say "they are the most unprofessional I've ever seen. Strikeforce is a very unprofessional organization."
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Old 06-18-2010, 03:36 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Comparing this interview to his previous ones, he seems like he is a lot more focused and on track. I hope he comes back, easily one of my favorite fighters to watch.

He does look pretty small though?
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Old 06-18-2010, 03:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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whew... that was hard to watch. Great find I've been wondering about him.

I've never been a fan of his but I feel a lot of sympathy for him trying to overcome anxiety disorder or what ever it is. I have friend with those problems. He was once a certified badass adventurer and now he needs Valium to go to work and can't sit in a restaurant with me. It's a really shocking change.

I hope Karo doe well.
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this coming from a guy who has dropped out of 2 separate fights the DAY before the weigh-in's and had a win overturned for testing positive for banned substances in a post fight drug screening?

LOL!!!
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this coming from a guy who has dropped out of 2 separate fights the DAY before the weigh-in's and had a win overturned for testing positive for banned substances in a post fight drug screening?

LOL!!!
This.

That being said I hope Karo has gotten rid of his addiction and will be able to entertain us again with some more of his exciting fights.
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except he never said that at all, the video title is a misquote
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"...they're the most unprofessional I've ever seen in my life. Strikeforce is a very unprofessional organization."
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whew... that was hard to watch. Great find I've been wondering about him.

I've never been a fan of his but I feel a lot of sympathy for him trying to overcome anxiety disorder or what ever it is. I have friend with those problems. He was once a certified badass adventurer and now he needs Valium to go to work and can't sit in a restaurant with me. It's a really shocking change.

I hope Karo doe well.
Great post. And I agree. A lot of MMA fans (even on this forum) have been really critical of Karo and have criticized him for what has gone on recently as if he has simply been screwing around and has rationally decided to not take MMA seriously. But his personal problems are very serious. Anxiety problems and addiction to pain killers aren't really anything to criticize someone for.
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