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Josh Parisian

Heavyweight Division

15-5-0 (W-L-D)

10

Wins by Knockout

2

Wins by Submission

8

First Round Finishes

Josh Parisian

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Josh Parisian's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Martinsburg, United States
Fighting style
Striker
Age
33
Height
76.00
Weight
265.50
Octagon Debut
Nov. 28, 2020
Reach
79.00
Leg reach
43.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Has won seven of his last nine
     
  • 10 wins by KO, two by submission (Triangle, keylock)
     
  • Eight first round finishes
     
  • Has 2-0 pro boxing record

UFC History 
UFC Fight Night
(6/25/22) Parisian stopped Alan Baudot via strikes at 3:04 of the second round 
UFC Fight Night (12/18/21) Parisian was stopped by Don’Tale Mayes via strikes at 3:26 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (6/19/21) Parisian won a three round split decision over Roque Martinez
UFC on ESPN (11/28/20) Parisian lost a three round unanimous decision to Parker Porter

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 4
Episode three
(8/18/20) Parisian knocked out Chad Johnson at 3:43 of the first round

The Ultimate Fighter, Season 28
On episode 5, Parisian was stopped by Michel Batista via strikes at 2:10 of the second round

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 2
Episode 3
(6/26/18) Parisian knocked out Greg Rebello at 1:31 of the first round

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2010 to build confidence, but ended up being talked into a fight and have loved it ever since.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the reward of every drop of sweat and blood I’ve spilled and every sacrifice I’ve made.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Bay Community College. Went for CAD, but quit college to fight.
What was your job before you started fighting? Construction
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Seven amateur belts
Favorite grappling technique: Whizzer sweep
Favorite Striking technique: Leg kick