Norman Paraisy

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Norman Paraisy
Born (1986-01-07) January 7, 1986 (age 31)
Paris, France
Nationality French
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Division Middleweight
Reach 71.0 in (180 cm)
Fighting out of Paris, France
Team Kerner Team
Years active 2006-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 22
Wins 15
By knockout 3
By submission 5
By decision 7
Losses 4
By submission 2
By decision 2
Draws 2
No contests 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Norman Paraisy (born January 7, 1986) is a French mixed martial artist who competes in the middleweight division. He is known for being a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 11 and 23. Paraisy also competed in the Bellator Fighting Championships: Season One as a welterweight and also competed in Bellator Fighting Championships: Season Six and Bellator Fighting Championships: Season Eight as a middleweight.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Paraisy made his pro debut on April 11, 2006 against Paulo Santos. he won via rear-naked choke in the 2nd round. Paraisy then won his next three fights before having a No Contest against Hiroki Ozaki at GCM: Cage Force EX Eastern Bound.

In his next fight Paraisy took on former DEEP Welterweight Champion Hidehiko Hasegawa. He won via majority decision.

Bellator MMA[edit]

Paraisy made his Bellator debut in the first welterweight tournament against former UFC Middleweight Champion Dave Menne. He lost via submission in the third round, the first lost of his career.

On September 14, 2011 it was announced that Bellator had signed Paraisy, and that he would compete in the Season Six middleweight tournament.[1]

In the opening round of the tournament Paraisy took on former UFC vet Maiquel Falcão. He lost via unanimous decision.[2]

Paraisy's next fight in Bellator was in the Season Eight middleweight tournament against Brett Cooper. He lost via unanimous decision.[3]

The Ultimate Fighter 11: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz[edit]

Paraisy was seen in the very first episode of The Ultimate Fighter 11. Norman took on James Hammortree in the elimination bout to see which fight gets into the house. At the end of round one Paraisy was unable to answer the bell Hammortree was declared the winner.

Post TUF 11[edit]

After Paraisy fought on the Ultimate Fighter and sent home, Norman took on Jason Muldoon at FH - Fight Club 4. He won via Submission.

He then took on Shaun Lomas. He won via submission.

In his next fight he took Giullaume Piquet at FMC - Fighting Marcou Challenge 4. He won via TKO and capture the middleweight title.

Paraisy had a draw in his next fight against Michele Verginelli on April 30, 2011.

On May 20, 2011 Paraisy took on former PRIDE superstar Paulo Filho at X-Combat Ultra - International Grand Prix. He won via unanimous decision.

Paraisy took on Jack Mason in his next fight. He won via TKO.

For Paraisy's next fight he took on Manuel Garcia at PFC 5 - Clash of the Titans, for the middleweight title. He won via TKO.

Paraisy is expected to take on Chris Fields at CWFC 55 - Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 55 which is headlined by former UFC vet Che Mills. The fight ended in a majority draw.[4]

He won the SHC belt in Switzerland in 2013 defeating his opponent after 3 rounds of ground and pound.

After defeating Allan Love at Cage Warriors Fight Night 10 in Jordan, he fought Jack Hermansson for CWFC middleweight title at CWFC 69 - Super Saturday, in London.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 14–4–2 (1) Jack Hermansson Submission (rear-naked choke) CWFC - 69 June 7, 2014 4 4:49 London, England For the Vacant Cage Warriors Middleweight Championship
Win 14–3–2 (1) Allan Love Decision (unanimous) CWFC - Fight Night 10 March 28, 2014 3 5:00 Amman, Jordan
Win 13–3–2 (1) Boubacar Balde Decision (unanimous) SHC 8 September 21, 2013 3 5:00 Geneva, Switzerland
Win 12–3–2 (1) Leeroy Barnes Decision (unanimous) Cage Warriors 57 July 20, 2013 3 5:00 Liverpool, England UK
Draw 11–3–2 (1) Chris Fields Draw (majority) Cage Warriors 55 June 1, 2013 3 5:00 Dublin, Ireland
Win 11–3–1 (1) Manuel Garcia TKO (kicks) PFC 5 - Clash of the Titans April 27, 2013 1 2:15 Marseille, France
Loss 10–3–1 (1) Brett Cooper Decision (unanimous) Bellator 89 February 14, 2013 3 5:00 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States Bellator Season 8 Middleweight Tournament Quarterfinal
Loss 10–2–1 (1) Maiquel Falcão Decision (unanimous) Bellator 61 March 16, 2012 3 5:00 Bossier City, Louisiana, United States Bellator Season 6 Middleweight Tournament Quarterfinal
Win 10–1–1 (1) Jack Mason TKO (flying knee and elbows) Cage Warriors: 43 July 9, 2011 3 3:50 Kentish Town, North London, England
Win 9–1–1 (1) Paulo Filho Decision (unanimous) X-Combat Ultra - International Grand Prix May 20, 2011 3 5:00 Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Draw 8–1–1 (1) Michele Verginelli Draw SHC 4 - Monson vs. Perak April 30, 2011 3 5:00 Geneva, Switzerland
Win 8–1 (1) Giullaume Piquet TKO (punches) FMC - Fighting Marcou Challenge 4 April 15, 2011 3 N/A Palavas-les-Flots, Herault, France
Win 7–1 (1) Shaun Lomas Submission (arm-triangle choke) S&S - Shoot & Sprawl 2 October 2, 2010 1 3:11 Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
Win 6–1 (1) Jason Muldoon Submission (arm-triangle choke) FH - Fight Club 4 September 3, 2010 1 N/A Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland
Loss 5–1 (1) Dave Menne Submission (rear-naked choke) Bellator IV April 17, 2009 3 2:39 Norman, Oklahoma, United States Season 1 Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal
Win 5–0 (1) Hidehiko Hasegawa Decision (majority) M-1 Challenge 6: Korea August 29, 2008 2 5:00 South Korea
NC 4–0 (1) Hiroki Ozaki No contest (overturned) GCM - Cage Force EX Eastern Bound February 11, 2008 2 0:37 Tokyo, Japan Originally a submission win for Ozaki, but later changed to a no contest.
Win 4–0 Dave Radford Submission (choke) UF 6: Battle of Waterloo July 21, 2007 1 4:53 England
Win 3–0 Edgar Pilrimis Submission (rear-naked choke) Intense Fighting - Caged November 11, 2006 1 2:46 England
Win 2–0 Rustam Kuraev Decision (split) M-1 MFC: Mix-Fight October 7, 2006 3 5:00 Russia
Win 1–0 Paulo Santos Submission (rear-naked choke) MF - Minotauro Fights 3 April 11, 2006 2 N/A Salvador, Bahia, Brazil Pro Debut

Mixed martial arts exhibition record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 0–1 James Hammortree TKO (quit) The Ultimate Fighter: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz March 31, 2010 1 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States The Ultimate Fighter: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz Preliminary round


  1. ^ John Morgan (Sep 14, 2011). "Bellator Fighting Championships signs "TUF 11" contestant Norman Paraisy". 
  2. ^ Franklin McNeil (March 16, 2012). "Falcao pummels Paraisy to advance". 
  3. ^ Miguel Barragan (February 14, 2013). "Bellator 89 Results: Brett Cooper Vs. Norman Paraisy". 
  4. ^ "Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 55 Fight Card".