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|Born||January 7, 1986|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|Reach||71.0 in (180 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Paris, France|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Norman Paraisy (born January 7, 1986) is a French mixed martial artist and an actor. He competes in the middleweight division and is the 6th ranked of 171 active Europe Western Pro Light Heavyweights. 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. He held the PFC SHC and FMC belt and was a contender for the CWFC belt. He has the lead role in the short film Overtime directed by Canadian director Justin Wu, which won an award at the Toronto Short Film Festival
Mixed martial arts career
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.
On September 14, 2011, it was announced that Bellator had signed Paraisy and that he would compete in the Season Six middleweight tournament.
The Ultimate Fighter 11: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz
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
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.
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.
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
|Professional record breakdown|
|23 matches||14 wins||6 losses|
|Loss||14–6–2 (1)||Alan Carlos||Decision (unanimous)||Cage Warriors 93||April 28, 2018||3||5:00||Gothenburg, Sweden|
|Loss||14–5–2 (1)||Kenneth Bergh||Submission (guillotine choke)||Cage Warriors 84||June 2, 2017||2||2:13||London, England||Light Heavyweight bout|
|Loss||14–4–2 (1)||Jack Hermansson||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Cage Warriors 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)||Cage Warriors: Fight Night 10||March 28, 2014||3||5:00||Amman, Jordan|
|Win||13–3–2 (1)||Boubacar Balde||Decision (unanimous)||Strength and Honor Championship 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||Catchweight (190 lbs) bout|
|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||Strength and Honor Championship 4: Monson vs. Perak||April 30, 2011||3||5:00||Geneva, Switzerland|
|Win||8–1 (1)||Giullaume Piquet||TKO (punches)||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)||Shoot & Sprawl 2||October 2, 2010||1||3:11||Northampton, Northamptonshire, England|
|Win||6–1 (1)||Jason Muldoon||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||Fighters Hive: 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)||Greatest Common Multiple: 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)||Ultimate Force 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)||Minotauro Fights 3||April 11, 2006||2||N/A||Salvador, Bahia, Brazil||Pro Debut|
Mixed martial arts exhibition record
|Exhibition record breakdown|
|1 match||0 wins||1 loss|
|Loss||0–2||Elias Urbina||Decision (unanimous)||The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Cláudia||January 26, 2016||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||The Ultimate Fighter: Team Joanna vs. Team Cláudia Preliminary round|
|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|
- https://www.tapology.com/fightcenter/fighters/norman-paraisy. Missing or empty
- John Morgan (Sep 14, 2011). "Bellator Fighting Championships signs "TUF 11" contestant Norman Paraisy". MMAJunkie.com.
- Franklin McNeil (March 16, 2012). "Falcao pummels Paraisy to advance". ESPN.com.
- Miguel Barragan (February 14, 2013). "Bellator 89 Results: Brett Cooper Vs. Norman Paraisy". fightline.com.
- "Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 55 Fight Card". Sherdog.com.