Ricardo Arona Plans Return To Action In 2009

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Top Light Heavyweight Ricardo Arona has been AWOL since the demise of Pride last year but it appears the Pride stand out is now planning a return to action as he discussed in an interview with Sherdog.com:

“I received a lot of proposals from Canadian, American and Japanese promotions,” Arona told Sherdog.com in an exclusive interview. “I continue receiving a lot of proposals, but my main goal now is to build my own training center and then sign a contract when I’m sure that my project is being accomplished.”

“I might finish [the gym] by the end of the year and then come back to fight,” he said. “I want to train near my home. It’s the most important thing for a fighter — to train and rest at familiar places and eat well at the right time.”

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