Ricardo Arona Plans Return To Action In 2009


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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