Archive: ricardo arona

Jun 11, 2014 10:23 am

Ricardo Arona refused Bellator’s offer, not physically fit to fight

Former PRIDE FC veteran Ricardo Arona (14-5 MMA) has not competed in mixed martial arts since a 2009 win over Marvin Eastman in Brazil. “The Brazilian Tiger” was recently offered a contract to fight under the Bellator banner, but he has declined. The 35-year-old told Rádio Globo that he couldn’t accept the deal because of...

Nov 15, 2013 6:55 am

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson Claims He Feels Like The Quinton From Pride

  Bellator 106 was supposed to be Bellator’s first PPV event, but an injury to Tito “The People’s Champion” Ortiz called off the main event fight between Ortiz and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, and ended Bellator’s PPV plans. Bellator 106 ended up on Spike TV as a free event, but Jackson was still disconcerted with the...

Jul 31, 2012 9:07 am

Ricardo Arona Talks Return To MMA | "It’s Just A Matter Of Time." | MMA News

By Jamie McAllister Ricardo Arona comments in an interview with TATAME. Arona talks about returning to MMA as well as opening his own Mixed Martial Arts gym. Arona has been out of action for some time now, in his last bout he defeated Marvin Eastman back in September 2009. He talks about his time away...