Brazilian submission ace and 12-time PRIDE veteran Ricardo Arono (13-5) is scheduled to fight for the first time in almost two-and-a-half years according to a new report from the Portuguese-language website SuperLutas.com.
According to the report, Arona will face five-time UFC veteran Marvin Eastman on Sept. 12 at Bitetti Combat in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
"I'm like the superhero coming in with the anti-bullsh*t." - Nick Diaz
Two and a half years out
Arona is gonna have some serious ring rust!
Having said that, this is a tough return fight but a very winnable.
Here's to hoping Ricardo is back in the big leagues very soon