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Ricardo Arona

Ricardo Arona is a fighter who is known for his underwhelming style of controlling his opponents on the ground. Notable instances where this strategy proved exciting are his fights against Kazushi Sakuraba and Alistair Overeem. He was the victim of one of the biggest slam knockouts in MMA history, delivered by Quinton Jackson.

Arona was most recently reported to have signed with the UFC and planned on debuting with the promotion later in 2010. He never did and in the summer of 2011, Arona announced his retirement.

In early 2012, Arona reportedly came out of retirement. He was rumored to face Dream veteran Satoshi Ishii in Brazil.