Ricardo Arona

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Birthday
17, 1978
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
17, 1978 (age 41)
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

About

Retired Brazilian MMA middleweight and light heavyweight who was a former RINGS promotion Middleweight champion. In 2005, as a competitor in the PRIDE promotion, he finished as the runner-up PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix.

Before Fame

He began training in judo and karate at an early age. He switched to Brazilian jiu-jitsu at age 13.

Trivia

He won the Abu Dhabi Combat Club's (ADCC) world submission wrestling championships in 2000 and 2001. He did not lose a point in a single match.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Associated With

He submitted Tito Ortiz during his competing in the ADCC grappling competitions.