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Arona books Sept. 12 bout, could potentially fight in front of dozens

Updated: June 26, 2009, 4:59 PM ET
By Jake Rossen

Is Ricardo Arona getting restless? FiveOuncesofPain reports that the former Pride blanket is set to make a return to fighting after a two-and-a-half year hiatus for Bitetti Combat IV in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. If you were unaware there was ever a Bitetti Combat I, II or III, that makes two of us.

And if you're wondering why Arona would bother toiling in a show that's unlikely to pay him what he grew accustomed to in Pride, the answer might be similar to why actors audition ...

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