Arianny Celeste-Conner Cordova dream-date video: Up-close and personal

On Monday, we shared Dakota Ridge High School student Conner Cordova's account of his dream date with UFC ring girl and May Maxim cover model Arianny Celeste. Now we offer video highlights proving that Cordova, who wooed Celeste with a persistent (and successful) YouTube campaign, wasn't kept at arm's length by his MMA fantasy. At a dance staged as a Haiti benefit, Celeste keeps her arms wrapped around Cordova for significant stretches, and to his credit, he doesn't lose his shit -- at least not on camera. Oh, yeah: The soundtrack for the clip begins with "Party Like a Rock Star" -- an appropriate tune if ever there was one.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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