- Name: Jose Aldo
- Age: 31 years old
- Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
- Occupation: MMA Fighter
- Net Worth: US $8 Million
- Status: Alive
Jose Aldo is a Brazilian MMA fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He’s the current UFC Featherweight Champion at 145 pounds. He competed briefly in the Lightweight division in 2005. Aldo was born Jose Aldo da Silva Oliveira Junior on September 9, 1986 in Manaus, Brazil. He was an avid soccer player before taking up capoeira. Aldo earned his Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under coach Andre Pederneiras. He also holds a Black belt in Luta Livre Esportiva. Aldo is also known by the nicknames “Junior” and “Scarface”.
Aldo moved to Rio de Janeiro at age 17 to begin mixed martial arts training. His professional MMA debut was against Mario Bigola on August 10, 2004. He won 18 seconds into the first round by way of knockout. Aldo won 7 consecutive fights from August 2004 to October 2005. His first lost was to ‘Luciano Azevedo’ at Jungle Fight 5 on November 26, 2005. Aldo made his World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) debut at WEC 34 on June 1, 2008. He defeated Alexandre Franca Nogueira by TKO in the second round. His first round KO of ‘Rolando Perez’ at WEC 38 was dubbed “knockout of the night”. Aldo won the WEC Featherweight Championship at WEC 44. He defended the title at WEC 48 and at WEC 51.
World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) merged in October 2010. This resulted in Aldo becoming the inaugural UFC Featherweight Champion. His UFC debut was on April 30, 2011 at UFC 129. There he defeated Canada’s Mark Hominick by unanimous decision. Aldo won 7 consecutive UFC fights from April 2011 to October 2014. He lost to Ireland’s Conor McGregor on December 12, 2015 at UFC 194. Aldo bounced back with a win over America’s Frankie Edgar at UFC 200. His professional MMA record stands at 26 wins (14 knockout) and 3 losses. He lost to America’s ‘Max Holloway‘ on June 3, 2017 at UFC 212.
Jose Aldo is 5ft 7in tall and he’s of Brazilian ancestry. He has an arm reach of 70 inches and leg reach of 40 inches. His net worth is estimated at $8 million. Aldo married girlfriend ‘Vivianne Pereira’ in 2009. They welcomed a daughter, Joanna, in 2012.
Jose Aldo Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Jose Aldo da Silva Oliveira Junior
- Birthday: September 9, 1986
- How Old : Age: 31 years old
- Place of Birth: Manaus, Brazil
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
- Occupation: Mixed Martial Artist
- Years Active: 2004-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $8 Million
- Marriage(s): Vivianne Pereira
- Death-O-Meter: Alive