Pc--The Famous People
By MICHELLE september 19, 2022
José Aldo da Silva Oliveira Júnior, commonly anglicized as Jose Aldo, is a retired Brazilian professional mixed martial artist.
José Aldo was born on 9 September 1986, in Manaus, Brazil.
He last competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the Bantamweight division.
As of August 23, 2022, he was ranked #6 in the UFC bantamweight rankings.
In Sherdog's April 2017 pound-for-pound ranking, Aldo was called "the greatest featherweight in mixed martial arts history."
He is a teammate and training partner of former UFC Bantamweight champion Renan Barão at Nova União.
Aldo faced Merab Dvalishvili on August 20, 2022 at UFC 278. He lost the bout via unanimous decision.
On September 18, 2022, the same day as the birth of his son, it was announced that Aldo had retired from MMA with one fight remaining on his UFC contract.
He was officially granted his release and is free to pursue other opportunities.
Aldo was removed from the fighter rankings on Sunday, which indicates he is no longer on the active roster.