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José Aldo

Mixed Martial Artist
Born Sep 9, 1986

José Aldo is a Brazilian mixed martial artist, who competes as a featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship where he is the first and current UFC Featherweight Champion. Aldo was also the fourth and final WEC Featherweight Champion. His only career loss has been to Luciano Azevedo. Aldo is ranked as the #1 featherweight in the world by Sherdog and #4 in their pound for pound list. He was also named the 2009 Fighter of the Year.… Read More

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1986 Birth Born on September 9, 1986.


2004 17 Years Old Known by the nickname "Junior", José Aldo da Silva Oliveira Júnior fought his first professional MMA fight at the age of seventeen at EcoFight 1 on August 10, 2004. … Read More
2005 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Aldo spent the next several years jumping from organization to organization. He next fought Vale Tudo and Shooto veteran Aritano Silva Barbosa, who had lost four of his last five fights, at Rio MMA Challenge 1 on May 12, 2005. … Read More
2006 19 Years Old Aldo rebounded in his next fight against the then-undefeated Thiago "Minu" Meller at Gold Fighters Championship I on May 20, 2006, winning a majority decision in a very close fight. … Read More


2007 20 Years Old In his last fight before joining the WEC, Aldo fought Pancrase veteran Shoji Maruyama in the Pancrase 2007 Neo-Blood Tournament Finals. … Read More
2008 21 Years Old Aldo made his debut for mixed martial arts promoter World Extreme Cagefighting on June 1, 2008 at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California. … Read More
Aldo won his fight on June 7, 2009 at WEC 41 against Cub Swanson via double flying knee eight seconds into the first round.
Aldo faced former title holder Urijah Faber on April 24, 2010 at WEC 48. … Read More
2011 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Aldo made his first title defense against Mark Hominick on April 30, 2011 at UFC 129 by defeating the Canadian by a unanimous decision in a bout that earned Fight of the Night honors. … Read More
Aldo faced Chad Mendes on January 14, 2012 at UFC 142 he spent most of the fight defending Mendes' take-down attempts with ease. … Read More
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