Jose Aldo

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Birthday
9, 1986
Birthplace
Manaus, Brazil
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1986 (age 32)
Birthplace
Manaus, Brazil

About

MMA fighter known for being the UFC's first Featherweight Champion on September 30, 2010. He defended his title seven consecutive times before losing to Conor McGregor in December 2015, ending a decade-long undefeated streak.

Before Fame

He grew up playing soccer, but was often beaten up as a child. This inspired him to learn how to fight. He made his MMA debut in 2004.

Trivia

He was named the 2009 Fighter of the Year by Sherdog. His 2014 fight with Cad Mendes, which he won by unanimous decision, was named Fight of the Year by multiple organizations.

Family Life

He married fellow fighter Vivianne Aldo in 2009. He has a daughter named Joanna.

Associated With

After losing to McGregor, he bounced back to beat Frankie Edgar to win the Interim Featherweight Championship.