Jose Aldo is a famous mixed martial artist who has participated in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He has been the UFC featherweight champion for three times and was also on the 4th in WEC Featherweight Championship. He has competed in total eighteen fights in which he was undefeated from the year 2005 to the year 2015.
He is also known as one of the best featherweights in martial arts. If you are interested to know more about life, career and net worth of Jose Aldo in 2018, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 9th September in the year 1986 in Manaus, Brazil. He has got a scar on his face which he got in childhood when his sister dropped him accidentally. He was quite interested in football during his early years. He also wanted to become a professional footballer at first, and his father also supported him.
Later on, he got tired of facing lose in the fights, and then he decided to train himself in brawls. When he was at the age of 17, he went to Rio de Janeiro with his clothes only and decided to get trained in the Martial Arts sports.
He was quite a poor child during his early days, and he had to spend days with no food at all. His personal desire is to own house of his own. He got married to Vivianne Pereira, and they had a daughter named Joanna ion the year 2012. He is also a great football fan, and he was also seen supporting Brazil during the football championships.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His nickname Junior mostly knows him as he fought his professional fight at the age of seventeen only in the year 2004. He defeated the opponent in sixteen seconds only. He used to jump from one organization to other. Later in the year 2005, he fought with Mickey Young whom he defeated within one minute and five seconds in the first round.
He also made his debut for World Extreme Cage fight in the year 2008. In the year 2010, he was the part of the merge of Ultimate Fighting Championship and World Extreme Cage fighting. In the year 2011, he defeated Mark Hominick and got the honor of the night.
He has won many titles in the mixed martial arts, and he is known as one of the most successful fighters of his time. He was also titled as the fighter of the year in the year 2009. He has won many matches of Cagefighting continuously, and that’s why he gained worldwide fame soon.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Jose Also is around $11 million which he has earned by being a mixed martial artist. He has competed in UFC as a featherweight, and he has also played in the Extreme Cage Fighting which is quite dangerous. He has spent a poor childhood, and he always wanted to get home of his own. At present, he has been able to win a lot of awards and nominations for his winnings.
Jose Aldo who is quite famous with his name Junior and he are also known as the fighter of the year 2009. He used to love football at first but later on the developed interest in self-defense because he hated when he used to lose the matches in street fights. He started getting trained in the mixed martial arts and then started playing professionally. He won his first match and continued to win matches back to back and never looked back.