José Aldo da Silva De Oliveira Júnior Montreròso, better known as José Aldo (Manaus, September 9, 1986), is a Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter. He fights in the featherweight division for the US promotion UFC, which is the champion of the category interim by 2016; in the past it has been the undisputed champion of the category from 2010 to 2015 with nine title defenses before being defeated by Conor McGregor.
It was the last WEC champion of the category, with two title defenses, and when the UFC bought the WEC Aldo was automatically promoted sample. He was awarded Fighter of the Year at the Fighters Only World MMA Awards in 2010. In 2009 he also won the fighter of the year award. In 2010 it was reported as the best fighter in the world under-25.
Jose Aldo Jr. UFC Featherweight. 26-2 (14 KO's) https://t.co/wigbyXj4VB