Jose Aldo Net Worth
Jose Aldo is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who is known for his fights in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Jose Aldo, through his fight has earned estimated net worth of $8 million. Born on September 9, 1986 in Manaus, Brazil, he was named as Sherdog’s Fighter of the Year in 2009. In the childhood, Aldo was keen on football and also desired to become a professional player. When Aldo was 17 years old, he moved to Rio de Janeiro to train mixed martial artist. He began his profession career as MMA fighter at the age of seventeen during Ecofight 1 in 2004.
Mario Bigola was the first opponent of Jose Aldo, when he fought his professional MMA fight at the age of 17 at EcoFight1 on 2004. He won the match by knockout eighteen seconds into the first round. In his second fight, he fought with fellow Brazilian Hudson Rocha. The fight was ended by doctor stoppage at the end of the first round due to cut over Rocha’s left eye which was caused by a flying knee thrown by Aldo followed by a barrage of punches. After five months, he fought MMA beginner Luiz de Paula at Shooto. He spent his next several years by jumping from one organization to another. After his five months fight, he fought with Vale Todo and won the match through knockout.
In November 2005, Aldo fought with Luta Livre black belt Luciano Azevedo at Jungle Fight 5. The fight became his first professional loss. In June 1 2008, Aldo made his debut in World Extreme Cage fighting at Arco Arena in Sacramento, California. In the debut of the organization, he made his fight with renowned fighter Alexandre France Nogueira at WEC 34 and won his fight through double flying knee eight seconds into his first round. Through his fighting in different fighting, he has been paid with a good amount of money. He was paid $40,000 from winning WEC 48, $177,000 from UFC 128 and $240,000 each from UFC 156 and UFC 163. Aldo is primarily known for his striking, showing acute technique on the ground and employing array of damaging knees, kick and punches, as well as agile footwork and slick head movement. Known by the nickname “Junior”, Aldo was the 2009 fighter of the year and has earned a net worth of $3 million.
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Full Name: Jose Aldo da Silva Oliveira Jr.
Date of Birth: 9th September, 1986
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Jose Aldo Net Worth: $8 Million