José Aldo Net Worth
Jose Aldo Jr net worth and salary: Jose Aldo Jr. is a Brazilian Mixed Martial Artist who has a net worth of $9 million. Jose Aldo was born in 1986 in Manaus, Brazil. Jose Aldo competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) as a featherweight. Jose Aldo was the final featherweight champion in the WEC (World Extreme Cage Fighting) and as a result was awarded the UFC Featherweight Championship when the two MMA organizations merged. Known by the nickname "Junior", Aldo was the 2009 Fighter of the year. Jose Aldo is primarily a Muay Thai striker. When "Junior" was a kid, he loved football and wanted to become a professional football player. Prone to getting beaten up in fights, Jose Aldo turned to capoeira to learn how to better defend himself. After getting the attention of a Jiu-Jitsu instructor, he started training in that style. When "Junior" was 17, he moved to Rio de Janeiro to train in Mixed Martial Arts. Through 24 matches, Jose Aldo, Jr. has won 23 with 14 of those by knockout, two by submission, and seven by decision. Jose "Junior" Aldo's sole loss came by submission. Aldo's wife has a purple belt in jiu-jitsu and has fought twice professionally in Muay-Thai.