Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has officially announced his retirement from Mixed Martial Arts as he recently informed the promotion about the same.
Jose Aldo is a two-time UFC featherweight champion, UFC interim champion, and WEC champion. He is one of the greatest fighters to ever step into the octagon, and now he decided to step away from the action.
Jose Aldo had his last match at UFC 278 against Merab Dvalishvili. However, he lost the match via unanimous decision. This loss also broke his three-fight winning streak.
At the time of retirement, Jose Also is 21-7 in the UFC. He certainly had an impressive and long career and has received bonus awards a total of six times.
Jose Aldo held the featherweight title from 2011 to 2015. However, after that, he was knocked out by Conor McGregor in just 13 seconds and lost his title.
Jose Aldo’s last UFC win came against Rob Font last year in December at the UFC Fight Night event.