Jose Aldo retires from MMA,  released from UFC contract

Jose Aldo retires from MMA,  released from UFC contract

Jose Aldo has retired from mixed martial arts after a successful career that has spanned nearly two decades.

The UFC confirmed Aldo’s retirement decision in a tweet on September 19.

Aldo’s UFC agreement allowed him to be released from his contract despite still having one fight left.

Aldo is known as the greatest featherweight fighter of all time.

After winning 25 of his first 26 pro bouts, he is regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters of all time.

He won the WEC (World Extreme Cagefighting) championship before the merging of WEC and the UFC.

In 2021, he became one of the top five bantamweight fighters in the UFC.

The Brazilian Mixed Martial Artist has a net worth of $9 million in  2022.