José Aldo is a Brazilian mixed martial artist, who competes as a Featherweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Aldo was the fourth and final WEC Featherweight Champion and thus, was awarded the UFC Featherweight Championship during the UFC/WEC merger. He was named Sherdog's 2009 Fighter of the Year. As of June 28, 2014, he is #2 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings and ranked the #1 Featherweight in the world by Sherdog. While Aldo is primarily a Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner under André Pederneiras, he has won the majority of his fights by KO/TKO.
- Born: September 9, 1986 (age 31), Manaus
- Aliases: José Aldo da Silva Oliveira Júnior, Junior, Scarface
- Height: 5′ 7″ (1.7m)