Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Was unbeaten in WEC (8-0, 7 finishes)
- Defeated Alexandre Nogueira, Jonathan Brookins, Cub Swanson, Mike Brown, Urijah Faber, and Manny Gamburyan in WEC
- Won WEC title in November of 2009 – defended belt twice
- Awarded first UFC featherweight championship belt in November of 2010
- Made seven successful UFC title defenses during first reign
- 17 wins by KO, one by submission (arm triangle choke in 2005)
- 12 first-round finishes
- Loss to McGregor snapped 18 fight winning streak. Had previously not lost since 2005
- Has won five of his last nine
- Three KO of the Night awards in WEC (Perez, Swanson, Brown)
UFC 278 (8/20/22) Aldo lost a three round unanimous decision to Merab Dvalishvili
UFC on ESPN (12/4/21) Aldo won a five-round unanimous decision over Rob Font
UFC 265 (8/7/21) Aldo won a three round unanimous decision over Pedro Munhoz
UFC Fight Night (12/19/20) Aldo won a three round unanimous decision over Marlon Vera
UFC 251 (7/12/20) Aldo was stopped by Petr Yan via strikes at 3:24 of the fifth round in a fight for the vacant UFC bantamweight title
UFC 245 (12/14/19) Aldo lost a three round split decision to Marlon Moraes
UFC 237 (5/11/19) Aldo lost a three round unanimous decision to Alexander Volkanovski
UFC Fight Night (2/2/19) Aldo stopped Renato Moicano via strikes at :44 of the second round
UFC on FOX (7/28/18) Aldo stopped Jeremy Stephens via strikes at 4:19 of the first round
UFC 218 (12/2/17) Aldo was stopped by Max Holloway via strikes at 4:51 of the third round in a bout for the UFC featherweight title
UFC 212 (6/3/17) Aldo was stopped by Max Holloway via strikes at 4:13 of the third round, losing his UFC featherweight title
UFC 200 (7/9/16) Aldo won a five round unanimous decision over Frankie Edgar to win the interim UFC featherweight title. Title was elevated to undisputed championship after McGregor vacated the title.
UFC 194 (12/12/15) Aldo was knocked out by Conor McGregor at :13 of the first round, losing his UFC featherweight title
UFC 179 (10/25/14) Aldo won a five round unanimous decision over Chad Mendes to retain his UFC featherweight title
UFC 169 (2/1/14) Aldo won a five round unanimous decision over Ricardo Lamas to retain his UFC featherweight title
UFC 163 (8/3/13) Aldo stopped Chan Sung Jung via strikes at 2:00 of the fourth round to retain his UFC featherweight title
UFC 156 (2/2/13) Aldo won a five round unanimous decision over Frankie Edgar to retain his UFC featherweight title
UFC 142 (1/14/12) Aldo knocked out Chad Mendes at 4:59 of the first round in a UFC featherweight title fight.
UFC 136 (10/8/11) Aldo won a five round unanimous decision over Kenny Florian in a UFC featherweight title fight.
UFC 129 (4/30/11) Aldo won a five round unanimous decision over Mark Hominick in a UFC featherweight title fight.
WEC 51 (9/30/10) Aldo successfully defended his title with a second round knockout (1:32) of Manny Gamburyan.
WEC 48 (4/24/10) Aldo successfully defended his title with a five round unanimous decision win over Urijah Faber.
WEC 44 (11/18/09) Aldo stopped Mike Brown via strikes at 1:20 of the second round to win the WEC featherweight title
WEC 41 (6/7/09) Aldo stopped Cub Swanson via strikes at :08 of the first round.
WEC 39 (3/1/09) Aldo stopped Chris Mickle with strikes at 1:39 of the first round.
WEC 38 (1/25/09) Aldo knocked out Rolando Perez at 4:15 of the first round.
WEC 36 (11/5/08) Aldo stopped Jonathan Brookins via strikes at :45 of the third round.
WEC 34 (6/1/08) Aldo stopped Alexandre Nogueira via strikes at 3:22 of the second round.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training because I would like to fight.
What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time UFC Featherweight Champion, former WEC Featherweight Champion, Four-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion, World jiu-jitsu champion, Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Do you have any heroes? Mike Tyson
What is your favorite technique? Arm Lock
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A great honor and opportunity
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I finished college
What was your job before you started fighting? I played football (soccer)