Jose Aldo will return to competition next week, but it won’t be for the UFC.
Jose Aldo, the former UFC featherweight champion has signed up to compete at IBJJF’s Master International Championship in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 28-30, the federation announced Thursday night.
We are very honored to have the great Jose Aldo Junior registered for the Master South America! We can’t wait to see this MMA legend representing the Nova União team in the light division. #Repost @cbjjoficial ・・・ Estamos muito honrados que o grande campeão Jose Aldo Junior (@josealdojunioroficial) irá competir no Master South America 2017. A lenda do MMA irá representar a academia Nova União na divisão dos leves!
Jose Aldo, a black belt under Andre Pederneiras, recently lost his UFC belt to Max Holloway at UFC 212, suffering his second loss in the UFC.
Andy Gonzalez is a coach at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club. He has earned his purple belt under Professor Mikal Abdullah. Follow Andy on Twitter at @GoGoGonzilla
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