Jose Aldo May end his legendary mixed martial arts career in Brazil in January, according to his longtime coach Andre Pederneiras.
The 36-year-old Aldo won three straight matches against Merab Dvalishvili in August ) before losing by a near-unanimous decision in a fight for a potential bantamweight world title.
Fighting with Brazil Export Talk as in pointed out) MMA Fighting , Pederneras said the former UFC featherweight champion has only one fight left in his UFC deal, which he thinks in January The UFC event in Rio de Janeiro was a fitting stage for his fighter to leave the sport.
“I’ll tell him to stop. I think Aldo has conquered a lot and it won’t be the last (game against Dvalishvili) that will take him away in this Legacy in sport,” Pederneras said. However, he added that if Aldo has ambitions to fight in boxing or muay thai, he must fight to complete his UFC deal, as leaving with just one fight left in his deal would leave him for a long time. Stay connected with the UFC.
He also said he thought someone like Dominic Cruz would be a suitable opponent for the final game of Aldo’s career. Aldo and Cruz are both WEC and UFC champions and are considered the best lightweight fighters in history.
As for Al Whether Duo continues to retire or pursue opportunities in other sports, Pederneras admits that combat sports is sometimes difficult
“I’ve seen a lot of people who retire and want to play years later,” admits Pedeneras. “Most of them were like that. Thales [Leites] left the UFC for one last fight with Hector Lombard, [and said] ‘bro, I don’t want this shit anymore’.” Two or three years Gone, now he’s calling me to make him fight. I’ve seen it in my life. It’s going to happen to him.”