Jose Aldo welcomes second child, Jose Aldo III

September 18, 2022

Former two-time UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo welcomed his second child on Sunday. His wife, Vivianne Perreira, gave birth to Jose Aldo III. The two also have a 10-year old daughter, Joanna.

Aldo made the announcement via social media along with photos of the new born.

“18.09.2022 💙 46cm 3.1150 Day of celebration, our long-awaited José Aldo Third has arrived. It feels like the first time, and we’re here with open arms to give you all the love in the world. So beautiful and so small, capable of awakening the greatest feeling: LOVE. And here we are diving in a sea of immeasurable Love! How wonderful God is !!! Welcome my son! We love you,” Aldo wrote on Instagram.

Also on Sunday, news broke that Aldo was retiring from mixed martial arts. The 36-year old held the UFC 145-pound title twice. In his first title reign, “The King of Rio” defended the championship seven consecutive times. His career spanned 18 years and resulted in a record of 31-8. He had one fight remaining on his contract, but was granted his release and is free to pursue other opportunities.

Former UFC Champion Jose Aldo retires