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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 10: UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo greets fans during an open training session ahead of UFC 153 at Arcos da Lapa: Praca Cardeal Camara on October 10, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
TRAINING: I have been reviewing tapes with my team and working a lot on my striking and Jiu Jitsu. I am fully focused on my training camp, training 6 days a week, 3 times a day.
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? 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)