Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight champion Jose Aldo was knocked out by Conor McGregor at the UFC 194 pay-per-view (PPV) event last December in Las Vegas, Nevada (watch it), but not everyone is jumping ship just yet.
That includes Forbes, who included the 29-year-old Aldo in its list of "30 Under 30" sports stars for 2016.
Even with his UFC 194 loss, Aldo would still make any comprehensive list of great UFC fighters. He was the defending Featherweight UFC champion and was ranked #1 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings. He also went a decade without losing a match since 2005 and reigned as a World Champion for 6 years.
Aldo (25-2) is expected to return to action later this year, though it's doubtful "Junior" will earn an immediate rematch. Especially if McGregor makes good on his promise to jump up to lightweight in an attempt to add yet another belt to his collection.
I guess Forbes is saving "Notorious" for its "28 Under 28" list?