Diego Lopes vents after 'exploding' on the world MMA scene and becoming a star in the UFC

Currently placed 14th in the featherweight rankings, the Brazilian is going through a great moment and has three consecutive victories in the organization

Diego lopes He is currently 14th in the featherweight rankings. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @diegolopesmma

After suffering a setback in an opportunity on the Contender Series and moving away from a possible contract with the UFC, Diego lopes he used a phrase tattooed on his body and the desire to shine to turn things around. Suddenly called upon to debut in the organization, the fighter since stepping into the Octagon for the first time managed to live up to his dream and quickly became an Ultimate star.

New member of the featherweight ranking (up to 65,7kg.), Diego lopes he vented on his social networks after reaching great heights in his career as a UFC fighter.

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“First they said it would be nothing, that I wasn’t ready for the UFC. They started making fun of my hair and my tattoo. When they learned about my story and who I was as a person, they changed their minds. None of this affects me, it just motivated me to work harder and show who I really am. I know what happened to get everything I have today. Believe me, I'm very hungry and I come for everything”, declared the athlete on his official account. 'instagram'.

Diego Lopes celebrates victory in the UFC. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter @UFCEspanol

Diego lopes celebrates victory in the UFC. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter @UFCEspanol

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'Dream, believe and make it happen', this is the phrase that motivated Diego lopes not to give up after being defeated by Joanderson Tubarão in 2021 on the Contender Series. Currently ranked 14th in the category, Diego comes from three quick wins in the first round and aims to reach the top 5 in the division this year. Currently the fighter is seen by Dana White as the 'most exciting' in the company.

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