Diego Lopes shares dream realized 11 years after accurate prediction: 'make it happen'

Brazilian promise in featherweight is warmly received by fans after announcing his achievement in Ultimate; athlete is currently 14th in the category

D. Lopes shone in UFC Nashville. 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 recalled a dream that occurred 11 years ago and vented after finally realizing his ambition. Called up suddenly to debut in the organization in 2023, the fighter, since stepping into the octagon for the first time, managed to get his prediction right and is now seen as an Ultimate star.

“11 years ago. Dream, Believe and make it happen”, Diego published on his social networks.

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Adored by fans, Lopes was received with encouragement from followers.

“You’re going to be champion, Diegão. On that day we will all do a 'fringe' in his honor”, ​​declared one account.

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“Not only is he fighting, he is one of the biggest stars today”

“Dream has come true! And the next thing to be done will be the belt! Focus and discipline and achievement will come”

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

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

'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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