Diego Lopes Next Fight

Last Modified Jul 1, 2024 05:05 GMT


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Diego Lopes is a professional mixed martial artist who competes in the UFC’s featherweight division. The Brazilian combat sports athlete, Lopes was drawn toward Brazilian jiu-jitsu in his childhood. He started training in the discipline at a young age and started competing at 7. He became a recipient of a purple belt as soon as he turned 16 and currently, Lopes is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.


Diego Lopes chose mixed martial arts to pursue his professional career. He made his debut in the combat sports discipline as a professional on September 8, 2012, at It’s Time Combat 1 against Francivaldo Arauvo. Lopes shut Arauvo’s lights off in the second round and secured a dominant TKO win to start his professional career.


After fighting in multiple fight promotions and compiling a professional mixed martial arts record of 21 wins and 5 losses, Diego Lopes made his professional debut in the UFC. He faced Movser Evloev in his first promotional bout at UFC 288 on May 6, 2023. He came up short in the fight and lost via a unanimous decision. Despite his loss, Lopes made a fitting return to winning ways by winning his next four fights in the promotion by submission, two knockouts, and a unanimous decision subsequently.


Diego Lopes Next Fight - Opponent, Date, Location

Diego Lopes' next fight is yet to be announced by the UFC. After UFC 303, Diego Lopes called out Ortega and Volkanovski and said that he is ready to fight at the UFC event taking place in the Las Vegas sphere later this year.


Diego Lopes Record

Diego Lopes has a professional mixed martial arts record of 25 wins and 6 losses as of July 2024.


31 matches25 wins6 losses
By knockout102
By submission120
By decision34

Diego Lopes Last Fight

Diego Lopes locked horns with Dan Ige in his most recent fight. The two mixed martial artists faced each other at UFC 303 on June 29, 2024. Lopes won the fight via a unanimous decision.


FAQs on Diego Lopes Next Fight

A. He weighs 145 lb.

A. Diego Lopes is 29 years old.

A. Diego Lopes' next bout is yet to be announced.

A. He has an orthodox stance.

A. Yes, he has a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

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