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Welsh fighter breaks down during life-changing call

Welsh cage fighter Brett Johns has been waiting for this phone call all his life.

And luckily for us, his manager recorded the emotional moment to share to the world.

It's the moment that Johns finally hears that he's made it to the UFC, and his reaction shows exactly what that means to him.

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"Welcome to the UFC," manager Brian Butler said.

"Thank you so much, Brian. You don't understand what it means," Johns said in reply.

Johns' UFC dream has come through. Pic: Twitter/UFC
Johns' UFC dream has come through. Pic: Twitter/UFC

"I do man, I've seen how hard you work," Butler said, "November 19th in Ireland, you're going to debut!"

The 24-year-old will make his debut at UFC Belfast, taking on South Korea's Kwan Ho Kwak.

The cage fighter, nicknamed 'The Pikey', is unbeaten in 12 professional fights.

"To say this was an achievement I wanted since day one is an understatement. Honestly, from when I first started at four years old, I wanted to be a champion," Johns said.

"I found MMA when I was 16 and started fighting when I was 18 and became a Welsh champion within five fights.

"Within five pro fights I was a British champion and soon became a national champion for Cage Warriors. Soon after, I went to the US and won my second world title.

"I know I'm good enough to be there and have put it a lot of hard work to be there."