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Fighters React To Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal At UFC Vegas 17

Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal ended 2020 with a bang.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC Vegas 17 event on Saturday night (Saturday, December 19, 2020) from UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. As seen in the fight, which was the final event for the UFC...

UFC Vegas 17 Highlights: Stephen Thompson Outstrikes Geoff Neal

Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal closed out the year for the promotion in an exciting way.  The two fighters met in a welterweight bout on Saturday night (December 19, 2020) at the UFC Vegas 17 event from the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+.  There...

Neal Believes Win Over “Prime” Wonderboy Proves Contender Status

Geoff Neal thinks that by defeating Stephen Thompson, he will prove that he is a bona fide title contender and ready for primetime. UFC Vegas 17 will be headlined by Geoff Neal taking on the #5-ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson. Not unlike the co-main event between Jose Aldo and Marlon...

Geoff Neal: Khamzat Chimaev’s Push Has Nothing To Do With Fighting

Geoff Neal understands why Khamzat Chimaev is getting pushed to the moon by the UFC, and he thinks it has nothing to do with fighting merits. While some fighters land on the top of fight cards gradually like the descent of winter snow, Khamzat Chimaev has dropped onto the main-event...

UFC Vegas 17 Weigh-In Results: All Fighters Make Weight

The UFC on ESPN: Thompson vs. Neal (UFC Vegas 17) weigh-ins are complete! All fighters made weight, so we are locked and loaded to send off 2020 with a lot of fireworks! In the main event, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson will be facing Geoff Neal in a fight with contrasting striking...

Stephen Thompson Expects Geoff Neal To Try And Wrestle Him

Stephen Thompson doesn't believe his December 19 main event fight against Geoff Neal will be a striking match as many suggest. Instead, for "Wonderboy" he expects Neal to shoot for takedowns early and often. However, he is confident he will be able to stuff them and keep the fight standing....

Geoff Neal Plans To Take A Specific Title From Stephen Thompson

UFC welterweight Geoff Neal will be headlining UFC Vegas 17 against Stephen Thompson on December 19, and he expects to earn an informal title should he get the W. Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson is considered to be one of the best strikers in the UFC and would likely win most surveys...

Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal New Headliner for Dec. 19 Fight Night

Following the cancellation of the Khamzat Chimaev vs. Leon Edwards main event, the new headliner for the December 19 Fight Night will now be Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal. For the second time this year, Leon Edwards will be unable to compete in a main event of which he was...

Wonderboy: Leon Edwards Likely “Regretting” Not Fighting Me

Despite fighting a lower-ranked opponent, Stephen Thompson is just happy to have his next fight booked against Geoff Neal on Dec. 19. "I'm just looking get back out there and knock the cobwebs off a little bit," Thompson told MMA News. "Because I had been out with some injuries...

Stephen Thompson vs. Geoff Neal Reported for December 19 Clash

Another welterweight clash is scheduled for December 19 when Stephen Thompson takes on Geoff Neal at UFC on ESPN+ 44. Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson and Geoff Neal will both be competing for the first time this year according to an ESPN report that pits the two against each other on December...

Coach Speaks On Geoff Neal’s Health Scare: ‘My Heart Really Sank’

UFC welterweight Geoff Neal had quite the health scare and his coach has gone into more detail. Neal stunned the MMA community when he revealed in an Instagram post that he "almost died." Neal was in ICU on dialysis. The 170-pounder is now at home resting following the chilling experience. Geoff...

Geoff Neal Says He ‘Almost Died,’ Neil Magny Now Fights Robbie Lawler

Geoff Neal can't catch a break. The 11th ranked welterweight has been looking for a fight since he beat Mike Perry last December. It has been difficult for him but on Aug. 29 he was expected to take on Neil Magny. But, on Sunday evening, Neal took to Instagram to...

UFC’s Geoff Neal Goes Off On Michael Chiesa: ‘He’s Being A B*tch’

Geoff Neal has had enough of waiting around for a response from Michael Cheisa. Neal has not been receiving fight offers and he is none too pleased about it. Neal turned in a first-round TKO victory over Mike Perry back in Dec. 2019. While it looked like Neal was on...

Geoff Neal Not Happy With UFC Layoff, Returns To Second Job

Geoff Neal isn't getting fight offers from the UFC and he's losing patience. Neal hasn't been in action since Dec. 2019. He starched Mike Perry in the first round via TKO. Despite the impressive showing, Neal has been on the sidelines for apparently no good reason. Geoff Neal Isn't Pleased With...

UFC 245 Highlights: Geoff Neal Stops Mike Perry

Geoff Neal made a statement against Mike Perry at UFC 245.  The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC 245 event on Saturday night (December 14, 2019) from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The preliminary portion of this show that includes this fight aired on...