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Geoff Neal Says DWI Arrest Is ‘Not As Serious As They Make It Out To Be’

Geoff Neal may have recently been arrested on a DWI and weapons charge, but he is not letting that distract him from his fight at UFC 269. It was recently reported that Neal had been arrested in the early hours of Thanksgiving Day and was facing misdemeanor charges of DWI...

Geoff Neal Arrested On DWI, Weapons Charges Days Out From UFC 269

Geoff Neal has experienced a bit of a rough patch ahead of his UFC 269 bout with Santiago Ponzinibbio. Neal is looking to get back on track after losing two in a row for the first time in his career, by facing Ponzinibbio in the UFC's final pay-per-view event of...

Geoff Neal Promises “Fireworks” Against Ponzinibbio At UFC 269

UFC welterweight Geoff Neal says someone's either getting slept or getting hurt when he enters the Octagon with Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC 269. Neal will be in action for the second time this year when he faces the Argentinian on December 11. In his previous outing, the 31-year-old fell on...

Neal Tells Brunson To “Mind Your Business” After Welterweight Criticism

After Derek Brunson slammed the UFC welterweight roster for not calling out Khamzat Chimaev, Geoff Neal has told the middleweight contender to focus on his own division. Chimaev returned to action after over a year on the sidelines at UFC 267 last month. Having established his name with three dominant...

Geoff Neal vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio Set For UFC 269 On Dec. 11

Top-15 welterweight contenders Geoff Neal and Santiago Ponzinibbio are set to face off in an exciting welterweight clash. Neal is expected to face off against UFC veteran Ponzinibbio in the welterweight division for the stacked UFC 269 card headlined by Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier on December 11. Both sides...

Geoff Neal Releases Statement Following UFC Vegas 26 Loss

After coming up short in his fight against Neil Magny at UFC Vegas 26, Geoff Neal has released a statement after the defeat. Specifically, a welterweight firefight between Neil Magny and Geoff Neal delivered on a fight card that took several hits. Despite the lack of fights, the card had...

UFC Vegas 26: Rodriguez vs. Waterson Weigh-In Results & Preview

The UFC Vegas 26 weigh-ins are complete. While the main card remains untouched, there were two fights pulled from the lineup. Although every fight on the main card remains intact, there was still a miss from Diego Ferreira, who will be competing against Gregor Gillespie. Ferreira will be fined 30%...

Neil Magny vs. Geoff Neal Rebooked For May 8 Fight Night Card

Neil Magny and Geoff Neal have a new date for their dance as they will now square off on May 8. Originally reported by MMA Junkie on Wednesday, the bout between Neil Magny and Geoff Neal that was originally slated for last August will now take place on May 8....

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...