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#8 웰터급 Division

유효한

"Handz of Steel"

Geoff Neal

웰터급 Division

15-5-0 (W-L-D)

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2

서브미션 승

6

1 라운드 피니쉬

Geoff Neal

athlete record

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Learn more about Geoff Neal's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
유효한
고향
Austin, 미국
체육관
Fortis MMA
파이팅 스타일
Striker
나이
32
높이
180.34
무게
86.07
옥타곤 데뷔
18.02.18
리치
190.5
다리 리치
104.14
  • Pro since 2012
     
  • Nine wins by KO, two by submission (2 RNC)
     
  • Six first round finishes
     
  • Has won nine of his last 12
     
  • Had 6-1 amateur record
     
  • Origin of nickname: “A training partner (Travis Moore) gave it to me because I won most of my fights by KO or TKO. I kept it because it rhymes with my last name.” 

UFC 285 (3/4/23) Neal was submitted by Shavkat Rakhmonov via rear naked choke at 4:17 of the third round 

UFC on ESPN (8/6/22) Neal knocked out Vicente Luque at 2:01 of the third round

UFC 269 (12/11/21) Neal won a three round split decision over Santiago Ponzinibbio

UFC on ESPN (5/8/21) Neal lost a three round unanimous decision to Neil Magny

UFC Fight Night (12/19/20) Neal lost a five-round unanimous decision to Stephen Thompson

UFC 245 (12/14/19) Neal stopped Mike Perry via strikes at 1:30 of the first round

UFC 240 (7/27/19) Neal stopped Niko Price via strikes at 2:39 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (1/19/19) Neal won a three round unanimous decision over Belal Muhammad

UFC 228 (9/8/18) Neal knocked out Frank Camacho at 1:23 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (2/18/18) Neal submitted Brian Camozzi via rear naked choke at 2:48 of the first round

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 1 

Week Three (7/25/17) Neal stopped Chase Waldon via strikes at 1:56 of the first round

TRAINING: Early morning run in the AM, strength and conditioning in the afternoon, and MMA training at night.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in March of 2010. I started because I've always loved martial arts and I never could
pursue that because of football.

What ranks and titles have you held? Blue belt in BJJ and two amateur titles.

Do you have any heroes? My Dad

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me. My whole goal when I started MMA was to get in the UFC and become champion. So it would be a dream come true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Texas Lutheran University. No degree

What was your job before you started fighting? Server/bartender

Favorite grappling technique: RNC

Favorite Striking technique: Straight left