A longtime welterweight contender looks to turn back the charge of an in-form finisher as Stephen Thompson faces Geoff Neal in the main event of UFC Fight Night 183 on Saturday night.
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- UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Neal The final big MMA event for this passing year is scheduled for Saturday, December 19, when UFC Vegas 17 takes place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The fight card is headlined by a welterweight battle between Stephen Thompson and Geoff Neal.
MMARising.com has live play-by-play for UFC Fight Night 183. Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson vs Geoff “Handz of Steel” Neal. Round 1: Thompson kept his distance and threw kicks to Neal’s leg and body in the opening 90 seconds as Neal struggled to find his range. Quick punches were exchanged in close and Thompson continued to circle to.
For Thompson (15-4-1 MMA, 10-4-1 UFC), the fight represents the opportunity to produce an eye-catching reminder that he’s still very much a factor at the sharp end of the UFC’s welterweight division. For Neal (13-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC), meanwhile, it’s a chance to knock over a former title contender and catapult himself into the title conversation at 170 pounds.
Ahead of their bout, former UFC welterweight title challenger and UFC analyst Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy invites us into “The War Room,” as he takes a deep dive into the matchup and offers his technical pointers ahead of the fight. Check out his pre-fight assessment via the video above.
UFC Fight Night 183 takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The card streams on ESPN+.
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