Geoff Neal - Official UFC® Profile
Geoff
Neal
10-2-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 10-2-0
Summary: Speed, power and explosiveness

Fighter Info

Nickname: Handz of Steel
From: Austin, Texas United States
Fights Out Of: Dallas, Texas United States
Age: 28
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 75"
Leg Reach 41"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
133
55% Successful
73
Types of Successful Strikes
0
73
82% Standing
60
6
7
Striking Defense
63
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
0
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
0
0
Takedown Defense
80
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Geoff Neal
UFC Fight Night: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw
Jan 19, 2019
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Win
Geoff Neal
Sep 8, 2018
59
25
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Geoff Neal
Feb 18, 2018
14
7
0
0
1
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Geoff Neal
Jul 25, 2017
13
2
0
1
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

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

  • Pro since 2012
  • Six wins by KO, two by submission (2 RNC)
  • Five first round finishes
  • Has won eight of his last nine
  • 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.” 

Career

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