Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-03-04, greatt mma bout: Geoff Neal vs Shavkat Rakhmonov gets three stars (UFC Fight of the Night).
Rakhmonov vs Neal is scheduled to take placeSaturday, March 4th, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 3-round welterweight (170 lbs, 77 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane – UFC 285. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Geoff Neal record
Geoff Neal entered this fight with a mma record of 15-4-0 (73% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 welterweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Leon Edwards).
He lost two consecutive bouts between 2020 and 2021, against Stephen Thompson (Stephen Thompson vs Geoff Neal) and Neil Magny (Neil Magny vs Geoff Neal), but then he has defeated Santiago Ponzinibbio (Geoff Neal vs Santiago Ponzinibbio) and Vicente Luque (Vicente Luque vs Geoff Neal).
Shavkat Rakhmonov record
His opponent, the undefeated former M-1 Global Ww champion Shavkat Rakhmonov, has a perfect record of 16-0-0 (100% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 in the welterweight division.
In his last three fights he has won over Michel Prazeres, Carlston Harris (Shavkat Rakhmonov vs Carlston Harris) and Neil Magny (Neil Magny vs Shavkat Rakhmonov).
Here is the UFC 285 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+ PPV)
Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane
Valentina Shevchenko vs Alexa Grasso
Geoff Neal vs Shavkat Rakhmonov
Mateusz Gamrot vs Jalin Turner
Bo Nickal vs Jamie Pickett
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Ian Garry vs Song Kenan
Cameron Saaiman vs Leomana Martinez
Jessica Penne vs Tabatha Ricci
Da’Mon Blackshear vs Farid Basharat
Loik Radzhabov vs Esteban Ribovics
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Geoff Neal vs Shavkat Rakhmonov as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Neal vs Rakhmonov fight?
Shavkat Rakhmonov defeated Geoff Neal via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:17, round 3
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 285 post-fight octagon interview of Geoff Neal and Shavkat Rakhmonov.