Pros react after Neil Magny defeats Geoff Neal at UFC Vegas 26

By Chris Taylor - May 8, 2021

A welterweight bout featuring perennial division contenders Neil Magny and Geoff Neal took place on the main card of tonight’s UFC Vegas 26 event.

Neil Magny

Magny (25-8 MMA) had entered the contest looking to rebound from his recent decision loss to Michael Chiesa. Prior to being outpointed by ‘Maverick’, the ‘Haitian Sensation’ had put together a three-fight winning streak, which included a unanimous decision victory over former division kingpin Robbie Lawler.

Meanwhile, Geoff Neal (13-4 MMA) was also looking to bounce back into the win column this evening. ‘Handz of Steel’ had suffered his first career UFC loss to former title challenger Stephen Thompson in his most previous effort this past December. Prior to that setback to ‘Wonderboy’, Neal had scored back-to-back TKO victories over Mike Perry and Niko Price.

Tonight’s Neil Magny vs. Geoff Neal bout proved to be a grueling three round affair. After Geoff Neal got off to a good start in round one, ‘The Haitian Sensation’ was able to turn the tide in his favor in rounds two and three. After fifteen minutes of action the bout went to the judges scorecards for decision.

Official UFC Vegas 26 Result: Neil Magny vs. Geoff Neal by decision (29-28 x2, 30-27)

Check out how the pros reacted to Magny defeating Neal below:

Post-fight reactions to Geoff Neal vs. Neil Magny:

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