Thompson vs Neal

Discussion in 'MMA Forum' started by Cross of Iron, Dec 19, 2020.

  1. Cross of Iron

    Cross of Iron Active Member Full Member

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    Geoff Neal was a slight favorite vs Stephen Thompson . Really ?

    Thompson ended up sweeping Neal 50-45 with his usual precision striking and effective footwork . Neal was very one dimensional , a few times he pinned Thompson against the cage but never had Thompson in trouble . An accidental clash of heads in the first round had both fighters bleeding but the cuts were not a factor in the outcome .

    Neal has power for sure but his style is limited . Against a top fighter in Thompson it showed . Thompson is still an elite fighter at 37 .
     
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  2. shanemfr

    shanemfr Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Thompson at his age looked sharp as.
     
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  3. Suspect.chin

    Suspect.chin Member Full Member

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    Wonderboys footwork was impressive. He looks so nimble and light on his feet for his age