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UFC Fight Night 183: Thompson vs Neal 12/19/2020 Odds, Picks and Previews

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UFC Fight Night 183 Thompson vs Neal 12-19-2020 Odds Picks and Previews

UFC Fight Night 183: Thompson vs Neal 12/19/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is set to end the year with their deepest fight card in UFC Fight Night 183. This year-ender event will be held on Saturday, December 19 and it will be at the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fans can get to watch the battles through Pay Pew View or UFC Fight Pass subscription. The main event has the sixth-ranked welterweight Stephen Thompson hoping to get an inch in closer to a title fight. He will have to go through 11-ranked Geoff Neal who is also an up-and-coming fighter who is fast rising in the division. In this matchup, UFC Odds see Geoffrey Neal having an upper hand in this matchup against Stephen Thompson.

UFC Fight Night 183: Thompson vs Neal 12/19/2020

When: Saturday, December 19, 7:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 183: Thompson vs Neal 12/19/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Stephen Thompson -110 Geoff Neal -120

Main Card

Stephen Thompson

Stephen Thompson is known as the “Wonderboy” inside the MMA cage and he came from Simpsonville, South Carolina in the USA. Throughout his career, he has been representing Team Upstate Karate and Pitch Black MMA. Thompson is already 37-years-old and his professional fighting record is now at 15-4. His wins are divided into seven knockouts, seven decisions and one submission. He had two title fights against Tyron Woodley, the first one ended in a draw and the las was a majority decision loss. This fighter just came off a win after snapping back-to-back losses against Darren Till and Anthony Pettis. His most recent matchup was in UFC 244 in November 2019 and prevailed through a unanimous decision. 

Geoff Neal

Geoff Neal is a 30-year-old fighter and he came all the way from Harker Heights located in Texas, USA. He stands at five-foot-eleven and gets his training at the Fortis MMA and Strkings fight team. Neal has a colorful ring name of “Handz of Steel” and this natural welterweight now possess a 13-2 professional MMA record. Eight of those wins came from knockouts while also having three decisions and two submissions under his name. He is coming to this fight on a seven-fight winning streak and his most recent match happened in UFC 245. Mike Perry was Neal’s opponent and was knocked out in the first round through head kick and punches.

Thompson vs Neal Betting Numbers

Thompson
Neal
Record 15-4-1 13-2-0
Last Fight Win Win
Country USA USA
Height 6’0″ 5’11”
Weight 170 lbs 170 lbs
Reach 75″ 75″
Win by KO/TKO 47% 62%
Win by Submission 7% 15%
Decisions 47% 23%
Strikes landed per minute 3.93 6.04
Striking accuracy 44% 49%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.73 3.57
Striking defense 59% 65%
Takedown average 0.36 0.85
Takedown accuracy 45% 50%
Takedown defense 78% 92%
Submission average 0.00 0.40

Thompson vs Neal Betting Picks

This is going to be a tight battle as Geoff Neal has not been defeated in the UFC. On the other hand, Stephen Thompson has been slumping after his loss against Tyron Woodley. The momentum of Neal is real and he will have his biggest test in the UFC with Stephen Thompson. Expect this to end up in the judges’ card as Online Betting favors Geoff Neal rising up in the ranks.