Next up at UFC 240 is a welterweight clash between Geoff Neal and Niko Price.
Leg and body kicks from Price to start off. Neal gets a huge takedown but they get to their feet after a scramble. Clinched up now Neal has Price against the cage. Some nice straight right hands from Neal land. Another left overhand lands for Neal and Price responds with a knee to the gut.
Neal with another left hand and uppercut. He shoots in on a takedown against the cage again put they separate. Neal gets off a nice combination but Price lands a good pair of kicks. Price stuns Neal with a shot and he falls down. Price in top position in full guard now. Neal gets to his feet and has Price against the cage again.
Price with a knee to the gut but gets taken down. Neal takes Price’s back put is scrambled into top mount. The round comes to an end.
Neal is landing some big shots but now a brawl ensues. As they exchange Price pulls guard and goes for a guillotine, but loses it. Now Nal is in side control on top. Neal takes the back but Price recovers position and gets Neal into his full guard. Some ground-and-pound from Neal now and it’s hurting Price. More stiff shots landing for Neal from top position, and that’s it, the referee steps in and has seen enough.
Official Result: Geoff Neal def. Niko Price via R2 TKO (punches, 2:39)