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Geoff Neal Was Hoping For a Performance Bonus With UFC Fight Night 126 Win

February 19, 2018 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Geoff Neal spoke with MMAjunkie after his win over Brian Camozzi at UFC Fight Night 126 on Sunday. Highlights are below:

On going for a performance bonus in the fight: “I really need it. I’m trying to be a full-time fighter. I work full-time at Texas Roadhouse, struggle to make ends meet. I actually used the per diem that they gave us to pay my rent – used all that (expletive). It’s been a struggle for me. I’m just glad I made it to this point. I was at the tail end of my bank account. I’ve probably got like $50 left in there right now. It’s a sacrifice. You’ve got to risk it for the biscuit.”

On his win: “I’m trying to stay in a state of calm,” he said. “I’m not trying to let this overwhelm me right now. Yes, I won my UFC debut, but it’s on to the next. There are a lot of tough dudes at 170. I can’t get complacent and comfortable.”