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‘Hit him with the bouncer choke‘: Fighters react to Shavkat Rakhmonov’s finish of Geoff Neal at UFC 285

UFC 285: Neal v Rakhmonov Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Shavkat Rakhmonov was tested in a way he’d never before experienced against Geoff Neal, but he overcame in triumphant fashion with a third-round submission.

Rakhmonov upped his unbeaten streak to 17 fights with a rarely-seen standing bulldog choke of Neal, who traded brutal punishment with him over three rounds before falling to the mat at the 4:17 mark of the final frame.

Afterward, Rakhmonov called for a title shot or a showdown with loud-mouth Colby Covington.

Here’s what fighters had to say about Shavkat Rakhmonov vs. Geoff Neal at UFC 285.

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