The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and tae-kwon-do Jim Miller entered this fight with a pro record of 28-8-0 (64% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.17 lightweight in the world. He lost two consecutive fights between 2015 and 2016, the last one with Diego Sanchez, but then he has won over Takanori Gomi, Joe Lauzon (=Lauzon vs Miller 2) and Thiago Alves.
His opponent, Dustin Poirier, has an official mma record of 20-5-0 (80% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.23 in the same weight class. He fought three times last year beating Joseph Duffy and Bobby Green (=Poirier vs Green) but then he was defeated by Michael Johnson (=Poirier vs Johnson). Dustin Poirier vs Jim Miller is on the undercard of Holly Holm vs Germaine de Randamie – UFC 208. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 208: Holm vs de Randamie
Where: Barclays Center, New York, United States
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC 208 fight card (main fights):
Holly Holm vs Germaine de Randamie
Anderson Silva vs Derek Brunson
Ronaldo Souza vs Tim Boetsch
Glover Teixeira vs Jared Cannonier
Jim Miller vs Dustin Poirier
Wilson Reis vs Yuta Sasaki
Poirier’s previous fight: Dustin Poirier vs Michael Johnson
Poirier’s next fight: Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier
Miller’s next fight: Anthony Pettis vs Jim Miller
Miller vs Poirier Fight Video:
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