Feb 18 2023
Saturday

UFC Fight Night
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Gabriel Benitez
tez
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35-16-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

23-10-0

The tape

39
Age
34
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.9" / 180 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm

Full record

SUB 2KO 2KO 2SUB 1SUB 1
Form
KO 1KO 1KO 3KO 1KO 1
35
Wins
23
6
By KO
9
17
KO%
39
19
By Sub
10
54
SUB%
43
16
Losses
10
2
Stopped
4
3
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2007
52
Bouts
33
112
Rounds
62
8 hours, 1 minutes
Fight Time
3 hours, 55 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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Jim Miller vs Gabriel Benitez preview

When is Miller vs Benitez?

Jim Miller will face the challenge of Gabriel Benitez during the main card of UFC Fight Night, on Saturday 18th February 2023.

The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Miller vs Benitez stats

Jim Miller steps into the octagon with a record of 35 wins, 16 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 19 by submission.

Gabriel Benitez will make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 10 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 10 by submission.

The stats suggest tez has a large advantage in power over Miller, boosting at 39% knock out percentage over Miller's 17%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Miller will have an advantage over tez, with a 54% submission rate over tez's 43%.

Jim Miller is the older man by 5 years, at 39 years old.

Miller is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 1 year and 8 months earlier than tez, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 50 more professional rounds, 112 to tez's 62.

Miller vs Benitez form

Miller has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight, he beat Donald Cerrone at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Nikolas Motta at UFC Fight Night on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Erick Gonzalez at UFC Vegas 40 on 16th October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had beat Roosevelt Roberts at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Clay Guida at UFC on ESPN 5 on 3rd August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Prudential Center, Newark.

Gabriel Benitez has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Charlie Ontiveros at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz on 13th August 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at Pechanga Arena, San Diego, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by David Onama at UFC Fight Night on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Billy Quarantillo at UFC Vegas 31 on 17th July 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Justin Jaynes at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had been beaten by Sodiq Yusuff at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, Anaheim.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gabriel Benitez has been fighting more than Jim Miller.

Jim Miller last fought 4 months and 26 days ago, while Gabriel Benitez's last outing was 3 months and 15 days ago.

Miller's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.6 rounds on average.

tez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.4 rounds on average.

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