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When is Miller vs Benitez?
Jim Miller is set to face Gabriel Benitez in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night: Ankalaev vs. Walker, on Saturday 13th January 2024 at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
The fight is scheduled for 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 36 wins, 17 loses and 0 draws, 7 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 Benitez has an advantage in power over Miller, with a 39% knock out percentage over Miller's 19%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Miller will have a slight advantage over Benitez, with a 53% submission rate over Benitez's 43%.
Jim Miller is the older man by 5 years, at 40 years old.
Miller is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 1 year and 8 months earlier than Benitez, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 54 more professional rounds, 116 to Benitez's 62.
Miller vs Benitez form
Miller has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight, he defeated Jesse Butler at UFC Fight Night – Kara-France vs. Albazi on 3rd June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Alexander Hernandez at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Blanchfield on 18th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Donald Cerrone at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Before 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.
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.
Gabriel Benitez has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat 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 lost to 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 been beaten by 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 beat Justin Jaynes at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Sodiq Yusuff at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Honda Center, Anaheim.
In terms of recent activity, Jim Miller has been fighting more than Gabriel Benitez.
Jim Miller last fought 6 months ago, while Gabriel Benitez's last outing was 1 year, 3 months and 20 days ago.
Miller's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Benitez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Miller vs Benitez?
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