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Jim Miller set to make history at UFC Vegas 23

Jim Miller is the true definition of UFC veteran.

The 37-year-old started in UFC journey at UFC 89 in October of 2008. Now nearly 13 years later, Miller is still fighting.

When Miller’s music hits the speakers and he starts the walk to the octagon at UFC Vegas 23 on Saturday, it will be the 37th time that he’s made that walk. Right now, Miller is tied for the most fights in UFC history with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, but on Saturday, Miller will have the record all to himself.

Jim Miller submits Roosevelt Roberts in first round at UFC on ESPN 11
Jim Miller looks for an opening to strike against Roosevelt Roberts during their fight in June 2020. Miller won the fight by a first-round submission.

Miller’s historic fight will come against rising contender Joe Solecki as the two men will headline the preliminary card.

Prior to their fight, Miller (32-15, 1NC) spoke to MyMMANews about the historic milestone, his matchup with Solecki, battling Lyme Disease and his love for cooking. You can hear everything Miler had to say by watching his interview in the video above.

A full list of fights scheduled for UFC Vegas 23 are listed below:

Main Card (ABC, ESPN+, 3 p.m. ET)
Marvin Vettori vs. Kevin Holland
Arnold Allen vs. Sodiq Yusuff
Kyle Daukaus vs. Aliaskhab Khizriev
Sam Alvey vs. Julian Marquez
Nina Ansaroff vs. Mackenzie Dern
Mike Perry vs. Daniel Rodriguez

Preliminary Card (ESPN, ESPN+, 12 p.m. ET)
Jim Miller vs. Joe Solecki
Mateusz Gamrot vs. Scott Holtzman
Erin Blanchfield vs. Norma Dumont
Ignacio Bahamondes vs. John Makdessi
Jarjis Danho vs. Yorgan De Castro
Hunter Azure vs. Jack Shore
Jordan Griffin vs. Luis Saldana
William Knight vs. Da Un Jung
Impa Kasanganay vs. Sasha Palatnikov

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