Joe Solecki talks about his UFC Vegas 23 win over Jim Miller
Joe Solecki isn’t one to overly celebrate a win, but you can tell by looking at him that’s he’s extremely happy about his performance on Saturday at UFC Vegas 23.
Solecki headlined the preliminary card and picked up the biggest win of his career as he defeated the UFC’s all time fights leader, Jim Miller by unanimous decision.
The two men fought an extremely close opening round, but after that it was all Solecki, who used takedowns and good top game to easily take rounds two and three. The win makes Solecki a perfect 3-0 inside of the octagon and 11-2 as a professional.
Following his big win, Solecki spoke to MyMMANews to recap his performance. Aside from discussing his win, Solecki also spoke about how much he looked up to Miller, training in North Carolina, and working out with former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman.
You can hear everything Solecki had to say by watching his interview in the video above.
A full list of UFC Vegas 23 results are listed below:
Marvin Vettori defeats Kevin Holland via unanimous decision
Arnold Allen defeats Sodiq Yusuff via unanimous decision
Julian Marquez defeats Sam Alvey via rear naked choke at of 2:07 round 2
Mackenzie Dern defeats Nina Nunes via armbar at 4:48 of round 1
Daniel Rodriguez defeats Mike Perry via unanimous decision
Joe Solecki defeated Jim Miller via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Mateusz Gamrot defeated Scott Holtzman via TKO – Round 2, 1:22
John Makdessi defeated Ignacio Bahamondes via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)
Jarjis Danho defeated Yorgan De Castro via KO – Round 1, 3:02
Jack Shore defeated Hunter Azure via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Luis Saldana defeated Jordan Griffin via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Da Un Jung defeated William Knight via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
Impa Kasanganay defeated Sasha Palatnikov via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 0:26