Jim Miller vs Gabriel Benitez Prediction UFC Picks 1/13

Jim Miller vs Gabriel Benitez Prediction UFC Picks 1/13

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UFC Fight Night: Miller vs. Benitez Preview and Prediction

Get ready for an intense lightweight battle as Jim "A-10" Miller from Sussex County MMA takes on Gabriel "Moggly" Benitez representing AKA (American Kickboxing Academy). These seasoned fighters are set to showcase their skills in a matchup that promises excitement.

 

Jim Miller

Fighting out of Sussex County MMA, Jim Miller stands at 5'8" and weighs 155 lbs. At 40 years old, Miller brings a wealth of experience to the lightweight division with an impressive record of 36 wins and 17 losses.

Recent Fight History:

  • Jun 3, 2023: Miller secured a quick KO/TKO victory over Jesse Butler in just 23 seconds at UFC Fight Night: Kara-France vs. Albazi.
  • Feb 18, 2023: Despite a unanimous decision loss to Alexander Hernandez at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Blanchfield, Miller remains a formidable force.
  • Jul 2, 2022: Miller claimed a submission victory over Donald Cerrone in the second round at UFC 276: Adesanya vs. Cannonier.

Fighting Style and Strengths:

With a southpaw stance, Miller boasts a well-rounded skill set, with a remarkable 19 submission victories and 7 wins by (T)KO. Known for his resilience and ability to finish fights, Miller brings a strategic approach to each bout.

 

Gabriel Benitez

Representing AKA (American Kickboxing Academy), Gabriel "Moggly" Benitez shares the same height and weight as Miller. With a record of 23 wins and 11 losses, Benitez is set to bring his striking prowess to the lightweight division.

Recent Fight History:

  • Aug 13, 2022: Benitez secured a KO/TKO victory over Charlie Ontiveros in the first round at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz.
  • Feb 19, 2022: Benitez faced a KO/TKO loss to David Onama at UFC Fight Night: Walker vs. Hill.
  • Jul 17, 2021: Benitez suffered a KO/TKO loss to Billy Quarantillo at UFC Fight Night: Makhachev vs. Moises.

Fighting Style and Strengths:

Benitez, a southpaw like Miller, is known for his striking skills with 9 (T)KO victories. His ability to finish fights and mix up his striking makes him a dangerous opponent in the lightweight division.

 

Prediction:

Expect Jim Miller to emerge victorious in this lightweight clash. Miller's wealth of experience, coupled with his submission prowess, gives him the upper hand in potentially dictating the pace of the fight.

Look for Miller to use his grappling and striking skills strategically, aiming for a finish or controlling the fight through all three rounds. The prediction leans towards Jim Miller as he aims to continue his successful career at UFC Fight Night: Miller vs. Benitez.

 

Pick: Jim Miller ML -150

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