Jim Miller prefers UFC 300 fight with veteran Matt Brown: ‘Let’s put on a show, let’s go out and entertain’

Jim Miller prefers fight with Matt Brown at UFC 300 let's go put on a show

After a dominant win over Gabriel Benitez, Jim Miller had his eyes on the future and called for a fight with Paul Felder or Matt Brown at UFC 300.

Jim Miller is a legend of the sport, and in the twilight of his career, he’s been utterly dominating the competition and is 5-1 in his last six fights. At UFC Vegas 84 he continued his winning ways, and let fans everywhere know that he’s not ready to call a quits on fighting just yet,

In the cage after his victory, he primarily called out Paul Felder, who is a retired fighter who now works full-time for the UFC as a broadcaster. Felder was working cage side when the callout was delivered, and seemed very willing to come back for one more fight, for a battle between legends.

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Jim Miller Admits at Post Fight Press Conference that he leans more towards a fight with Matt Brown at UFC 300

At the post-fight press conference, Miller made his intentions more clear. While he isn’t opposed to the idea of a fight with Paul Felder, he actually would prefer a bout with Matt Brown.

“Paul and I almost fought in 2015,” Miller said of Felder at the post-fight press conference (H/T MMA Fighting). “I think that fight would be brutal. I think that is a brutal fight, me and him locked in a cage for 15 minutes. I also think that Matt Brown fight is amazing as well.”

“I think it’s awesome because one, I don’t have to cut weight. Two, he’s the guy with the most finishes at welterweight, I’m the guy with the most finishes at lightweight. That’s a fight for [UFC] 300. Let’s put on a show, let’s go out and entertain.”

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“I’m willing to move up in weight for that type of event,” Jim Miller continued. “It’s not like I’m trying get my rankings up or anything like that. Particularly at 300, I would hop in at any moment if Sean [Shelby] called me for those types of fights — Sean, if you’re watching. I want to put on an epic show with two badass dudes who have been around for a bit, and I think Matt might be that guy.”

On social media, Matt Brown gave the idea a green light. “I love Jim Miller, would be an honor,” he said. A fight between the two men would indeed be epic. It would be a clash of styles, as Brown is more of a striker, and Miller a grappler. Sometimes those fights can end very one-sidedly, but sometimes they also make for an insane back-and-forth war.

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Jim Miller also spoke about his nickname (Which is ‘A10’) and explained how he’d like there to be an alteration to it at UFC 300.

“I don’t know if Bruce [Buffer] will introduce me as Jim ‘F******’ Miller,” Miller said. “I don’t know if he swears when he’s working. He definitely swears when he’s not. I think it would be cool. I think it would be cool to maybe open the pay-per-view with that. I think doing that in front of the T-Mobile full of fans would be awesome. I think that would get me super fired up.”

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