Jim Miller and Gabriel Benitez’s fight is reported for UFC Vegas 84 event.
The announcement came from UFC itself that Miller and Benitez will clash in a lightweight division bout on UFC’s January 13, 2024, event.
Jim Miller and Gabriel Benitez were previously scheduled to compete against each other at UFC Vegas 69 event. However, the bout was canceled due to Benitez withdrawing from the fight for undisclosed reasons.
Jim Miller vs. Gabriel Benitez will serve as the feature bout on January 13 at the UFC Apex.— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) November 22, 2023
The main event will be the rematch between Magomed Ankalaev and Johnny Walker.
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Jim Miller’s most recent fight took place at UFC Vegas 74 event, where he secured a victory over Jesse Butler by way of KO. Prior to his fight against Butler, Miller suffered a defeat via unanimous decision against Alexander Hernandez. As of now, Miller’s UFC record stands at 25 wins, 16 losses, and 1 no-contest.
Gabriel Benitez’s last fight occurred at UFC on ESPN 41 event, where he secured a victory via KO against Charlie Ontiveros. Benitez hasn’t participated in any fights during the year 2023. As of now, Benitez holds a UFC record of 7 wins and 6 losses.
UFC Vegas 84 event is set to take place on January 13, 2024, in Las Vegas, NV. A heavyweight bout is also set for the event where Andrei Arlovski will face Waldo Cortes-Acosta.