At 40 years old, Jim Miller delivers 'war' at UFC 300, but is defeated by Bobby Green in a bloody battle

Ultimate icon shows strength, but is overcome by rival in clash of veterans on the preliminary card

Bobby Green (left) and Jim Miller (dir.) after fight in UFC 300. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter @UFCNews

Record holder for fights and victories in Ultimate, Jim Miller lived a real battle UFC 300. Featured on the preliminary card of the event held this Saturday (13), in Las Vegas (USA), the organization's icon showed strength in a bloody fight, but was unable to overcome the aggressiveness of Bobby Green. After three rounds marked by aggression, the 40-year-old athlete was defeated in a unanimous decision by the judges.

With the defeat, Miller had to postpone the opportunity to isolate himself in the ranking of the company's biggest winners. Today, the fighter has 26 positive results.

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Victorious in the clash, Green recovered from a recent defeat against jalin turner. The athlete was severely knocked out in a challenge that took place in December 2023.

Veterans deliver show

The fight started with Miller taking the initiative with a low kick. In his best style, Green played with his guard down and tried to mislead the veteran. Still in the first few seconds, Miller took advantage of his opponent's negligence and took his opponent to the canvas with a straight shot. Green quickly got to his feet and continued to act boldly. The challenge was tense, with the athletes exchanging blows in the center of the octagon. In the final minute, the challenge was open between the fighters. The combatants did not seek a grappling confrontation. In the final seconds, Jim rocked Bobby with a cross. The athlete went up and looked for the knockout, but there was no more time.

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In the second round, the athletes remained aggressive in the center of the octagon. Miller once again scared his opponent with a straight shot, while Green was in danger with the counterattack. Bobby remained with his guard down and walked towards his opponent. Miller began to 'respect' his opponent and began to act with greater caution. Halfway through the round, heavy bleeding from Miller's right eye became evident. Green started to take advantage and scored with jabs and direct shots against his opponent. Jim responded, but Bobby's blows were more forceful. The moment belonged to Green, who started to 'overpower' his opponent.

The last round began as in the previous stages, with both men measuring their strength in the center of the Octagon. Green continued attacking Jim's injured eye and looking for the knockout. Miller continued to exude courage, but remained at a disadvantage in striking. Bobby continued with a greater volume of blows, but Miller didn't give up. Near the final minute, Bobby received a direct hit and made a swing, closing the distance afterwards. Miller managed to free himself and tried to maintain the good moment. Almost at the end of the fight, Miller was hit by a cross from his opponent. Jim went to the canvas and Green was trying for the knockout. The veteran managed to stay on his feet, but continued to be punished with knees and punches. Bobby managed to take down his opponent, but there was no more time.

UFC 300 results

MAIN CARD

Light heavyweight (up to 93 kg): Alex Poatán derrotou Jamahal hill by knockout at 3m14s of R1 – fight for the belt

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Weili Zhang derrotou yan xiaonan in the unanimous decision of the judges (49-45, 49-45, 49-45) – fight for the belt

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Max Holloway derrotou Justin gaethje by knockout at 4m59s of R5- fight for the BMF belt

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Arman Tsarukyan derrotou Charles of the Bronx in the judges' split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Average weight (up to 83,9kg): BoNickal finished Cody Brundage with a rear naked choke at 3m38s of R2

PRELIMINARY CARD

Light heavyweight (up to 93 kg): Jiri Prochazka derrotou Aleksandr Rakic by technical knockout at 3m17s of R2

Featherweight (up to 65,7 kg): aljamain sterling derrotou Calvin kattar in the unanimous decision of the judges (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Kayla harrison finished Holly holm with a rear naked choke at 1m47s of R2

Featherweight (up to 65,7 kg): Diego lopes derrotou Sodiq Yusuf by technical knockout at 1m29s of R1

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg) Renato Moicano derrotou jalin turner by technical knockout at 4m11s of R2

Straw weight (up to 52,1 kg): Jessica Stacker derrotou Marina Rodriguez in the judges' split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Light weight (up to 70,3 kg): Bobby Green derrotou Jim Miller in the unanimous decision of the judges (30-27, 30-25, 29-26)

Bantam weight (up to 61,2 kg): Deiveson Figueiredo finished cody garbrandt with a rear naked choke at 4m02s of R2

UFC 300 Stats

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