Mac Danzig vs. Jim Miller
Hard overhand right by Miller glances Danzig's head seconds in. Perfect double leg execution by Miller moments later. Miller slips over to half guard and Danzig is controlling the neck. Miller is not giving Danzig any breathing room for any sort of submission attempt. Danzig sweeps and rolls into Miller’s guard. Miller unloads a flurry of elbows from his back which cut up Danzig's hairline and forehead. Danzig scrambles up to his feet, but is pinned against the fence. He is a bloody mess. Miller takes him down and Danzig sinks a guillotine. He can't pull guard and eventually lets it go. Danzig tries an omaplata at the bell. 10-9 Miller.
Cutman Jacob “Stitch” Duran is working diligently on Danzig’s face. Danzig gets the second frame started with a low kick. Miller counters with a stiff-straight left on the mark. Miller shoots in for double and fights his way through a sprawl before landing it. Danzig pulls guard against the fence. Danzig briefly tries a kimura, but lets go. Miller throws several left hands and Danzig, now bleeding profusely again, blocks them all. In Danzig's guard they are elbowing each other. Miller lands a hard-left elbow. Two more. Danzig is trying to scramble away, and Miller is suffocating him. Referee Steve Mazzagatti stands them with a minute left. Danzig lands a kick to the face, but it's partially blocked as Miller charges. Danzig pulls guard with a tight guillotine. It's very tight and deep. Time runs out. Danzig probably would have finished him if he had more time. 10-9 Miller.
They trade left hands. Danzig lands a knee to the face as Miller shoots in. He misses a guillotine on the way down. Millet scrambles up. On their feet, blood is gushing from Danzig's face. A hard right jab connects from the southpaw Miller. Miller's stance is giving Danzig problems. Danzig lands another knee to the face during a shot, but again misses the guillotine on the way down. Danzig pulls guard. He's trying a kimura. Miller slinks out of it and takes Danzig's back. He's got both hooks in and Danzig defends the choke. Miller now sinks it deep. With 35 seconds left, Danzig escapes and sweeps Miller before landing several hammer fists. Danzig goes for broke, as time expires. Great fight. 10-9 Danzig.
Jim Miller takes the fight with scores of 30-27 from all three official judges. [Credit: Sherdog.com]