“They Threatened to Cut His Leg Open for Crying Out Too Loud”: UFC Vegas 69 Fighter Names Dream Opponent, Who Hospitalized Dustin Poirier

Few have experienced a career as long and illustrious as Jim Miller. The man has been in the UFC for around 15 years and has seen all the highs and lows of the sport. He has fought many big names like Dustin Poirier and Charles Oliveira. The 39-year-old has the record for most UFC bouts and most UFC wins to his name.


Before his match against Alexander Hernandez, ‘A-10’appeared at a UFC press conference and answered some interesting questions. He also expressed his desire to fight at the UFC 300. Also, when asked about his dream fight, Miller dropped some interesting names.

Jim Miller’s dream fight – Justin Gaethje, Dustin Poirier, and more!

When the interviewer asked him this question, Miller’s first name was Damien Maia. The next name that came to Miller’s mind was Matt Brown. However, the next two names on the 35-17 record holder’s list were exciting for the fans. “I’d love to fight Justin Gaethje too, just because it’s a fight we both gonna be walking funny the next day”, said ‘A-10’.

Gaethje is known for his aggressive fighting style, and Miller is no stranger to that kind of opponent. The 39-year-old next named his former opponent, Dustin Poirier.

“Dustin, Dustin out-violenced a lot of guys, but I do not remember him out-violencing me. I think I was pretty close to out-violencing him”, Miller said as he recalled his earlier fight with Poirier. The 35-17 record holder went ahead as he talked about Poirier’s post-match condition after their fight.

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“He is the guy that had to go to the hospital. They threatened to cut his leg open for crying out too loud too,” said Miller.

The first fight between Miller and Poirier

Back in 2017, Miller and Poirier faced each other at the UFC PPV in Brooklyn, New York. Miller was coming with a 3 fight-win streak, whereas Poirier had just suffered a loss in his last fight. Both men put up a brilliant fight, but Poirier was able to defeat Miller via majority decision. Both of them also got the fight of the night award.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JUNE 27: (R-L) Dustin Poirier punches Dan Hooker of New Zealand in their lightweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on June 27, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Jim Miller has given many such spectacular performances in the past. Miller‘s passion for the sport of MMA is evident in his desire to face off against top-ranked fighters, even those who have defeated him in the past. Fans are curious to know what’s next for Miller, and if he can make his UFC 300 dream come true.

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