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Cole Miller vs. Steven Siler

Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

Steven Siler defeats Cole Miller via 3 Round Decision

Mmaweekly large "Super" Steven Siler
Mmaweekly large Cole "Magrinho" Miller

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Round 3

Steven Siler Cole Miller

"Super" "Magrinho"

19-9-0   Pro Record At Fight   18-5-0
Climbed to 20-9   Record After Fight   Fell to 18-6
+380 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -480 (Heavy Favorite)
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Ogden, Utah   Fighting out of   Coconut Creek, Florida
25 years, 16 days   Age at Fight   27 years, 10 months, 5 days
146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs)
5'10" (178cm)   Height   6'1" (186cm)
69.0" (175cm)   Reach   76.0" (193cm)
The Pit Elevated Fight Team (Primary)
MMA Lab (Primary)
  Gym   American Top Team
UFC on FX 2
  • Bout Information
  • Date: Friday 03.02.2012 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Steve Percival
  • Venue: Allphones Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 5 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: Featherweight | 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Jon Anik, Kenny Florian
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Jon Anik
  • Miller Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Siler Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed

Miller vs. Siler Wiki Update Wiki

In the fifth bout of UFC on FX 2, Cole Miller took on Steven Siler in the featherweight division.


Miller landed a quick jab and then circled away, eating a low kick from Siler. Miller clinched up at the first opportunity but Siler was able to separate and land another low kick. Miller fell to his back but Siler had no interest in following him down. Siler was the more effective striker halfway through the round though Miller did land a bruising right hand late in the round, followed up by a nice low kick. Siler connected on a sweet combination in the final 30 seconds that had Miller wobbly on his feet. Siler than powered in for a takedown and top-side guillotine choke attempt to end the round.


Miller landed a nice combination early in the second but Steven Siler fought back through it with a more powerful series of strikes, appearing to be the stronger fighter. Miller worked hard for a takedown, finally tripping Siler to the ground but was not in a position to hold him there. Siler landed a string of jabs but then Miller connected on his best combination of the fight, snapping Siler's head back repeatedly against the fence. Miller landed again but then ate a big body punch from Siler. A competitive second round that neither fighter firmly took control of.


Miller's longer reach served him well at a few points early in the third round but Siler held the power advantage. Siler's nose trickled blood by late in the round and Miller had perhaps worn him down be the end, landing knees in the clinch and then wrestling him down with 45 seconds left. Miller landed a big punch, took full mount, and closed out the round strong.


The judges scored the bout 29-28 unanimously in favor of Steven Siler. Speaking to Jon Anik in the post-fight interview, Siler commented, "He's tough as hell and is definitely going to be a force to reckoned with the featheweight division... in the third round I left him get the takedown and I wanted to keep it standing."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:26 PM ET
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Miller vs. Siler Fight Predictions

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Miller vs. Siler Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

@jucao congrats ull be a great father to a son
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@ufcjohnhathaway thanks man I'm gonna master this 145 cut for the next one I'm always best with the back against the wall
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“@agi032003: Can't wait to hit pads tonight at legacy MMA :)”heck yeah!!!
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Just landed in Sacramento. Going to the @DiazBrothers209 house get some training in this week for @Mavymcmavmav Tachi title fight Friday!
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“@EdKaniaIII: @colemillerATT Do you train Gi jiu jitsu? If so, what kind of gi do you use? I'm tall and skinny too!” @shoyorollbrand ftw!
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Appreciate everyone's support. Me and pitbull will come back strong. Thanks @AmericanTopTeam @IHPfit @FreshMealPlan @TapouT @VersaClimber
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about to be leaving shortly for the @ufc weigh ins. Im on weight says two scales. thanks to all the supporters. #sacrifice #ufconfx
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my boy former WEC vet Scott Harper showing some love all the way from Iraq in an old CM throwback shirt! awesomeness! http://t.co/4TRgkg1g
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If you support me @ThiagoAlvesATT @nickpenner and @AmericanTopTeam on this @ufc #ufconFX2 @FUELTV card. RT it!
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Follow @BikePure theyre not a sponsor of mine, but i support their movement! thanks to @lemondfitness for putting their message out
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Just got my clothing sponsor @Tapout clothing in for the fight. Thanks a lot guys http://t.co/KLURhyqs
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“@tmsteve: Watch my boy @colemillerATT fight Steven Siler on the Fuel TV prelims this Fri, Mar 2 @ 9pm EST!” I think prelims are 6pm est
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So early this morning (US time) i was able to watch the birth of one of my best friend's 3rd child via skype from across the world. #amazing
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its fight week and im in great conditioning thanks to @IHPfit @VersaClimber @lemondfitness
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Big thanks this week to all my peeps @Tapout @FreshMealPlan @VersaClimber @shoyorollbrand @FORTYTHVS @AmericanTopTeam @IHPfit
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“@JennyFriedman1: @colemillerATT Im joking!!!!!” ur funny
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Yup @savestheday is awesome http://t.co/OULv9FUi
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About to watch @savestheday with @iatanyc. #circasurvive was great
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just got a fantastic massage from @thebodytec check him out if youre in the Southern Shore area in Australia!
5 days
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awesome training today and great seeing my guys @theageofbronze @detroitarun @savestheday @Kellenavalanche @vinniecarauna @iatanyc
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Me and @attblake off to the #SOUNDWAVE festival here in aus. hopefully @ThiagoAlvesATT @TheDolceDiet @katelkubis will join us later.
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ill post pics later when i get to a wifi spot of the @GeorgeForemanCo grill heating plates with a hole burned through them from this am.:/
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so had an electrical fire in my room this morning when trying to hook up my @GeorgeForemanCo grill i brought to Australia :/ its trashed
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Where you at @MaccaNow ?!?
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@ThiagoAlvesATT @TheDolceDiet hit me up on dm with the hotel and where y'all at
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Made it to oz with @ThiagoAlvesATT @TheDolceDiet @attblake and @katelkubis!
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“@tmsteve: are you going to any Soundwave dates while in Aus?”you already know!@savestheday and @vinniecaruana @Kellenavalanche
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Finally on the plane with @katelkubis @TheDolceDiet @attblake @ThiagoAlvesATT ! Here we come Australia ! http://t.co/B38z05QP
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Great session this am. Now @Mavymcmavmav is taking me n @attblake to the airport. @shoyorollbrand shirts n ATL hats! http://t.co/ZgUJq6jD
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@Gesias u know we will!
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