Two Floridian based fighters have been matched together as Cole Miller vs. Jim Alers are set to square off at UFC on FOX 17.
UFC on Fox 17 will be held on December 19, 2015 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.
Miller (21-9 MMA) who was riding a two fight winning streak before being derailed by a streaking Max Holloway. A unanimous decision win over Andy Ogle and a ‘Submission of the Night’ win over Sam Sicilia in January were followed by a unanimous decision loss to the Hawaiian fighter.
Alers (13-2 MMA) was the former Cage Warriors featherweight champion before entering the UFC octagon. Alers made his UFC debut in April 2014 and took a split decision against Alan Omer. But at UFC Fight Night 60 in February, he was stopped by Chas Skelly with one second left in the second round. The TKO loss snapped a nine-fight winning streak.
With this fight addition UFC on FOX 17 now looks like this
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Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem
Michael Johnson vs. Nate Diaz
C.B. Dollaway vs. Nate Marquardt
Hayder Hassan vs. Vicente Luque
Josh Samman vs. Tamdan McCrory