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UFC On FX 2: Cole Miller Vs. Steven Siler

The following is from our live coverage of UFC On FX: Alves vs. Kampmann. To access our full coverage, click here.

Round 1: No glove touch as the round starts. Siler takes the center; Miller working his range from the outside. Siler gets in a few good leg kicks before Miller closes the distance and engages the clinch. They trade position back and forth on the cage before Siler breaks away. Siler doing well on the feet, he catches a leg kick and dumps Miller to the mat. Siler lets him up. Siler catches another kick, bullying Miller some. Miller with a stiff jab. Miller scoring with straight shots on the feet, Siler with leg kicks and hard hooks. Miller lands a hard right. Miller shoots for the takedown, but Siler defends and presses Miller into the fence. They break. Miller cracks Siler with a right, but Siler takes it and comes right back with a combination. Miller with a nice leg kick. Miller on his heels as Siler pressures. Siler clinches and takes Miller to the wall. Miller defends and separates. Siler wobbles him with a two-piece from the Thai clinch. Siler chasing Miller, but Magrinho seems to have recovered. Miller shoots for the takedown and Siler slaps on the guillotine, depositing Miller on the mat and ending the round on top.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Siler

Round 2: Miller with a jab that Siler answers with another hard leg kick. Siler bullies Miller into the fence; Miller firing back, but Siler overwhelms him with volume. Miller put on his heels briefly, but he eventually engages the clinch and works for the takedown. Siler doing well in avoiding it so far. Miller eventually puts Siler down for a moment, but Siler pops right back up. Miller keeps him in the plum and does some good damage, but Siler reverses him and pecks him with three stiff jabs. Miller’s movement sluggish, he’s getting caught with his back on the fence. Miller with a nice uppercut and right hand follow-up. Miller tags Siler with a solid combo and Siler answers with one of his own. Two minutes to go and the striking has evened out some, though Siler is still the aggressor. Siler with a hard body shot from the pocket. Siler putting his hands on Miller, who’s backing up and away. Siler grating Miller against the cage; they trade position before Siler breaks. Siler landing solid punches after the break, backing Miller up again. Miller clinches, but can’t do anything with it and Siler breaks away.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Siler

Round 3: Siler denies the glove touch and they exchange some words to start the third. Siler pressuring, throwing in volume. Miller throws a high kick that Siler blocks and counters. Siler to the body. Siler lands a nice combo; Miller’s face is starting to tell the tale of this fight, his right eye bruised and slightly bloody. Siler with a hard right hand. Miller fighting back, but Siler continues marching forward and overwhelming Miller with multi-punch combinations. Miller defends a takedown. Two and a half to go in the fight. Miller complains of an eyepoke. Miller with a front kick. Miller engages the plum, but Siler defends well before he can do anything with it. Miller with a nice jab before going for another takedown. Siler with his back to the fence, defending well. Siler bleeding from the nose. Miller working knees to the legs as we enter the final minute. Miller working hard for the takedown and he eventually gets it, landing in half guard. Miller working for mount and he gets it. Under twenty seconds to go and Siler is defending from Miller’s onslaught well. Siler regains guard before the bell.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Miller

Steven Siler defeated Cole Miller via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)