Round 1: Funch is holding the center so far, keeping Miller back with solid kicks and punches. Miller staying composed, he gets inside with a few punches of his own that prompt Funch to reset. Funch initiates the clinch, pressing Miller against the cage. Mille gets a brief takedown using the Uchi Mata, but only manages to hold Funch against the cage and land a few shots to the head. Funch fights free. Miller completes the Uchi Mata, but Funch pops up. Miller comes after Funch aggressively with punches, causing Funch to close the distance and press Miller to the wall again. Funch warned to work. The ref separates them for inactivity. Funch counter well as Miller presses forward. Funch lands a glancing head kick.
FightLine scores the round 10-9 Miller
Round 2: They touch gloves to start the second. Miller comes after Funch with a volley of straight punches that back the Brazilian up. He latches on the guillotine, but abandons the choke and drops for the single leg. Funch cracks Miller with a few hard punches and one more as Miller backs away. Funch chases him with a jumping kick that misses by a wide margin. Funch shoots for the takedown now; Miller counters with the standing guillotine, but Funch defends again. Funch gets Miller down with a high crotch and Miller once again tries for the guillotine. Funch defends and Miller transitions to the heel hook. Funch is warned for grabbing the fence. Funch elbowing the calf/ankle area. Just over two minutes to go. Miller gives up on the hold. Funch starting to land some solid ground and pound, which Miller answers with a mean up-kick before getting to his feet. Funch walks him to the cage; he works for the takedown until the bell.
FightLine scores the round 10-10
Round 3: A half-hearted glove touch and Miller gets in a one-two. Miller backs Funch up with another volley of straight punches. Funch comes back, but Miller drops him with a right cross. Miller follows him down and starts raining down punches and elbows. Funch makes space and Miller lets him up. Funch is still wobbly as Miller comes back after him with punches and knees. Funch showing heart as he goes for a takedown. Funch hits the takedown as Miller peppers him with short elbows. Miller gets to his feet, but Funch keeps him pressed to the wall. Funch working for the takedown. Miller slaps on the guillotine and rolls Funch over, this time he can’t get out. It’s over.
Dan Miller defeated Ricardo Funch via submission (guillotine choke) at 3:12 of round 3