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Orlando Native Jim Alers Returns, Faces Cole Miller In December

ufc on fox 17

Orlando’s own Jim Alers will have a distinct home-Octagon advantage when he meets Cole Miller this December at UFC on FOX 17.

Set for December 19 from the Amway Center in Orlando, the FOX main event features Donald Cerrone challenging Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title.

Alers (13-2) has split his two UFC appearances, including a February loss to Chas Skelly. Along with living in Orlando, he is a graduate of the University of Central Florida. Miller (21-9) has fought 17 times for the promotion, going 10-7.

Below is the current lineup:

UFC Lightweight Championship
Rafael dos Anjos (c) vs. Donald Cerrone

Heavyweight: Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem

Lightweight: Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson

Middleweight: Tamdan McCrory vs. Josh Samman

Middleweight: C.B. Dollaway vs. Nate Marquardt

Welterweight: Hayder Hassan vs. Vicente Luque

Welterweight: Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman

Featherweight: Cole Miller vs. Jim Alers