When Stipe Miocic teammate Mo Miller pulled off a nasty slam knockout at LFA 96 in December, he caught the eye of not solely hundreds of followers – but in addition the UFC.
The UFC has booked Miller (5-0) towards fellow prime prospect Brandon Lewis (5-0) for a bantamweight bout Sept. 14 on Dana White’s Contender Series on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Two individuals with information of the matchup just lately knowledgeable MMA Junkie of the reserving however requested to stay nameless because the promotion has but to make an official announcement.
Miller, 29, trains at Strong Style MMA and Training Center in Independence, Ohio. He has completed his most up-to-date 4 outings. Prior to the highlight-reel slam, Miller handed beforehand undefeated Mando Guttierez his first skilled loss through submission.
Lewis, 24, has three finishes in 5 skilled outings with two knockouts and one submission. He most just lately competed for LFA the place he went 2-0.
With the addition, the DWCS 39 lineup consists of:
- Jailton Junior vs. Nasrudin Nasrudinov
- Jasmine Jasudavicius vs. Julia Polastri
- Jack Della Maddalena vs. Ange Loosa
- Brandon Lewis vs. Mo Miller