Jim Miller vs. Michael Chiesa expected for UFC Fight Night 80

UFC lightweight Jim MillerA lightweight matchup featuring Jim Miller and Michael Chiesa is expected for UFC Fight Night 80. The event takes place Dec. 10 at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. News of the fight first broke on “UFC Tonight.” The bout has not been officially announced by the promotion.

Last July, Miller got back on track with a split-decision victory over Danny Castillo. He had dropped his previous two fights against Donald Cerrone and Beneil Dariush. Over the course of his UFC run, Miller has defeated the likes of Joe Lauzon, Melvin Guillard and Gleison Tibau.

Chiesa joined the UFC after winning the 15th season of “The Ultimate Fighter.” So far, he has built a 5-2 record inside the Octagon. In his last outing, he took home a decision victory over Mitch Clarke at UFC Fight Night 63.

Miller-Chiesa is the only bout associated with UFC Fight Night 80 at this point. The card will be part of a three-night UFC schedule in Las Vegas. The weekend will also feature the TUF 22 Finale and UFC 194.