Micah Miller

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Micah Miller
Born Micah Thomas Miller
(1987-02-14) February 14, 1987 (age 30)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Other names Maverick
Nationality American
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Division Featherweight
Lightweight
Welterweight
Reach 76 in (193 cm)
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
Team American Top Team
Rank Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2005–present (MMA)
Mixed martial arts record
Total 28
Wins 19
By knockout 6
By submission 10
By decision 3
Losses 8
By knockout 1
By decision 7
No contests 1
Other information
Notable relatives Cole Miller, brother
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Micah Thomas Miller (born February 14, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist who trains out of Coconut Creek, Florida with American Top Team. He is the younger brother of MMA fighter Cole Miller.

Background[edit]

Miller is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Master Ricardo Liborio.

Micah attended Mount de Sales Academy in Macon, Georgia where he was a standout wrestler, winning many tournaments. Miller placed 2nd(2x) and 3rd in the GISA State Championships.

Like his older brother, Cole, he trained with the Macon based Team Praxis under instructor Cam McHargue. Micah, still a senior in high school, made his amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) debut in 2005 against John Trent at the conclusion of his final wrestling season. Micah went on to have a undefeated amateur record (5-0) where he defeated future WEC World Bantamweight Champion Brian Bowles via triangle choke. Micah has gone on to fight in many organizations such as the WEC (World Extreme Cagefighting), DREAM, ASTRA, and Tachi Fighting Championships.

Dream Featherweight Grand Prix[edit]

Micah competed in the Dream Featherweight(63 kg / 138 lb) Grand Prix.[1] He lost a hard fought bought in the first round of the tournament to Yoshiro Maeda via unanimous decision.

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

Miller fought in the first episode of TUF Season 14 in the featherweight division. Micah lost his preliminary fight by third round submission to Steven Siler.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 20–8 (1) Kenny Gaudreau Decision (unanimous) Titan FC 39: Cavalcante vs. Healy June 10, 2016 3 5:00 Coral Gables, Florida, United States
Loss 19–8 (1) Ben Brewer Decision (unanimous) Conflict MMA 20: Fight Club Series September 27, 2014 3 5:00 Macon, Georgia, United States
Loss 19–7 (1) Bristol Marunde Decision (unanimous) Titan FC 29: Ricci vs. Sotiropoulos August 22, 2014 3 5:00 Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
Win 19–6 (1) Eddie Larrea Submission (rear-naked choke) KOTC - Clockwork April 26, 2014 3 1:13 Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin, United States Welterweight Debut.
Loss 18–6 (1) Josh Shockley Decision (unanimous) HFC 16 - Hoosier Fight Club 16 June 1, 2013 3 5:00 Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
Win 18–5 (1) Tyler Combs TKO (Knee) Rocktagon MMA 26 - Veni, Vidi, Vici May 4, 2013 3 0:45 Cleveland, Ohio, United States moved to Lightweight.
Loss 17–5 (1) Georgi Karakhanyan Decision (unanimous) Tachi Palace Fights 14 September 7, 2012 5 5:00 Lemoore, California, United States
Win 17–4 (1) Isaac DeJesus Submission (neck crank) TPF 7: Deck the Halls December 2, 2010 1 4:11 Lemoore, California, United States
Win 16–4 (1) Diego Saraiva Decision (unanimous) TPF 6: High Stakes September 9, 2010 3 5:00 Lemoore, California, United States
Win 15–4 (1) Bruce Connors KO (punch) XFC 11 – The Next Generation July 9, 2010 1 1:21 Tampa, Florida, United States
Loss 14–4 (1) Michihiro Omigawa Decision (unanimous) Astra April 25, 2010 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 14–3 (1) Anthony Morrison Submission (arm-triangle choke) ShineFights 2 September 4, 2009 2 4:25 Miami, Florida, United States
Win 13–3 (1) J.C. Pennington Submission (rear-naked choke) UCFC – Rumble on the Rivers June 27, 2009 2 2:26 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Win 12–3 (1) Josh Pulsifer TKO (punches) Fight Party – Revenge May 16, 2009 3 3:41 Duluth, Georgia, United States
Loss 11–3 (1) Yoshiro Maeda Decision (unanimous) DREAM.7 March 8, 2009 2 5:00 Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Win 11–2 (1) Jason Palacios Submission (rear naked choke) Close Quarters Combat December 13, 2008 2 2:47 Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Loss 10–2 (1) Josh Grispi TKO (punches) WEC 35: Condit vs. Miura August 3, 2008 1 0:50 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 10–1 (1) Chance Farrar KO (punch) WEC 32: Condit vs. Prater February 13, 2008 1 1:39 Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
Win 9–1 (1) Steve Kinnison Decision (unanimous) Premier X-treme Fighting December 8, 2007 3 5:00 Hollywood, Florida, United States
Loss 8–1 (1) Cub Swanson Decision (unanimous) WEC 28 June 3, 2007 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 8–0 (1) Jesse Moreng Submission (triangle choke) WEC 26: Condit vs. Alessio March 24, 2007 3 3:29 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 7–0 (1) Josh Kukuk TKO (punches) ISCF: Invasion February 9, 2007 2 0:15 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Win 6–0 (1) Josh Lee Submission (triangle choke) IC 11: Apocalypse November 18, 2006 1 1:29 Hammond, Indiana, United States
Win 5–0 (1) Derek Collins KO (knees) FightFest 7 September 23, 2006 1 1:41 Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Win 4–0 (1) Larry Landry Submission (triangle choke) Full Throttle 8 August 11, 2006 1 1:13 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Win 3–0 (1) Jesse Williams Submission (triangle choke) Legends of Fighting 8 July 28, 2006 1 1:35 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Win 2–0 (1) Ryan Farhat Decision (unanimous) HOOKnSHOOT - Live May 20, 2005 2 5:00 Evansville, Indiana, United States
Win 1–0 (1) Forest Letellier Submission (rear naked choke) Full Throttle 7 June 10, 2006 2 1:56 Georgia, United States
NC 0–0 (1) Larry Landry No Contest ISCF: Knuckle Up 4 April 28, 2006 1 N/A Kennesaw, Georgia, United States

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