UFC have confirmed that two lightweights are set to do battle as Diego Sanchez will take on Jim Miller at UFC 197 March 5th at the MGM in Las vegas. This fight has been confirmed as the feature bout for UFC Fight Pass which is becoming a trend for the year of 2016. This card will be headlined by UFC lightweight Champion Rafael Dos Anjos and Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor.
The TUF 1 winner Diego Sanchez who will be making his return to Lightweight has a MMA record of 25–8 and a UFC record of 13-8. Sanchez holds notable wins over, Nick Diaz, Kenny Florian, Martin Kampman, Takanori Gomi and Clay Guida. His latest fight took place in the featherweight division as he took on Ricard Lamas and lost via unanimous decision at TUF Latin America 2 Finale in Mexico in November of 2015.
The UFC lightweight vet Jim Miller has a mma record of 25–7 (1) and a UFC record of 14-6-1. He holds notable wins over Duane Ludwig, Gleison Tibau, Charles Oliveira, Melvin Guillard and Joe Lauzon. His latest fight was a loss via submission rear naked choke in round 2 to Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Night 80 this past December of 2015.