Miller returns to face Camoes

A battle of lightweights both looking to rebound from recent

losses has been added to


168 when Jim Miller meets Fabricio Camoes on Dec. 28 in Las


UFC officials confirmed the fight to FOX Sports on


Miller will look to return to the winning path after bouncing

back and forth between wins and losses over his last six fights in

the Octagon. Always battling for a top spot in the division, Miller

has struggled to find consistency lately with losses to Benson

Henderson and Nate Diaz, while also falling to submission in a

fight against Pat Healy that was eventually overturned after his

opponent tested positive for marijuana.

Miller is known as one of the toughest matchups in the entire

division, and he will undoubtedly look to vent his recent

frustrations against his next opponent come December.

Brazilian Fabricio Camoes will try to curb Miller’s enthusiasm

for victory when he tries to erase the memory of a tough loss in

his last fight as well.

Camoes dropped a decision to Melvin Guillard at UFC 148 in July

2012, and hasn’t fought against since that time. With nearly a year

and a half off from action, Camoes won’t find his next bout any

easier when he faces a very stiff test in Miller.

With a packed lineup already headed to UFC 168 in Las Vegas

including two title fights, it’s likely that Miller vs. Camoes will

end up as a featured preliminary fight on the card.

The show is headlined by the rematch between middleweight

champion Chris Weidman as he faces Anderson Silva, while women’s

bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey takes on fellow


Fighter 18 coach Miesha Tate.