UFC on FOX 3 results recap: Nate Diaz vs Jim Miller event wrap up from New Jersey

May 5, 2012; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Nate Diaz (left) and Jim Miller address the crowd after their lightweight bout during UFC on Fox 3 at the Izod Center. Nate Diaz wins by submission in round two. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-US PRESSWIRE

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to network television this past Saturday night (May 5, 2012) with UFC on FOX 3: "Diaz vs. Miller," featuring what may have been the star making turn of Nate Diaz when he submitted Jim Miller in the second round of the main event to earn a crack at the 155-pound crown.

It's just too bad so few people saw it happen.

Johny Hendricks failed to make the impression he was hoping for in the co-headlining match-up against Josh Koscheck, but "Big Rig" came away with a split decision victory that may have earned him a welterweight title shot.

And what's there to say about Lavar Johnson and his knockout of Pat Barry? Or Alan Belcher and his first round comeback against Rousimar Palhares?

In cased you missed any or all of it -- or just want to keep the discussion alive -- below are links to all the major storylines borne from Saturday night's event in New Jersey.

In we go.

UFC on FOX 3: "Diaz vs. Miller"

Results and live fight coverage

Recap and morning after discussion

Post-fight press conference video

Bonuses and awards

Event photos gallery

Medical suspensions and injuries

Nate Diaz vs. Jim Miller fight video highlights

Johny Hendricks vs. Josh Koscheck fight metric report

"Prelims" results and recap

Fight recap: Lavar Johnson floors Pat Barry

Fight recap: Alan Belcher beats Rousimar Palhares at his own game (kind of)

Fight recap: Johny Hendricks edges out Josh Koscheck

Fight recap: Nate Diaz submits Jim Miller to earn lightweight title shot

Fight review and analysis: Lavar Johnson vs. Pat Barry

Fight review and analysis: Alan Belcher vs. Rousimar Palhares

Fight review and analysis: Johny Hendricks vs. Josh Koscheck

Fight review and analysis: Nate Diaz vs. Jim Miller

UFC on FOX 3 post-fight fallout

Overnight ratings come in at 2.25 million viewers

Big winners and lowly losers

Event report card

MMA Mania Matchmaker

UFC on FOX 3 and Mayweather vs. Cotto a contrast in styles between MMA and boxing

Finally the UFC delivers a fun, exciting event on the FOX network

UFC President Dana White calls UFC on FOX 3 a perfect show

What's next for Nate Diaz and Johny Hendricks?

Nate Diaz will, apparently, wait to face the winner of Ben Henderson vs. Frankie Edgar for the lightweight title

Take a bow, Nate Diaz, you deserve it after submitting Jim Miller

A new and improved Nate Diaz means bad news for the lightweight division

Anthony Pettis wants a number one contender fight against Nick Diaz

Johny Hendricks fought through sickness to defeat Josh Koscheck

A picture of Josh Koscheck's busted up eye after Johny Hendricks fight

Alan Belcher becomes a title contender with win over Rousimar Palhares

Lavar Johnson takes Pat Barry's place in the heavyweight division by knocking him out

That, my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being. What gets your vote for the biggest story coming out of UFC on FOX 3?

Sound off, Maniacs.

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