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UFC Quick Quote: Jim Miller 'would love the next shot at the title'


But if he can't get one, he has a few other guys in mind.

"It's a fact. The only guys that beat me, beat me by decision, and they're No. 1 and No. 2. Frankie (Edgar's) only loss is to Gray (Maynard). Gray's undefeated. My only two losses are to them. So why are there five, six, seven guys people always say between me and those top two guys? I feel that I should be right up there, and there's no reason people shouldn't have me as No. 3. I'd love the next shot at the title. I'd love a shot at (Kenny) Florian when he's healthy, or (Sean) Sherk, or I really would have liked them not to have given (George) Sotiropoulos (someone) so quickly. I know they're trying to build up the Australian market, but to me a fight between me and him makes sense."

-- 155-pound stick of dynamite Jim Miller tells MMA Weekly he can't understand how he's not higher up in the rankings. He also doesn't think there is any reason to keep him from a title shot. After submitting perceived jiu-jitsu wizard Charles Oliveira with a kneebar, surely he's earned it, right? Not so fast. Anthony Pettis is waiting in the wings to unify the WEC and UFC lightweight belts. Understanding this, Miller decided to help Joe Silva with his job and play matchmaker. So what's the match-up you would most like to see of the three he mentioned? Florian, Sherk or Sotiropoulos?

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