Dan Miller is a mixed martial artist who has competed in various promotions including the UFC. Miller has a reputation for his guillotine submission finisher, and has won nine of his 14 victories via submission.
With a background in wrestling at Sparta High School, Miller and his brother began training BJJ in June 20. They started competing six months later. The Millers got their black belts under Jamie Cruz, who is a black belt under Renzo Gracie; Dan received his in January 2010.
Dan Miller is also the brother of the seasoned UFC veteran Jim Miller – who still competes.
Dan Miller made a name for himself with his impressive submission skills. One of his most memorable victories was at the IFL World Championship Finals on August 2, 2007, where he secured a guillotine on Dave Phillips in just 1 minute and 30 seconds into the very first round.
Miller’s victory at the IFL World Championship Finals marked the beginning of his professional career in mixed martial arts. He went on to make his debut in the UFC on December 10, 2008, with a victory over Rob Kimmons. Miller’s impressive performance earned him recognition from both fans and the UFC.
Over the next several years, Miller continued to compete in the UFC, taking on some of the biggest names in the sport.
Miller’s career in the UFC came to an end in July 2015 after a loss to Trevor Smith at the TUF Season 21 Finale. Despite this setback, Miller’s legacy in the sport lives on.