A lightweight shootout between Pat Healy (pictured) and Jim Miller kicked off Saturday’s “UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen” pay-per-view broadcast.
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Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey is hosting tonight’s festivities. The show is headlined by a light heavyweight title affair between champion Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen.
Favorite (-) Underdog (+)
Pat Healy +250
Jim Miller -350
Here is the play-by-play from Miller vs. Healy:
Solid right to the body by Miller. Miller takes him down and is working an armbar submission. Healy fights free and now returns the favor by planting Miller on his back. Miller gives up his back and is taking some punches. Miller picks him up and slams him to the mat. Miller reverses and takes top position. Miller is laying the lumber on Healy’s battered right eye.
5thRound scored it: Miller, 10-9.
Healy clinches him against the cage. He temporarily trips Miller to the ground. Miller tags him with a short elbow. Healy takes him down and is unloading some solid ground-and-pound. Healy takes his back and is going for a rear-naked choke. Miller escapes.
5thRound scored it: Healy, 10-9.
Miller clips him with a right hook to the grill. Miller takes his legs out from underneath him with a leg kick. Healy responds with a knee to the midsection. And another to the face. Healy secures a takedown and is raining down short elbows. Healy is simply smothering him on the canvas. Healy takes his back and attempts a rear-naked choke. Miller is unconscious on the canvas.
Pat Healy Defeats Jim Miller via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 4:02 in the 3rdRound