September 22, 2023 12:18 PM
Ewan Lavender

MMA Preview – Miles Johns vs Dan Argueta at UFC Fight Night 228

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When is UFC Fight Night 228? Saturday 23rd September, 2023 - 22:00 start (UK)

Where is UFC Fight Night 228? UFC APEX, Enterprise, Nevada (US)

Where can I get tickets for UFC Fight Night 228? Click here to buy tickets for UFC Fight Night

What channel is UFC Fight Night 228 on? TNT Sports 3

Where can I stream UFC Fight Night 228? TNT Sports subscribers can stream the fight online via the TNT Sports website and Discovery+

For viewers in the United States, the event will be shown live on ESPN+ and you can sign up for access as part of a Disney Bundle here!


Miles Johns (13-2) appears for the first time this year after a couple bouts in 2022. He was coming off two ‘Performance of the Night’ displays and third-round knockouts over Kevin Natividad (2020) and Anderson dos Santos (2021). However, John Castaneda stopped him in his tracks with a submission. He then took on Vince Morales nine months later and bounced back with a unanimous decision.

A premature stoppage at UFC on ESPN 47 halted some momentum for Dan Argueta (9-1(1)). He suffered his first loss on his UFC debut getting outpointed by Damon Jackson (2022) but responded with a comfortable unanimous decision of his own over Nick Aguirre (2023). He then took on Ronnie Lawrence in June and seemingly submitted him, but the replay did not show any tap forcing a ‘no contest’.


Johns has fallen in love with his hands, but he will need to be brushing up on his wrestling as Argueta will be looking to chain his takedowns together. He will look to close the distance as soon as possible, take him down and smothering Johns for three rounds.

Johns will make Argueta work very hard as he has a background in wrestling with quality takedown defence. He will look to create space to unleash his hands. However, we feel Argueta will be able to close the distance before he gets any shots off and secure at least one takedown per round and assume enough control to convince the judges.

Prediction: Argueta via Decision

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