Originally Posted by BobbyCooper
Thats a great sign
But he won't make it into the top 5 in my opinion. All these BJJ wisards like Maia and Paul Harris then the Wrestlers like Sonnen, Okami and Nate..
they should all beat him fair and square.
Top 10 without a doupt though
Definitely lose to Palhares. He said during the "Sherdog Fighter Exchange" he'd never been subbed as many times as he was rolling with Palhares.
I think Okami would definitely outwork him, but he might be able to pull off the sub against Sonnen. Shields has far better JJ than Sonnen and Miller almost got him.
Maia, is one of the top grapplers I think he has a good chance against. Maia's JJ is th best in MMA, but 2-1 over Jacare (in BJJ comp), a guy who couldn't finish Miller on the ground (and tried several times). Maia's stand up is his weakest link, an area where I believe Miller is superior to him.
Stylistically I can see him possibly beating Sonnen and Maia, but other than those two, he doesn't have a leg to stand on against top MWs.