- Strong wrestling skills.
- Strong jiu-jitsu skills. Miller has won 11 fights via submission.
- Defeating Charles Oliveira via knee-bar at UFC 124.
- Only losing to the top 2 LW's in the world, Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard, both via UD.
- Being tough. Miller has never been finished.
- Victories over Mac Danzig, Duane Ludwig, Mark Bocek, and Gleison Tibau.
- Being the first, and only man to defeat Kamal Shalorus. Miller TKO'd Shalorus at UFC 128.