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Friday, Jan 18, 2013

Bellator Lightweight Tourney Final Between Dave Jansen and Marcin Held Set For March 7th

By FCF Staff

Bellator has confirmed that it’s next lightweight tournament finale between Dave Jansen and Marcin Held will take place March 7th at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in California. The card will be broadcast on SPIKE TV.

Held (15-2) is coming off victories over Murad Machaev and Rich Clementi, the latter of which he tapped out with a highlight reel toe hold at Bellator 81 in November.

Jansen (18-2), on the other hand, has defeated Magomed Saadulaev by submission and Ricardo Tirloni via split decision to advance to the tourney finals.

“I’ve had a lot of time to work on my game plan and really focus on this fight on March 7th,” Jansen was quoted saying in a press release from the promotion. “Marcin has the total package when it comes to submissions, so I know what I need to focus on to win this fight, and get a shot at the Bellator title.”



posted by FCF Staff @ 6:33 pm
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