Review: 2014-09-26, fight not so exciting between Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Freire and Marcin Held: it gets two stars. The black belt in Bjj Patricky Freire entered this fight with a pro mma record of 13-5-0 (77% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.31 lightweight in the world, he suffered three consecutive defeats between 2012 and 2013, the last one against Derek Anderson (=Freire vs Anderson), but then he came back to win beating James Edson Berto, David Rickels (=Rickels vs Freire) and Derek Campos (=Freire vs Campos).
His opponent, Marcin Held (black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu as well), has a record of 19-3-0 (79% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.44 in the same weight class, he suffered his last defeat in his first bout of 2013, against Dave Jansen (=Jansen vs Held), but then he won four consecutive fights, the last one against Nate Jolly. ‘Pitbull’ Freire vs Held is the final of the Bellator lightweight tournament; undercard of Alexander Shlemenko vs Brandon Halsey – Bellator 126. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: Bellator 126
Where: Grand Canyon University Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
Freire’s previous fight: Patricky Freire vs Derek Campos
Held’s next fight: Marcin Held vs Alexander Sarnavskiy
Freire’s next fight: Patricky Freire vs Saad Awad
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