The black belt in Bjj and Bellator Lw tournament winner (season 10) Marcin Held entered this fight with a pro record of 22-4-0 (73% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.16 lightweight in the world. He lost to Will Brooks in 2015 but he came back to win in 2016 against Dave Jansen.
His opponent, the black belt in gaidojutsu, Bjj and Tuf 1 Mw winner Diego Sanchez, has an official mma record of 26-9-0 (58% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.38 in the same weight class. He has fought twice in 2016 beating Jim Miller but then he lost to Joe Lauzon. Held vs Sanchez is on the undercard of Rafael dos Anjos vs Tony Ferguson – UFC Fight Night 98 – Tuf Latin America 3 Finale. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 98: Dos Anjos vs Ferguson – The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 Finale
Where: Arena Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 98 fight card (main fights):
Rafael dos Anjos vs Tony Ferguson
Marcin Held vs Diego Sanchez
Ricardo Lamas vs Charles Oliveira
Martin Bravo vs Claudio Puelles
Beneil Dariush vs Rashid Magomedov
Held’s next fight: Marcin Held vs Joe Lauzon
Sanchez’s next fight: Diego Sanchez vs Al Iaquinta
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