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Bellator 117: Derek Anderson Vs. Marcin Held

bellator 117

Derek Anderson vs. Marcin Held

The second season 10 lightweight semifinal is also our co-main event, as Derek Anderson (11-0) puts his undefeated record on the line vs. Marcin Held (17-3).

Round 1: Anderson coming right out and showing his strength, landing some stiff shots. Held with a takedown just a minute in, showing his strength. Held has a leg lock and plenty of time to work with it. Anderson doing a nice job of breaking the hold. Held still working the submission, but eats some nasty rights to close the round from Anderson.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Held

Round 2: Held doing a lot more striking to start this round, as he catches Anderson. However, it appeared to be more of a slip, as Anderson quickly recovered and drops Held. Anderson with a jab that gets through, rocking Held’s head straight back. Held again tries to bait him to the ground, but Anderson will have none of it. Anderson with a takedown, but he is in the guard of Held with two minutes to go. Held with a deep triangle submission that Anderson is fighting off, but is forced to tap.

Marcin Held def. Derek Anderson via submission (triangle choke) at 3:09 of Round 2