The Season 7 Bellator lightweight tournament will finally conclude with Dave Jansen (19-2) vs. Marcin Held (15-2). Their original encounter was supposed to happen to Bellator 84, but was pushed to Bellator 92 since Jansen was too young to enter a casino, the location of that show. He is now 21-years-old and is permitted inside casinos.
Bellator 92 takes place March 7 from the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, CA. The live broadcast starts at 10 p.m. ET on Spike TV. The preliminary fights will stream at Spike.com beginning at 8 p.m.
“As the largest tournament-based MMA organization in the world, Bellator MMA offers Pechanga guests the adrenaline-fueled fights they demand,” said Pechanga Development Corporation President Patrick Murphy. “We are very excited to be offering up the highly anticipated Jansen vs. Held fight, as well as a host of action packed fights on March 7th.”
Held took a decision win over Murad Machaev in the opening round of the tournament and Rich Clementi in the semifinals by submission. Jansen secured a submission over Magomed Saadulaev and then took a split-decision against Ricardo Tirloni to make it to the finals.