Main event time ya’ll!!
Season Seven Lightweight Championship
(155lbs) Marcin Held vs. Dave Jansen
Round 1. After another prelim filler and a shit load of stalling, we finally get to the main event. They meet in the center and they’re off. Low kick by Jansen, not checked by Held. A quick exchange that looked like Jansen got the better of it. They clinch and Held lands some stiff uppercuts, forcing Jansen into the cage on the feet. Held drops for a double and Jansen threatens with a guillotine but Held pops his head out. They exchange knees the each others thighs. Another low kick by Jansen, again not checked by Held. 1-2-3 exchange and Jansen connects cleaner. They keep exchanging on the feet and now it’s beginning to look as if Held is getting the better of it. Again, Held pushes Jansen to the fence and lands some more uppercuts. Jansen takes the center of the cage and they continue to circle. Straight right by both and both landed, landing in a clinch against the fence. High knee from held that didn’t reach it’s target. Big lunging uppercut by Jansen to close the round. Held has these odd looking pads on his knees, sort of like those therapeutic tape strips.
Fightline gives round 1 to Held.
Round 2. Held shoots and gets the TD and immediately passes Jansen’s guard.Jansen works to get his guard back and does so. Jansen is already looking to get back to his feet while simultaneously searching for a guillotine. He sweeps Held and get’s front headlock position and threatens with a d’arce choke.Held pulls guard and goes for a heel hook, Jansen is defending well. They’re rolling over and Jansen throws some nice right hands. Held switching to a toe hold. A few hard shots by Jansen but Held is like a pit bull with that leg, he’s not letting go. They scramble and Jansen lands in full mount. Held is not panicking, he’s holing on and breaking Jansen’s posture. Held rolls over, almost gives up his back but gets full guard again. Now another leg lock by Held, he rolls again and threatens with a knee bar. Jansen is defending it very well.Held is looking a bit tire, Jansen lands some heavy shots from on top and from inside Held’s half guard. Another elbow, you can hear Held’s head on the canvas. Jansen gives Held a little room and Held again goes for the heel hook but Jansen defends. Jansen stands up and lands a few shots to Held’s stomach before the bell rings.
Fightline gives round 2 to Jansen.
Round 3. Held looks spent and is back peddling, Jansen lands an uppercut then a left hook. Front kick by Jansen glances off Held’s chest. Jansen has more bounce to his step. Jansen is throwing lead uppercuts. Low kick by Jansen and he pays for it as Held leaps in for a double and gets it. Jansen scrambles to get back to his feet and up they go. Right hand by Jansen misses, Held shoots underneath it in a very sloppy double. Jansen stays on top and landing elbows on Held’s ribs. Held goes for an armbar then switches to an omoplata then uses the position to go to the toe hold. They keep rolling and Held snatches an inverted heel hook but it looks loose. They roll over again and held stays on his back. Jansen stands to land a few stiff shots to Held’s stomach. Held is looking for a triange, then another omoplata before the bell rings.
Fightline gives round 3 and the victory to Janses (29-28)
Official Result: Dave Jansen def. Marcin Held by unanimous decision (29-28×3)