After dominating the entire fight from back mount, Marcin Held was calm, cool and collected enough to pull this fight out of his hat. With less than a minute left in the first round, Nate Jolly started landing heavy strikes in half mount. However, he was caught and Held won the fight by arm bar at 4:20 in the first round.
Marcin Held is coming into this fight with 4 knockouts, 10 submissions and 4 decision victories in his MMA career. He has never been knocked out, but submitted once. He joined Bellator in 2011 and lost in his debut to Michael Chandler via 1st Rd Arm-Triangle Choke at Bellator Fighting Championships 36 on Mar / 12 / 2011. He had one fight out of Bellator in his next fight, which he won, then returned to Bellator and beat Phillipe Nover split decision at Bellator Fighting Championships 59 on Nov / 26 / 2011. He beat Derrick Kennington via 1st Rd heel hook at Bellator Fighting Championships 68 on May / 11 / 2012.
Held got two more wins until he met Dave Jansen at Bellator 93 on Mar / 21 / 2013 via Unanimous decision. He won his last three fights, 1st Rd KO at Bellator 101 against Ryan Healy, then Rodrigo Cavalheiro Correia at Bellator 113 via Toe Hold and then in his last fight he beat Derek Anderson at Bellator 117 against Triangle Choke.
Nate Jolly is coming into this fight with 2 wins by knockout, 3 submissions and 8 decision victories in his MMA career. He has been knocked out twice, submitted once. In his last four fights he has a record of 3-1. This will be his Bellator debut, which is one heck of a debut. He has three Unanimous decision wins, but one KO loss.