Bellator MMA fighter Marcin Held now Sponsored by Connection Rio

Connection Rio is proud to announce sponsorship of Polish MMA fighter Marcin Held, who will fight in the upcoming Bellator lightweight tournament.

Marcin Held, who has a record of 15-2-0, is a jiu-jitsu brown belt and a past guest of Connection Rio. He visited Rio de Janeiro in late 2011 and stayed for 2 months, training MMA and jiu-jitsu.

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The Polish lightweight has been competing in mied martial arts since 2008, making his debut for Bellator FC in March 2011. Though he lost his first fight in the organisation he has since posted four straight victories in the Bellator cage, with two finished by submission.

Held, a leglock specialist, will meet Dave Jansen on March 7th at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California. The winner of the bout will go on to face Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler.

Check out this video of Marcin in action in his last fight, against UFC veteran Rich Clementi.

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Connection Rio is the best combination of accommodation and BJJ training in Rio de Janeiro. Contact us today and plan your trip to train BJJ in Rio.

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