Marcin Held - Official UFC® Profile
Marcin
Held
23-7-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses:

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 23-7-0
Summary: Leg Locks

Fighter Info

From: Tychy Poland
Fights Out Of: Tychy Poland
Age: 25
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach 71"
Leg Reach 39"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
315
33% Successful
103
Types of Successful Strikes
0
103
69% Standing
12%
19%
71
12
20
Striking Defense
47
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
21
57% Successful
12
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
18
0
Takedown Defense
38
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Marcin Held
Oct 21, 2017
19
27
3
1
1
0
3
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Marcin Held
May 28, 2017
31
14
4
0
1
0
11
0
R3 KO/TKO
Loss
Marcin Held
Jan 15, 2017
20
23
1
5
1
0
0
4
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Marcin Held
Nov 5, 2016
46
30
0
0
0
1
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: Two training sessions a day and a lot of sparring
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started BJJ when I was nine. Then I had my first pro MMA fight when I was 16, and after that I realized I wanted be a professional MMA fighter. Now I can live doing what I love.

What ranks and titles have you held? Black Belt in BJJ. Winner of Bellator lightweight tournament.

  • ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship
    • 2011 ADCC Submission Wrestling Polish Championships Gold Medalist
    • 2010 ADCC Submission Wrestling European Championships Bronze Medalist
  • International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles
    • 2011 FILA Grappling European Championships Senior No-Gi Gold Medalist
    • 2010 FILA Grappling World Championships Senior Gi Silver Medalist
  • International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation
    • 2010 IBJJF European Open Jiu-Jitsu Championships Purple Belt Gold Medalist
  • Federation International of Jiu-Jitsu Association
    • 2012 FIJJA World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup Warsaw Trials Absolute Brown/Black Belt Runner-up
    • 2012 FIJJA World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Cup Warsaw Trials Brown/Black Belt 3rd Place
  • International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation
    • 2010 FILA Pankration World Championships Senior Silver Medalist
Do you have any heroes? Witold Pilecki - Polish soldier and the founder of the Secret Polish Army during World War II
 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the beginning of the way to make my dream come true. I want be the best fighter in the world.
 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I studied marketing in sport but I stopped after 1 year.
 
What was your job before you started fighting? I used to work during the holidays in London and in Netherlands to earn money for BJJ competitions and training camps when I was 16 and 17
 
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 25-0 amateur MMA. All in Poland
 
Favorite grappling technique: Toe hold
 
Favorite Striking technique: Unorthodox punches 

• Pro since 2008

• Four wins by KO, 12 by submission (3 armbar, 2 RNC, 2 kneebar, inverted heel hook, heel hook, 2 toe hold, triangle choke)

• Nine first round finishes

• Owns wins over Phillipe Nover, Rich Clementi, Ryan Healy, Patricky Freire and Dave Jansen

• Has also faced Will Brooks, Michael Chandler and Lukasz Sajewski

Career

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