Marcin Held scored a second round submission victory over Rich Clementi in the main event of Bellator 81 Friday night.
Held locked in a toe hold to advance in the season seven lightweight tournament. He now faces Dave Jansen, who scored a split decision over Ricardo Tirloni.
BELLATOR 81 RESULTS
Marcin Held def. Rich Clementi via submission (toe hold) at 3:24 of Round 2 in a lightweight tournament semifinal
Dave Jansen def. Ricardo Tirloni via split decision in a lightweight tournament semifinal
Marlon Sandro def. Dustin Neace via technical submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:05 of Round 1
Perry Filkins def. Jonas Billstein via unanimous decision
Ruben Rey def. Robbie LeRoux via unanimous decision
Matt Bessette def. Paul Barrow via unanimous decision
Brennan Ward def. Sam McCoy via KO (punch) in Round 1
Mike Mucitelli def. Matt Uhde via submission (armbar) at :26 of Round 1
Dan Cramer def. Joe Lamoureux via TKO (strikes) in Round 1
Andrew Calandrelli def. Eric Brown via submission (armbar) in Round 2
Murad Machaev def. Lorawn-T Nelson via unanimous decision