Police have released an image of cash recovered after they stopped a mixed martial arts world champion who had just delivered two kilos of cocaine as part of a major drugs conspiracy.

A total of just over £72,000 was found in a Mercedes car driven by Przemyslaw Mysiala, 41, which was stopped on the A11, near Attleborough.

It was after he had been seen by police delivering two kilos of cocaine at a rendezvous in Trowse, on the outskirts of the city.

Eastern Daily Press: Two kilos of cocaine recovered by police after a drop off at TrowseTwo kilos of cocaine recovered by police after a drop off at Trowse (Image: Norfolk Constabulary)The image has been released by police after Mysiala, or 'the Polish Bear' as fight fans know him, was jailed for seven years having been found guilty of being concerned in the supply of class A drugs and possession of criminal property.

Eastern Daily Press: Przemyslaw MysialaPrzemyslaw Mysiala (Image: Norfolk Constabulary)The stop, on December 8 2021, was part of a police operation, that started in June 2021, which smashed a drugs network with 13 people arrested.

Seven co-defendants were last year sentenced to almost 60 years in prison after pleading guilty to their roles in the conspiracy last year.

Eastern Daily Press: Other gang members jailed as part of the conspiracyOther gang members jailed as part of the conspiracy (Image: Norfolk Police)Mysiala, from Berkshire, who was the previous holder of the Ultimate Warrior Challenge and Extreme Brawl world titles, as well as being a member of the Ultimate Fight Championship.

A sentencing hearing held on Thursday heard imprisonment would signal the "kiss of death" to his fighting career.

Jailing Mysiala, Recorder Ruth Brander said he had played a "significant" role and was a "trusted" part of the operation.

Speaking after the sentencing hearing, Det Sgt Eddie Hammond said: “Members of the Norfolk and Suffolk Serious and Organised Crime Unit worked tirelessly over a long period of time during this complex investigation.

"Mysiala is the last member of the group to be convicted after being found guilty at trial. We would like to thank the jury for their attention and diligence during the trial.

"The convictions achieved during this investigation mark the conclusion of a protracted but successful investigation into this network.  

"Organised Crime Groups like this make serious money out of commercial drug supply which largely involves exploiting vulnerable people including drug users for financial gain.

"This causes misery to all involved including the families of those who are addicted to drugs and the communities around them.

"Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies will continue to actively seek and disrupt organised drug networks, bringing those involved to justice."