Gregory Babene
Babene
France flag
May 17 2024
Friday

Accor Arena, Paris, France

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
23-11-0

est. walkout:

TBC

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

14-3-0

The tape

40
Age
31
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
72.8" / 185 cm
Reach
N/A

Full record

SUB 1KO 1
Form
UD 3SUB 2SD 3UD 3KO 2
23
Wins
14
7
By KO
4
30
KO%
29
13
By Sub
6
57
SUB%
43
11
Losses
3
2
Stopped
0
6
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
N/A
Debut
2014
35
Bouts
17
49
Rounds
32
2 hours, 44 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 4 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Tapology
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Gregory Babene vs Costello van Steenis preview

When is Babene vs Steenis?

Gregory Babene is set to face Costello van Steenis during the main card of Bellator Champions Series, on Friday 17th May 2024 at Accor Arena in Paris.

The fight is scheduled for 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Babene vs Steenis stats

Gregory Babene steps into the octagon with a record of 23 wins, 11 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 13 by submission.

Costello van Steenis will make his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Gregory Babene's Bellator record currently stands at 5-0-0, while Costello van Steenis' comes in at 6-2-0.

The stats suggest Babene has a slight advantage in power over Steenis, with a 30% knock out percentage over Steenis' 29%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Babene will have an advantage over Steenis, with a 57% submission rate over Steenis' 43%.

Gregory Babene is the older man by 9 years, at 40 years old.

Steenis has a height advantage of 1 inch over Babene.

Babene is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in , 10 years earlier than Steenis, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 17 more professional rounds, 49 to Steenis' 32.

Babene vs Steenis form

Steenis has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Douglas Lima at Bellator MMA Paris on 12th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Accor Arena, Paris, France.

Previous to that, he had won against Kamil Oniszczuk at Bellator Milan on 29th October 2022 by submission in the 2nd round at Allianz Cloud Arena, Milan, Italy.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Fabian Edwards at Bellator Euro Series 8 on 26th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Allianz Cloud, Milan.

Before that, he had been beaten by John Salter at Bellator 233 on 8th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at WinStar World Casino, Thackerville, United States.

He had defeated Mike Shipman at Bellator 223 on 22nd June 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at SSE Arena, London, England.

Activity check

Babene's last 2 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 12 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1 rounds on average.

Steenis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

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