broadcast start time:
US - TBC / UK - TBC
Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Lima vs Steenis?
Douglas Lima will face the challenge of Costello van Steenis during the main card of Bellator MMA Paris, on Friday 12th May 2023 at Accor Arena in Paris.
The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Lima vs Steenis stats
Douglas Lima steps into the octagon with a record of 32 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Costello van Steenis will make his way to the cage with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggest Lima has a large advantage in power over Steenis, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Steenis' 29%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Steenis will have an advantage over Lima, with a 43% submission rate over Lima's 31%.
Douglas Lima is the older man by 5 years, at 35 years old.
Lima is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 27 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 7 years and 8 months earlier than Steenis, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 80 more professional rounds, 109 to Steenis' 29.
Lima vs Steenis form
Douglas Lima has beaten 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Jason Jackson at Bellator MMA on 8th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel, Tacoma, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Michael Page at Bellator London on 1st October 2021 by split decision in their 3 round contest at SSE Arena, London, England.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Yaroslav Amosov at Bellator 260 on 11th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Welterweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 250 on 29th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Middleweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
He had beat Rory MacDonald at Bellator 232 on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their Bellator Welterweight championship fight at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville.
Lima's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.6 rounds on average.
Steenis' last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Lima vs Steenis?
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Lima vs Steenis US streams
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Lima vs Steenis UK streams
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