Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Salter vs Steenis?
John Salter beat Costello van Steenis by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main event of Bellator 233, on Friday 8th November 2019 at WinStar World Casino in Thackerville.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner John Salter.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Salter vs Steenis stats
John Salter stepped into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Costello van Steenis made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Salter had advantage in power over Steenis, with a 44% knock out percentage over Steenis' 33%.
John Salter was the older man by 7 years, at 36 years old.
Salter was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 years earlier than Steenis, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 12 more professional rounds, 39 to Steenis' 27.
Salter's last 4 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.