Allianz Cloud, Milan, Italy
Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Steenis vs Edwards?
Costello van Steenis beat Fabian Edwards by split decision in their 3 round contest, during the main event of Bellator Euro Series 8, on Saturday 26th September 2020 at Allianz Cloud in Milan.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Costello van Steenis.
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).
Steenis vs Edwards stats
Costello van Steenis stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 5 by submission.
Fabian Edwards made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 9 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested that Steenis and Edwards have similar power, both with a 33% knock out percentage.
Costello van Steenis was the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Steenis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 5 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 3 years and 1 month earlier than Edwards, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 8 more professional rounds, 27 to Edwards' 19.
Edwards' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.