Costello van Steenis (Bellator MMA)

Bellator Euro Series 8 Results: Van Steenis Edges Edwards, Shipman Outworks Penini

On Saturday, Sept. 26, Bellator MMA visited the Allianz Cloud in Milan, Italy for the latest installment of its European series.

In the main event, undefeated English slugger Fabian Edwards met Dutchman Costello van Steenis. Edwards had opened his career with nine straight victories, including four straight under the Bellator banner. Van Steenis suffered the second defeat of his career in his last outing, a decision loss to John Salter.

The preliminary card streamed live on the promotion’s YouTube page at 1:15 p.m. ET. The three-fight main card aired live above at 5 p.m. ET.


Costello van Steenis def. Fabian Edwards by split decision (28-29, 28-27, 29-28)
Mike Shipman def. Pietro Penini by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Will Fleury def. Kent Kauppinen by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
George Hardwick def. Nicolò Solli by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Ion Pascu def. Stefano Paternò by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Alfie Davis def. Akonne Wanliss by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Daniele Scatizzi def. Gavin Hughes by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 1:41
Aidan Lee def. Jeremy Petley by knockout (knee). Round 2, 1:22
Frans Mlambo def. Cory Tait by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-27)
Luke Trainer def. Alex O’Toole by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 1:22
Richie Smullen def. Harry Hardwick by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Chiara Penco def. Aleksandra Toncheva Plamenova by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 4:27
Danni Neilan def. Claire Lopez by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 3:45