Lorenz Larkin will fight for the first time in more than a year when he meets Costello van Steenis at Bellator 258.
Sherdog.com confirmed the booking with a promino official following an initial report by ESPN. The Bellator 258 takes place at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut on May 7 and focuses on a weight gradient between Juan Archuleta and Sergio Pettis. The main card will be displayed on Showtime.
Larkin last appeared at Bellator 237 in December 2019, when he showed Keita Nakamura The former UFC and Strikeforce competitor is currently in a four-game series that also includes victories for Andrey Koreshkov, Ion Pascu and Fernando Gonzalez.
Bellator’s middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi, Van Steenis, recorded the biggest victory of his career to date on his last trip, when he made the decision for Fabian Edwards at Bellator Milan last September. The 28-year-old Dutchman was the winner of five of his six commercials in total.