MMA Junkie reported the bout, which is slated for the co-main event of the show.
Edwards (9-0-0) has already picked up four wins under the Bellator MMA banner, defeating Lee Chadwick, Falco Neto Lopes, Jonathan Bosuku and Mike Shipman. Edwards is still undefeated as a professional MMA fighter and that streak has already lasted over two years. Edwards has picked up nine wins as a professional MMA fighter, with three coming by KO/TKO, three by submission and three by decision.
Van Steenis (12-2-0) has won four of five in Bellator MMA competition, with those wins coming over Steve Skrzat, Kevin Fryer, Chris Honeycutt and the aforementioned Shipman. Van Steenis has previously headlined one Bellator card, which was a unanimous decision loss to John Salter at Bellator 233. Van Steenis has suffered two losses as a professional MMA fighter and both of those defeats came by way of decision.
Bellator London takes place on Saturday, May 16 from the SSE Arena in London, England with James Gallagher and Cal Ellenor headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on the Bellator App.