Steenis has stated that he started training in MMA simply to learn to defend himself and wanted to join the Dutch army because he "couldn't think of anything else to do". After his coach encouraged him to continue pursuing MMA, Steenis eventually ended up representing Netherlands in MMA.  Steenis also has family in the Philippines. 
Total fights: 11, wins: 10, loss: 1, draw: 0. Current streak: 4 wins. Last fight: May 25, 2018. Affiliated with: MMA Vlaardingen.