Petr Yan, a skilled mixed martial artist hailing from Russia, made his mark in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight division in 2018.
Holding the UFC Bantamweight Champion title from July 2020 to March 2021, Yan showcased his prowess in the octagon.
Prior to his UFC journey, he ventured into professional mixed martial arts in December 2014, amassing an impressive 8–1 win-loss record, with notable engagements in the Russian mixed martial arts scene, including the Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB).
Petr Yan Wiki & Biography
|Date Of Birth
|February 11, 1993
|Teruto Ishihara on 23 June 2018
|Russian professional mixed martial artist
Petr Yan’s Net Worth
|$1.5 Million Approx.
Height, Weight, and Color
|Height in cm
|Height in Meters
|Height in Feet Inches
|5 feet 5 inches
Petr Yan Family and Relatives
|Boyfriends / Girlfriends
|2 (Name Not Known)
Petr Yan Education School and Colleges
|College & University
|Siberian Federal University
Favorite Things Of Petr Yan
|Favorite TV Shows
Interesting Facts About Petr Yan
- Post high school, Petr pursued higher education at the Siberian Federal University in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, earning a degree in physical culture and sport.
- Yan, a devoted family man, was married to his long-time partner Julia, with whom he shares two sons.
- Early in his life, Yan took up ITF Taekwon-do in the 6th grade to address street fighting tendencies, leading to frequent relocations by his family.
- During high school, Petr aspired to learn boxing, an interest initially resisted by his older brother. Eventually, he secured training, dedicating eight years to boxing and achieving the ‘Master of Sport in Boxing’ rank in the 64 kg weight category.
- Making his professional mixed martial arts debut at the Eurasian Fighting Championship – Baikal in December 2014, Yan clinched victory with a 3rd-round knockout. Subsequently signing with Absolute Championship Berkut in 2015, he gained widespread acclaim by defeating seasoned Brazilian fighter Renato Velame and swiftly overpowering Kharon Orzumiev in just 47 seconds via first-round submission.
- In June 2019, news surfaced that Yan underwent surgery to address synovitis in his left elbow.
Petr Yan Social Media Handles