Petr Evgenyevich Yan is a Russian professional mixed martial artist competing in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
where he is a former UFC Bantamweight Champion. Yan formerly fought in Absolute Championship Berkut where he is a former ACB Bantamweight Champion.
Petr Yan also graduated from the Siberian Federal University in the city of Omsk with a degree in Physical Culture and Sport.
During Russia's 2022 invasion of Ukraine, Yan posted an image on social media of the countries' flags and a dove of peace.