Petr Evgenyevich Yan

Petr Evgenyevich Yan  (born 11 February 1993)

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.

As of January 24, 2021, he is #9 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings.

Yan was born to a father of mixed Chinese-Russian descent and a Russian mother.

Petr Yan also graduated from the Siberian Federal University in the city of Omsk with a degree in Physical Culture and Sport.

Yan and his wife have two sons.

During Russia's 2022 invasion of Ukraine, Yan posted an image on social media of the countries' flags and a dove of peace.