Petr “No Mercy” Yan's Professional MMA debut
Yan made his professional debut against Murad Bakiev on December 20, 2014, fighting on the main card of Baikal Storm: Irkutsk vs. Omsk.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Murad Bakiev who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Petr Yan beat Murad Bakiev by KO/TKO at 0:45 of Round 3.
Petr “No Mercy” Yan's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Yan made his debut in the UFC against Teruto Ishihara on June 23, 2018, fighting on the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night 132: Cowboy vs. Edwards having compiled a 8-1-0 professional MMA record.
Petr Yan beat Teruto Ishihara by KO/TKO at 3:28 of Round 1.
Since his debut, Yan has gone on to fight a total of 11 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 8-3-0.
Winning the belt: UFC Vacant Bantamweight Championship against José Aldo
Yan won the UFC Vacant Bantamweight Championship defeating José Aldo on July 11, 2020 at UFC 251: Usman vs. Masvidal.
This was Yan's 1st UFC championship fight.
Petr Yan beat José Aldo by KO/TKO at 3:24 of Round 5.
Title loss: Losing the UFC Bantamweight Championship to Aljamain Sterling
Yan lost his UFC Bantamweight title to Aljamain Sterling on March 6, 2021 at UFC 259: Błachowicz vs. Adesanya.
The loss meant that Yan had made no successful defences of the UFC bantamweight title.
Petr Yan lost to Aljamain Sterling by Disqualificaton at 4:29 of Round 4.
Winning the belt: UFC Interim Bantamweight Championship against Cory Sandhagen
Yan won the UFC Interim Bantamweight Championship defeating Cory Sandhagen on October 30, 2021 at UFC 267: Błachowicz vs. Teixeira.
This was Yan's 3rd UFC championship fight.
Petr Yan beat Cory Sandhagen by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.
Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Bantamweight Championship loss to Aljamain Sterling
Yan lost his 1st bantamweight title challenge, losing to Aljamain Sterling on April 9, 2022 at UFC 273: Volkanovski vs. Korean Zombie.
Petr Yan lost to Aljamain Sterling by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.
When was Petr Yan's last win?
Yan's last win came against Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267 on Saturday October 30, 2021. Petr Yan beat Cory Sandhagen by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.