Petr Yan vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade Announced for UFC's Moscow Debut

By: Matt McNulty
Jul 27, 2018


Top Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight prospect Peter Yan will make a quick return to action against Douglas Silva de Andrade in Yan’s native Russia on the UFC’s inaugural event in Moscow on Sept. 15, ESPN reported on Friday.

Yan is coming off of an impressive first round TKO of Teruto Ishihara last month in his UFC debut. The 25-year-old Omsk, Russia native holds a 9-1 professional MMA record and is riding a four-fight win streak as he looks to pick up his fifth victory in a row against de Andrade.

De Andrade (25-2) defeated Marlon Vera back in February and is currently ranked at No. 15 in the UFC’s bantamweight division.

Heavyweights Mark Hunt and Aleksei Oleinik in the main event of UFC Moscow, which will take place at the Olimpiyskiy Arena.

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