Ashley Yoder to Face Xiaonan Yan at UFC Fight Night 162 in Singapore on Oct. 26

By: Tristen Critchfield
Sep 9, 2019


A strawweight clash pitting Ashley Yoder against Xiaonan Yan is in the works for UFC Fight Night 162.

ESPN was first to report the matchup. UFC Fight Night 162 takes place at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore, on Oct. 26 and is headlined by a welterweight showdown between Ben Askren and Demian Maia. The card will air on ESPN+.

After beginning her promotional tenure with three consecutive defeats, Yoder has rebounded to score back-to-back triumphs over Amanda Bobby Cooper and Syuri Kondo. Yoder owns a 7-4 career mark that includes four victories by way of submission.

Yan has lost just once in 13 professional appearances, a run that includes four victories in the Octagon. Most recently, the 30-year-old Chinese fighter outpointed Angela Hill at UFC 238 on June 8.

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