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Yan Xiaonan

Women's Strawweight Division

17-3-0 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

8

First Round Finishes

Yan Xiaonan

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Yan Xiaonan's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Liaoning, China
Trains at
China Top Team Beijing
Fighting style
Striker
Age
34
Height
65.00
Weight
115.00
Octagon Debut
Nov. 25, 2017
Reach
63.00
Leg reach
37.00
  • Pro since 2008
     
  • Eight wins by KO
     
  • 14-2, 1 NC in her last 17 bouts
     
  • Eight first round finishes

UFC 288 (5/6/23) Yan stopped Jéssica Andrade via strikes at 2:20 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (10/1/22) Yan won a five round majority decision over Mackenzie Dern 

UFC 272 (3/5/22) Yan lost a three round split decision to Marina Rodriguez

UFC Fight Night (5/22/21) Yan was stopped by Carla Esparza via strikes at 2:58 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (11/7/20) Yan won a three round unanimous decision over Claudia Gadelha

UFC Fight Night (2/23/20) Yan won a three round unanimous decision over Karolina Kowalkiewicz

UFC 238 (6/8/19) Yan won a three round unanimous decision over Angela Hill

UFC Fight Night (11/24/18) Yan won a three round unanimous decision over Syuri Kondo

UFC Fight Night (6/23/18) Yan won a three round unanimous decision over Viviane Pereira

UFC Fight Night (11/25/17) Yan won a three round unanimous decision over Kailin Curran

When and why did you start training for fighting? 2015. Because I love this sport.

What ranks and titles have you held? One FC, Road FC, URCC and gold title of WKF

Do you have any heroes? Li Xiaolong

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I’m getting closer to my dream

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Xian Sports Academy – bachelor’s degree

What was your job before you started fighting? Sanda Fighter

Favorite grappling technique: Rear Naked Choke

Favorite Striking technique: Boxing