A bantamweight division encounter has been added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night Moscow card according to ESPN as #15 Douglas Silva De Andrade faces Petr Yan.
De Andrade (25-2-0-1NC) has won three of five fights under the UFC banner, with those wins coming over the trio of Cody Gibson, Enrique Briones and Marlon Vera. De Andrade didn’t suffered a defeat in his professional MMA career until the UFC debut against Zubaira Tukhugov at UFC Fight Night 36. De Andrade is also a former Super Pitbull Fight Bantamweight Champion, defeating Maykson Souza Lima by unanimous decision to claim the gold in May of 2009.
Yan (9-1-0) is currently undefeated under the UFC banner, having defeated Teruto Ishihara by first round TKO at UFC Fight Night Singapore (2018). Yan is also a former Absolute Championship Berkut Bantamweight Champion, defeating Magomed Magomedov at ACB 57 to claim the gold. Yan also enters the contest while in the midst of a four fight winning streak and he hasn’t suffered a defeat in over two years.
UFC Fight Night Moscow takes place on Saturday, September 15 from the Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia with Mark Hunt and Alexey Oleinik headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass.
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