Video: Petr Yan's Journey to UFC Champion | UFC 259

Relive Petr Yan's journey to UFC bantamweight champion ahead of UFC 259.

A synopsis for the YouTube video reads, "After just over two years with the promotion, Petr Yan climbed up the bantamweight rankings and claimed the UFC bantamweight title in a matchup with former featherweight champion Jose Aldo at UFC 251 last year."

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UFC 259 takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, March 6. The pay-per-view card is headlined by a champion vs. champion super-fight between UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz and challenger Israel Adesanya. The card also boasts two other title fights: Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling for the UFC men's bantamweight title, and Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson for the women's featherweight strap. Keep up with Fightful for all your event-related coverage.

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