Russian bantamweight Petr Yan hits Urijah Faber with a right hook at UFC 245 in Las Vegas last December. Photo: AFPRussian bantamweight Petr Yan hits Urijah Faber with a right hook at UFC 245 in Las Vegas last December. Photo: AFP
Russian bantamweight Petr Yan hits Urijah Faber with a right hook at UFC 245 in Las Vegas last December. Photo: AFP

Russian UFC fighter Petr Yan hits back at online abuse by Iranian novice over his Chinese roots

  • Iranian MMA fighter training in Dagestan posts insulting pictures and calls Yan ‘a Chinese and a Nazi’
  • Yan, who has a paternal Chinese grandfather and is a self-described ‘Russian, Orthodox Christian man’, fires back

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Russian bantamweight Petr Yan hits Urijah Faber with a right hook at UFC 245 in Las Vegas last December. Photo: AFPRussian bantamweight Petr Yan hits Urijah Faber with a right hook at UFC 245 in Las Vegas last December. Photo: AFP
Russian bantamweight Petr Yan hits Urijah Faber with a right hook at UFC 245 in Las Vegas last December. Photo: AFP
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