Petr Yan (right) with his coach John Hutchinson in Abu Dhabi ahead of UFC 251. Photo: @johnboyboxingPetr Yan (right) with his coach John Hutchinson in Abu Dhabi ahead of UFC 251. Photo: @johnboyboxing
Petr Yan (right) with his coach John Hutchinson in Abu Dhabi ahead of UFC 251. Photo: @johnboyboxing

UFC 251: Petr Yan destined to be world champ from day one, says coach – now comes moment of truth for ‘No Mercy’

  • Six years ago Russia’s Yan turned up at Tiger Muay Thai in Phuket and couldn’t even communicate with boxing coach John Hutchinson – ‘but we didn’t need it’
  • ‘I wrote down in my notes from that day that he’d be world champion and I actually showed him that here in Abu Dhabi to remind him how far he has come’

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Petr Yan (right) with his coach John Hutchinson in Abu Dhabi ahead of UFC 251. Photo: @johnboyboxingPetr Yan (right) with his coach John Hutchinson in Abu Dhabi ahead of UFC 251. Photo: @johnboyboxing
Petr Yan (right) with his coach John Hutchinson in Abu Dhabi ahead of UFC 251. Photo: @johnboyboxing
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