Petr Yan Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Petr Yan is a Russian mixed martial artist who is also a former Bantamweight champion in the UFC. Also called “No Mercy”, he is well-known for his impressive record and brutal finishing. Hence, today we will instead take a look at Petr Yan Career Earnings and Net Worth. 

After making an impressive start, Yan (15-2-0) quickly shot up the UFC’s rankings. As time went on Petr annihilated veterans like Urijah Faber and Jose Aldo on his way to the title. However, an illegal knee DQ to Aljamain Sterling at UFC 259 saw the Russian lose his title. 

Known for his striking and energetic movement, Petr is sure to have made good money from his fights. Thus, the only question in people’s minds will be: How much did he earn? Well, let’s examine all of Petr Yan’s career earnings, prize money, pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses in detail.

Petr Yan of Russia punches Aljamain Sterling in their UFC bantamweight championship fight during the UFC 259 event at UFC APEX on March 06, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Before we begin, here are some important things to keep in mind. Firstly, Nevada State Athletic Commission does not release fighter pay, so none of the following payout data for the event is official. However, we can estimate a fighter’s pay info by looking at their previous, officially-released salaries.

Secondly, Yan’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Cory Sandhagen are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Petr Yan Career Earnings

Petr Yan of Russia punches Jose Aldo of Brazil in their UFC bantamweight championship fight during the UFC 251 event at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 12, 2020, on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Credit: Getty Images)
Fighter  Result  Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance Bonus  Incentive Pay/ Sponsorship Total   
Aljamain Sterling L (DQ) $500,000 $0   $40,000 $540,000  
José Aldo W $100,000 $100,000 $0 $30,000 $230,000  
Teruto Ishihara W $20,000 $20,000 $0 $3,500 $43,500  
Urijah Faber W $66,000 $66,000 $50,000 $5,000 $187,000  
Jimmie Rivera W $63,000 $63,000 $0 $4,000 $130,000  
John Dodson W $60,000 $60,000 $0 $4,000 $124,000  
Douglas de Andrade W $26,000 $26,000 $0 $3,500 $55,500  
Jin Soo Son W $23,000 $23,000 $50,000 $3,500 $99,500  

Total UFC Earnings: $1,409,500 ($1.4 million)

A Glance at Petr Yan Asset Accumulation

Name Petr Yan 
Age 28 years old (Born in 1993)
Net Worth $2-2.5 million (approx.) 
Status Active 
Salary $540,000 ( last fight vs Aljamain Sterling)
Source of Wealth UFC Career, Endorsements 
Endorsements  Reebok, Gorilla Energy, Parimatch 
Endorsement Earnings $500,000+
Marital Status  Married to Julia Yan 
Residence Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovskaya Oblast, Russia
Charities N/A

What is Petr Yan Net Worth in 2021?

According to our research, Petr Yan’s Net Worth sits at around $2-2.5 M (approx.) in 2021. For the most part, Yan makes most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the Russian fighter is sponsored by Reebok, Gorilla Energy, Parimatch, and more. 

As mentioned above, Petr’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $1,4 million. However, Yan began his career in Russia and was a mainstay in the ACA ( Absolute Championship Akhmat). Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Yan’s earnings from MMA amount to about $1.5 million. 

With his career still blooming, the 28-year-old’s influence is expected to keep increasing,  making him a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Petr’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “No Mercy” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267. 

Sami Haider

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Sami Haider is a UFC/boxing journalist who connects combat sports to pop culture. His deep passion for the UFC started in 2018, triggered by the UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor fight. He is a passionate writer who has a profound love for the sport and the skills that are used in it. Through his work, Sami aspires to connect combat sportsmen and their enthusiastic fans.


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