Yan Xiaonan

Karan 31 Jan,2020

Facts of Yan Xiaonan

East Asian
Birth Name
Yan Xiaonan


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$1 million
UFC Fighter

Yan Xiaonan is a Chinese mixed martial artist (MMA) who happens to be the first female fighter from China signed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She currently competes in the Strawweight division and is known by other names as "Fury" and "Nine." Her fighting style is based on a self-defense system and combat sport, also known as Sanda.

Xiaonan who has professional records of 11-1-1 (win-loss-draw) is expected to face Karolina Kowalkiewicz on February 23, 2020, at UFC Fight Night 168. 

A native of Shenyang, Liaoning, China, Xiaonan was born on June 16, 1989, under the star sign of Gemini. She has a height of 5 ft 5 in and a weight of 52 kg. So far, she has appeared in a total of 13 fights and won a total of 11 matches. She attended the University of Xi'an Physical Education University. She has been active in the professional MMA since 2009. 

Net Worth & Career Earnings As of 2020

MMA fighter Yan Xiaonan earns money from her professional MMA career. Since the beginning of her career, she has appeared in 13 matches where she won 11 fights. Thus, we can get a reasonably accurate picture of her pay based on official purse info released from past fights.  

Currently, she is signed to the world's renowned MMA fighting organization, where the fighters get paid a base salary on fight night no matter if they win or lose. Furthermore, the win bonus, fight of the night, and reebok sponsors play a vital role. 

UFC Earnings

UFC 238 Angela Hill  $36,000
UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2 Syuri Kondo  $31,500
UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Edwards Viviane Pereira  $27,500
UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum Kailin Curran $22,500

Total earnings of MMA fighter Yan total to $2,33,000. As of 2020, Xiaonan has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Relationship Status

Whether the 30-year old MMA fighter is currently married or single remains unknown. We do not have information regarding her personal life yet. She has remained focused on her career, leaving all things behind. The budding MMA fighter Xiaonan is determined and more focused on her career than anything else, for now.

MMA fighter Xiaonan Yan SOURCE: Instagram @xiaonan_yan

Xiaonan has not talked about her love life or made posts on her Instagram or Twitter page either. No such information on her personal life is put up for disclosure so far. Any development in her relationship will be updated soon.

Early Career

Yan Xiaonan was born on June 16, 1989, in Shenyang, Liaoning, in China. She attended Xi'an Sports University. In 2009, Xiaonan was introduced to an MMA program by her coach Xuejun Zhao and began her professional MMA career in the same year.

Yan Xiaonan has fought in various promotions. Among them, the most notable one was the Road Fighting Championship. Before signing with the UFC, she amassed a record of 7-1 (NC).

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Yan Xiaonan is the first Chinese female fighter signed by UFC. On Nov 25, 2017, she made her UFC debut against Kailin Curran at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum, where she won the fight via unanimous decision.

UFC fight between Yan and Angela Hill SOURCE: MMA India

On 23 June 2018, she fought against Nadia Kassemat UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Edwards. However, due to injury, Nadia had to be replaced by Viviane Pereira. Also, she won the fight against Syui Kondo at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2 via unanimous decision.

Yan is expected to face Karolina Kowalkiewicz on February 23, 2020, at UFC night Night 168.

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