Contender Series Graduates: Adrian Yanez

Опубліковано 8 вер 2021
Adiran Yanez earned a UFC contract during the 4th season of Dana White's Contender Series with a lightning-quick finish and hasn't looked back since. In all three of his UFC bouts since earning a contract Yanez has earned a Performance of the Night bonus.

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  • Rad🐸🍺🔪🔥

  • remember seeing him on the holland vs brunson card, and i was impressed how calculated he was. He has beautiful striking. I like this this guy.

  • I trained at metro fight club at the same time as him before he got to the ufc ... before coach Saul soliz died . Rip . He left a lot of great fighters here

  • Mini gamebred is money baby!!!

  • I’ve been screaming Yanez could be champion one day with the correct coaches 💯

    • Coach Saul soliz was a great coach he just died . Search em up . He trained some of the best to ever do it . RIP coach Saul soliz

  • Good edition to the ufc

  • I wanna see vs Sean O’Malley

  • shoutout mma twitter!

  • Yanez loves striking so much. Would love to see him train under Trevor Wittman

    • @The Son of the BattleCry Because of the Trevor's style & Yanez's jab inconsistencies. Yanez jabs only to set up a looping overhand right to the dome which let him take insane amount of damage.

    • Why ? He’s obviously under great coaching already

  • i seen a rumor Yanez vs O’Malley targetted for 269… omg if that fight happens its a striking art piece we are bout to witness 🤩🤩

  • This guy will KO Sean o malley

  • Yanez costa was my favorite fight of the year 🔥

  • His boxing is gorgeous

  • Him and Jack shore are the new blood of the bantamweight division

  • Yanez vs Yadong, book it!

    • thats a very good fight yanez is fighting davey grant

  • we all love yanez, always excited to watch him fight

  • Get hella excited when I know yanez is fighting,his boxing is crisp 👌

  • the next masvidal


  • Latino Gang?

  • Yanez V O’Malley would be fun, but Sean’s too busy looking for more factory workers

  • DC: Yanez needs to parry and jab Yanez: Bet

  • The guy staying on his feet deserves a contract

  • Super good stoppage.

  • Glad that my coach is getting the recognition he deserves!! 👏

  • ✨⭐️✨💞💖💞💖💞💖💞💖💞✨⭐️✨

  • Made me a fan in his debute, hes got alot of potential

  • Love this dude!!

  • straight outta HOUSTON TX, LETS FUCKIN GO

  • 🙏🏻

  • How come no one talks about that oblique kick Yanez landed on Costa?

  • Legit fave new prospect. He, along with Brad Riddel GIGA, and Micheal Peirea, the guy who knocked out izzy, are some of my favorite new fighters, all with world-class striking and solid wrestling defense.

  • No lie I'm a fan of this dude.

  • Bantamweight is on fire!

  • Definitely reminds me of young masvidal but a bit more advanced haha can’t wait for his upcoming fights

    • No he’s not more advanced lol masvidal already had 30 fights at this dudes age and fought for a world championship

  • I know bantamweight is a shark tank right now but was really shocked they didn't throw him in the top 15 after his last fight. They definitely give some love to contender series guys and figured 3 performance of the night finishes to start the career would have done it.

    • @Aljamain Nightmare that makes a ton of sense and would be a banger but i imagine Song will want to fight someone ranked higher for once. He's fought all the surging newcomers of the division while being insanely young himself so think it would be cool to throw him some experienced vet whose ranked higher.

    • Yeah, and Yadong ranked top 15 I think Yanez vs Yadong makes sense

  • Oh mate that first fight where he took the step before the finish reminded me of an anime character. Ken from Fist of the North Star. You're already dead. DADADADADADADADA *head pop*

  • Yanez & Costa had a fun little side bet on the fight. Whoevers win gets a month worth of what they like. Costa wit Reese's peanut butter cups & Yanez wit Dr.Pepper. It was a exciting fight for 2 rounds. Props to both guys. 💪

  • This guys so awesome, really hope he becomes a champ

  • What a talent. Perfect use of energy for his shots

  • Deserves more hype

  • Yanez is Legit AF. It's beautiful watching him fight and in his last fight he showed the heart of a Warrior and the skills too. Meanwhile Omaly just crushes cans and turns down fights.

    • @Justin Holland Excuses. He also blamed it on hurt hands and on his coaches grappling contests. He's an excuser maching and won't fight legit opponents since he got KOd by Chito. He turned down the Chito rematch too. What a bozo clown shoes.

    • @꧁༺Galactus༻꧂ eddie was 36 thats the same age as jorge, not old, and again besides costa who notable has yanez beat? yanez is a great fighter i like them both but it seems like you just have a wierd bias towards ommally aka your a hater, . btw if omalley was garbage how was he able to be ranked in arguably the second most stacked division in the ufc? great way to invalidate your illogical opinion

    • @꧁༺Galactus༻꧂ he already explained he turned it down because of taxes, im sure you dont like taxes right? or are you too young to even care for them?

    • @Justin Holland I doubt anyone but Can crusher Omaley would turn down a fight with Edgar in NY. He cries about money then turns down his chance to level up in the money game. He's garbage.

    • @Justin Holland Beating up worn out old mean with many KO losses then beating a guy that isn't even in the UFC are lame. He needs to beat a legit opponent to get respect.

  • The shots in the first knockout were so accurate. This kids clean with his strikes

  • Dude can box he really can, he also has crazy reflexes good luck to anyone standing with him

  • Dr. Pepper for life

  • . .

  • Nice soundtrack, UFC. You should use it more =J

  • Why did you only show two of his fights you shoulda showed all his ufc fights

  • Amazing

  • Shout out to UFC for giving this guy the recognition he deserves, the guy is crisp!



    • Showed tremendous heart last night ✊


  • this guy is awesome

  • UFC "Okay guys let's promote Adrian Yanez what shall we post?" Media Team "Post his UFC finishes he is 4 for 4 so far" UFC "Okay sure but we should leave out his two one shot walk off KO's right?" Media Team "Marvin you handle this" Marvin "HoW iS tHaT eVeN a QuEsTiOn?"

  • I used to buy percs from his older brother!!! Go Adrian!!

  • His fight with Costa was so unbelievably entertaining for such young guys. They’re both so high level and barely into their fighting careers and they put on a banger. Super excited for Yanezs future

    • These 2 could meet again in the future among the best should they continue to improve.




    • As In ranking tbh


  • Nasty indeed

  • This guy is gonna be such a huge problem in the rankings honestly some of the sharpest hands in the entire division

  • His last fight was so much fun to watch.

  • Bjj black belt too

  • Great fighter excited for his future.

  • Should've showed his other finishes

  • Intelligent, incredibly talented and creative, also a great human being. Him and Cory are my favourites in BW

  • Crisssspy hands

  • Boxing offense is as good as it gets. Boxing defense needs a little work though. Costa hit him a few too many times for my liking. The chin won't last forever.

  • They missed his UFC debut. Dude is a great boxer and has a great future ahead,




  • This is actually young Masvidal reincarnated as a bantamweight to avenge his loss to Assuncao

  • Bantamweight Masvidal

  • 👋👋👋👋

  • Future is bright for him 👍👊

  • 👍👍👍👍

  • Good fighter, good background, great mixture for a title contender. Keep an eye out for this kid

  • Yanez dat boi💪🏽