UFC officials have confirmed that Strikeforce veteran Isaac Vallie-Flagg has agreed to make his Octagon debut at UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar, meeting fellow lightweight Yves Edwards in the Octagon on Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Edwards is fresh off his Knockout of the Night win over Jeremy Stephens at UFC on FOX 5 while Vallie-Flagg has gone unbeaten in his last eleven outings with his last win coming in May over Gesias Cavalcante. With the flood of UFC 156 announcements over the past week, the UFC is likely done adding bouts to the event.
UFC 156: Aldo Vs Edgar Announced bouts:
Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar
Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio Silva
Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia
Evan Dunham vs. Gleison Tibau
Bobby Green vs. Jacob Volkmann
Edwin Figueroa vs. Francisco Rivera
Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian McCall
Jay Hieron vs. Tyron Woodley
Chico Camus vs. Dustin Kimura
Isaac Vallie-Flagg vs. Yves Edwards
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