Yves Edwards Fights Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 156

Written by Tom Ngo
January 7th, 2013

UFC Yves Edwards

On Monday evening, it was announced Yves Edwards (Pictured) will welcome Isaac Vallie-Flagg to the big leagues at UFC 156.

Edwards will be entering his 62 professional fight. The lightweight was seen just last month putting Jeremy Stephens to sleep at “UFC on FOX 5.”

“Thugjitsu Master” has alternated between wins and losses over his past five outings.

Vallie-Flagg is the latest athlete to transfer over from soon-to-be defunct Strikeforce. He will be riding a 10-fight winning streak into the contest.

The 155-pound affair will appear in the card’s prelims.

UFC 156 takes place February 2nd inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Here is the show’s current lineup:

Edwin Figueroa vs. Francisco Rivera

Jacob Volkmann vs. Bobby Green

Evan Dunham vs. Gleison Tibau

Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian McCall

Yves Edwards vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg

Tyron Woodley vs. Jay Hieron

Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia

Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva

Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo (UFC featherweight champion)

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