UFC 156 has seen a lightweight bout added to bill that is sure to deliver fireworks as Yves Edwards and Isaac Vallie-Flagg are now slated to meet at the event, which takes place February 2 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
Edwards (42-18-1) is coming off of a vicious first-round knockout victory over Jeremy Stephens at UFC on Fox 5. The “Thugjitsu Master” has earned four wins in his last six bouts since returning to the octagon in 2010, with three victories coming by stoppage.
Vallie-Flagg (13-3-1) makes his UFC debut following the dissolution of Strikeforce. The Jackson’s MMA product has gone undefeated in his last 11 bouts, with his most recent outing being a banner win over perennial lightweight Gesias Cavalcante.
The 155 lb. match-up is expected to take place on the preliminary portion of the night’s event.