Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 1/7/13
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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