Former Strikeforce fighter Isaac Vallie-Flagg will make his UFC debut at UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar on February 2 against Yves Edwards. UFC officials confirmed the bout on Monday.
UFC 156 takes place from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo meets former UFC lightweight champ Frankie Edgar in the main event.
Vallie-Flagg (13-3-1) defeated Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante and Brian Melancon while in Strikeforce. He is unbeaten in his last 11 fights overall.
Edwards (42-18-1) is one of the most veteran fighters in the UFC. He has posted a 10-6 mark inside the Octagon, including a recent victory over Jeremy Stephens.