A Decade in the Making: Isaac Vallie-Flagg Excited Fighting Guys Like Yves Edwards (UFC 156 Video)


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Isaac Vallie-Flagg UFC 156You may not have known the name Isaac Vallie-Flagg prior to his UFC 156 victory over Yves Edwards on Saturday night, but after that victory followed the name JZ Cavalcante on Vallie-Flagg’s hit list, you won’t want to forget him.

Vallie-Flagg admittedly didn’t take the early portion of this career seriously, mostly due to a lack of career options in the fight game 10 years ago, but he’s finally locked it in and making a name for himself in the Octagon.

Check out what Vallie-Flagg had to say in his one-on-one post-fight interview with MMAWeekly.com…

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