Sam Stout vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg added to UFC 161 in Winnipeg | UFC News

A lightweight match-up between Canadian Sam Stout (19-8-1 MMA, 8-7 UFC) and Strikeforce import Isaac Vallie-Flagg (14-3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has been added to the UFC 161 card set for June 15 in Winnipeg.

Stout makes a quick return to action following his hard-fought split-decision win over Strikeforce veteran, Caros Fodor, at February’s UFC 157 event. “Hands of Stone” has gone 4-2 in his past six bouts and is a five-time UFC “Fight of the Night” winner. The fight with Vallie-Flagg in Winnipeg will mark Stout’s 6th octagon appearance on home soil.

Meanwhile, Strikeforce import Vallie-Flagg recently made his UFC debut with a split-decision win of his own, defeating veteran Yves Edwards at UFC 156. With the win, Vallie-Flagg stretched his unbeaten streak to 12 fights, which includes 11 wins and one draw.

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UFC 161 takes place June 15 at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The event is headlined by a UFC interim bantamweight championship fight between Renan Barao and former WEC title holder Eddie Wineland.

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