Isaac Valle-Flagg Receives New UFC 172 Opponent

Isaac Valle-Flagg Receives New UFC 172 Opponent

UFC officials have made a change to the April UFC 172 event, inserting Takanori Gomi to meet Isaac Vallie-Flagg.

Set for April 26 from the Baltimore Arena, the card features UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defending his belt against Glover Teixeira.

Vallie-Flagg (14-4-1) was expected to meet Danny Castillo (16-6), who will remain on the card against an opponent yet to be announced. Vallie-Flagg has split his two UFC bouts, defeating Yves Edwards and falling to Elias Silverio.

Gomi (34-9) is 3-4 inside the Octagon. The former PRIDE champion lost to Diego Sanchez most recently.

Below is a list of the fights announced to date:

UFC Light Heavyweight Championship
Jon Jones (c) vs. Glover Teixeira

Light Heavyweight: Phil Davis vs. Anthony Johnson

Middleweight: Luke Rockhold vs. Tim Boetsch

Welterweight: Jake Ellenberger vs. Tarec Saffiedine

Flyweight: Joseph Benavidez vs. Tim Elliott

Lightweight: Joe Ellenberger vs. Yancy Medeiros

Featherweight: Andre Fili vs. Max Holloway

Female Bantamweight: Jessamyn Duke vs. Bethe Correia

Lightweight: Jim Miller vs. Bobby Green

Lightweight: Isaac Vallie-Flagg vs. Takanori Gomi

Lightweight: Danny Castillo vs. TBA

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