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Danny Castillo vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg slated for UFC 172

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC veterans Danny Castillo (16-6) and Isaac Vallie-Flagg (14-4-1) are expected to clash in a lightweight bout at UFC 172, promotion officials announced Thursday.

UFC 172 takes place April 26, 2014 at Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, MD.

A longtime Team Alpha Male product, Castillo, 34, most recently saw his two-fight win streak snapped as Edson Barboza mounted a gutty comeback to steal away a majority decision victory at UFC on FOX 9.

Castillo holds a 6-3 record since entering the UFC's lightweight division, including wins over Joe Stevenson, Anthony Njokuani and Tim Means.

Likewise Vallie-Flagg, 35, most recently saw his own win streak snapped, as Elias Silverio outworked the Strikeforce veteran en route to a unanimous decision victory at UFC Fight Night 35.

Prior to the setback, Vallie-Flagg had racked up five consecutive wins, including Zuffa victories over Yves Edwards, Gesias Cavalcante and Brian Melancon.

An updated UFC 172 fight card can be seen below.

  • Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira
  • Phil Davis vs. Anthony Johnson
  • Jake Ellenberger vs. Tarec Saffiedine
  • Luke Rockhold vs. Tim Boetsch
  • Joseph Benavidez vs. Timothy Elliott
  • Jim Miller vs. Bobby Green
  • Andre Fili vs. Max Holloway
  • Danny Castillo vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg
  • Joe Ellenberger vs. Yancy Medeiros
  • Bethe Correia vs. Jessamyn Duke