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Las Vegan Drysdale signs with UFC, will debut against Oliveira in Rio


Las Vegan Robert Drysdale has signed a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and will make his debut against Ednaldo Oliveira at UFC 163 on Aug. 3 in Rio de Janeiro.

The 32-year-old Drysdale is one of the most decorated jiu-jitsu practitioners and instructors in the world.

Drysdale started competing professionally in mixed martial arts in 2010 and has racked up a 6-0 record with six first-round submissions.