TUF 7 Coach Robert Drysdale To Make MMA Debut At TUFF-N-UFF

Abu-Dhabi World Champion and Extreme Couture instructor Robert Drysdale will make
MMA debut against Josh Musick (8-0) at the next Tuff-N-UFF show slated for Oct. 17 from The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Drysdale currently serves as an assistant coach for Frank Mir’s team on this season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) reality show.

Being one of the top BJJ practitioners in the world, Drysdale has never took that leap to MMA, until now.

For more info on the TUF-N-UF event, check out the website http://www.tuffnuff.net/.

[image via robertdrysdale.net]

UFC 83: Ed Herman vs. Damian Maia

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According to a recent interview with GracieMag, undefeated Damian Maia (6-0) will take on TUF veteran Ed “Short Fuse” Herman on March 8 at UFC 83.

“I got back to Sao Paulo today; I was vacationing in California with my wife, where I also shot some Jiu-Jitsu dvds. I’ll be back at the UFC on March 8th to fight Ed Herman, who I don’t know, but my manager brought me a tape with some of his fights to analyze, but I haven’t had time to watch yet.”

Maia a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specialist is coming off a submission win over Ryan Jensen at UFC 77 Hostile Territory. Maia is also the current Abu Dahbi Combat Club (ADCC) champion at 87Kg.

Ed Herman is on a three fight win streak, with his most recent win coming at UFC 78, when he knocked out Joe Doerksen early in the third round.

ADCC World Championship Results

Robert Drysdale wins ADCC Absolute finals 2007


Superfight

Roger Graice defeats John Olav Einemo 5 x 0

Absolute FINALS

Robert Drysdale submits Marcelo Garcia reverse head and arm choke

Under 65kg

Rani Yahia submits Leo Vieira

Under 77kg

Marcelo Garcia submits Pablo Popovitch

Under 88kg

Demian Maia over Flavio Almeida

Under 99kg

Xande Ribeiro over Braulio Estima

Over 99kg

Fabricio Werdum over Rolles Gracie