Patrick Cote has no problem admitting that he was trying way too much stuff in his last fight, when he needed to stick to the basics that got him to the game in the first place. read news >>
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Khabib Nurmagomedov taught Rafael dos Anjos some good lessons at UFC on FOX 11, and the Brazilian is ready to get back on track Saturday night after losing for the first time in six fights. dos Anjos returns to the Octagon 50 days after a unanimous decision loss to Nurmagomedov and plans to finish Jason High at UFC Fight Night 42 in Albuquerque, N.M., to prove he belongs among the best lightweights in the world. "I will do my best to finish this fight," dos Anjos told MMAFighting.com. "I will do read news >>
- 4 months ago
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As Patrick Cote approaches the tenth anniversary of his UFC debut against Tito Ortiz back in October of 2004, I had to ask him whether it feels like nearly a decade since that first fight in the Octagon. read news >>
A series of illegal hammerfists to the back of the head resulted in Alessio Sakara being disqualified against Patrick Cote at UFC 154 “St. Pierre vs. Condit” on Saturday at the Bell Centre in Montreal. read news >>
MONTREAL - Patrick Cote took a fight against Cung Le on four weeks' notice, but unlike some who step up in the UFC, he was given no guarantees he'd be back.
"If I had a bad performance, they wouldn't give me another fight, for sure," Cote told MMAjunkie.com.
Cote lost, but was the first to take Le the distance. And with a full training camp, he said he's better prepared for his next opponent, Alessio Sakara.
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- 2 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - French-Canadian middleweight Patrick Cote always knew he'd be back in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He just didn't know he'd be using social media to get there.
"I did my part to get back in the UFC with the winning streak, but I received so much support from the fans on Twitter," Cote says. "They were pushing the UFC and (UFC President) Dana White to bring me back.
"I love Twitter."
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Patrick "The Predator" Cote has been scratching and clawing for the past 18 months to earn his way back into the Octagon. All his efforts have finally paid off.
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LAS VEGAS - Patrick Cote was released from the UFC after three consecutive losses from 2008 to 2010. But he never left the octagon, at least mentally.
"It wasn't like they fired me because they didn't like me or something," Cote said in advance of his bout with Cung Le at UFC 148. "They fired me because they had a business to run and I lost three in a row. That's all.
"But I had to prove it - my place in the UFC - and that's what I did in my last four fights."
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Patrick (The Predator) Cote's road back to the UFC has taken him to Brazil this week. read news >>
MMAWeekly Radio is back for Tuesday's edition of the big show with Sean McCorkle and Patrick Cote both stopping by as well as lots of debate about King Mo and the legacy of Pride. read news >>