Former Middleweight turned Welterweight Patrick ‘The Predator’ Cote has signed a new multi-fight deal with the UFC. Cote’s next 4 fights will happen in the octagon as the UFC was impressed with his UFC 158 welterweight debut against Bobby Voelker. With the news coming that the next Ultimate Fighter series will be between Canada and Australia, many are speculating that Cote could be the coach chosen for Canada. Cote says it would nice to be a part of a season of TUF where he represented
Cote spoke about the deal and the possible coaching stint on TUF with Bleacher Report:
“I’m ready for that. I really hope they are thinking of me. I have no idea what they are thinking about. I just signed a four-fight deal with the UFC. We’ve talked about my next fight, but nothing is signed, nothing has been decided. They just announced the TUF Canada vs. Australia and everybody has gone crazy on Twitter trying to help me become the coach of Team Canada. I appreciate the support from everybody, maybe it’s going to help.”
“If they ask me to do it for sure, I’ll say yes. It would be a big honor for me. I have the experience as a contestant, and to be there as a coach and to represent my country, I think it would be nice for everybody there. I’m pretty well known in Quebec with the French television broadcasts I’ve been doing.
….I would go there to help those guys. I would not go there for my personal exposure. I want to help and share what I know with those guys. I did my first fight like 10 years ago. So maybe I’m not the best in every aspect, but I’m good in all areas and I think I could help those guys learn.”
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