By FCF Staff
Former UFC middleweight contender Patrick Cote is once again a free agent, following his unanimous decision win over Todd Brown at Ringside MMA 11 Saturday night. The 31 year-old-fighter confirmed his contractual status to FCF today.
“I dont know yet; have to talk to my manager,” Cote said when asked about his immediate future and whether or not he’s had any recent contact with the UFC. “I’m a free agent now but we have a lot of option.”
Cote has now won back-to-back fights since he was let go by the UFC following a decision loss to Tom Lawlor last October. This latest win comes less than two months removed from Cote’s UD win over Kalib Starnes, which took place on April 9th at Ringside MMA 10.
“I’m happy,” said Cote when asked to evaluate his 15th professional win. “I gave a solid and dominant performance. I wanted to finish it for sure but I showed a lot of new skills in this fight.”
Cote returned to action in 2010 after missing all of 2009 due to a series of knee injuries, one of which came in his loss to current UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in October, 2008. The Quebec fighter has gone 2-2 since his return, with his other loss during that stretch coming against Alan Belcher at UFC 113 last May.