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Patrick Cote talks about next fight after successful knee surgery



"I will be back in the gym fully training in three weeks or so.... I want to fight someone in the top-five or top-10.... I want Alan Belcher or the winner of Rich Franklin vs. Wanderlei Silva.... I would love to fight Vitor Belfort if he came to the UFC."

Former number one middlweight contender Patrick Cote -- who underwent major knee surgery in November 2008 -- talks about his road to recovery and possible future opponents. "The Predator" has been sidelined since shredding his knee while inside the Octagon opposite reigning division champion Anderson Silva at UFC 90 back in October. The bout resulted in a technical knockout loss for the Canadian, which he feels may have gone his way if the freak accident never happened. The 185-pound class is now teeming with possible title contenders, making his road back to the summit more than likely a long and difficult one.

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