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UFC Quick Quote: TUF coaching gig a ‘huge accomplishment' in Patrick Cote's ‘insane' career turnaround

Newly announced TUF: Nations coach Patrick Cote shares his feeling on the opportunity to coach the 21st installment of the reality show.

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"I'm very excited. I was a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 4 ‘The Comeback,' but to come back on this season as a coach is really an accomplishment for me because a year ago I was in the middle of nowhere in Brazil fighting my way back to go in the UFC and now I'm going to be the coach for Canada, it's just insane."

-- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Patrick Cote talks to Canadian news outlet Sportsnet bout his recently announced coaching role against Kyle Noke on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): Nations season that will pit a team of Canadian fighters against a team of Australian fighters. "The Predator" is somewhat stunned from the "insane" change his mixed martial arts (MMA) career has gone through in the past 12 months from eagerly trying to make a return to the UFC by competing in regional organization's to coaching a team of up-and-coming fighters on a reality show that will be seen by viewers around the world. Cote never saw the opportunity coming and as someone who was a contestant on season of TUF, will be able to share his experiences with his group of hungry prospects.

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