UFC 83: Cote Out With Injury, Jason Day Steps In

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Updated: February 11, 2008
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The Fight Network is reporting, UFC veteran Patrick Cote has been forced out of his fight with Alan Belcher at UFC 83 Montreal, after falling on some ice, spraining his knee.

Stepping in to replace Cote is UFC newcomer Jason Day. Day is coming off a five fight win streak after losing Cote at TKO 29 in June of last year. Day holds wins over UFC veterans Jonathan Goulet and David Loiseau.

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8 Comments

  1. roy

    February 11, 2008 at 7:18 am

    i was looking forward to that one,sucks for cote now he dosn't get to fight in canada

  2. Morey

    February 11, 2008 at 9:15 am

    Cote is on a roll, it sucks that he has to bow out this late. But I've had knee injuries and they are no joke so its understandable.

  3. dane drebin

    February 11, 2008 at 10:54 am

    damn i was lookin forward to him knokcin that cocky prick out

  4. JOE

    February 11, 2008 at 8:11 pm

    Same here.

  5. Brad

    February 19, 2008 at 10:23 pm

    Cocky maybe, but in all honesty Cote didnt want the fight, He feared it would take a little more than another lucky wild left hook.. that would be my guess. But that does suck about his knee i wanted to see belcher destroy him

  6. DanP

    February 19, 2008 at 11:45 pm

    I doubt Belcher would have destroyed Cote…. He couldn't handle Kendal Grove… and Cote knocked Grove out…

    It woulda' been a good fight though!

  7. brandon

    February 25, 2008 at 2:22 pm

    Dont worry, Day will take care of buisness

  8. RIC

    March 24, 2008 at 8:23 am

    Alan Belcher would destroy Patrick Cote, Belcher is gonna own day, cote just doesnt have it against alan belcher, who will be a middle weight stand-out this year.

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