Patrick Côté, a former contender to the UFC’s middleweight championship will return to the UFC to face Cung Lee at UFC 148.
Cote has not fought in the UFC since October of 2010 at UFC 121, where he dropped a unanimous decision to Tom Lawlor. The loss his third straight in the promotion and was subsequently released from his contract.
Since exiting the UFC, Côté has strung together four straight wins, including a most recent first round knockout of Shooto/IFL vet Gustavo Machado.
Check out Cote most recent win.