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- Canadian middleweight Patrick “The Predator” Cote will be out until 2010 after undergoing surgery to repair his injured MCL. Cote originally injured his knee in his UFC 90 title bout with Anderson Silva and is now expected to be out until at least February. [Sportsnet]
- Following WEC 42, $10,000 bonuses were handed out for Knockout of the Night, Submission of the Night, and Fight of the Night. The winners were Brian Bowles (KOTN), Rani Yahya (SOTN), and Dominick Cruz and Joseph Benavidez (FOTN). [MMAWeekly.com]
- Well it looks like PRIDE Championship Fighting is back! SpikeTV and Zuffa have announced that Spike will debut a “Best of PRIDE Fighting Championships” series beginning in January. [MMA Junkie]
- The Ultimate Fighter veteran C.B. Dollaway will be returning to the cage at UFC Fight Night 19 in a middleweight bout with Dan Miller. Miller was originally expected to face Aaron Simpson after Ed Herman was given a fight with Wilson Gouveia but following a Gouveia injury the Simpson-Herman bout is back on. [MMAWeekly.com]
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