As FiveOuncesofPain.com first reported back in mid-February, fast-rising Canadian welterweight Claude Patrick is all set to make his UFC debut at UFC 115 in Vancouver.
FiveOuncesofPain.com has recently been able to confirm with sources close to the situation that Patrick will in fact face off with none other than MMA’s “Golden Boy”, Ricardo Funch at UFC 115.
UFC 115 is set to take place on June 12, 2010 from the General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
A submission specialist with a career record of 11-1, Patrick is a veteran of the IFL promotion where he competed for the Toronto Dragons. The lone defeat loss on Claude’s resume came at 185 pounds in only his second professional scrap at the hands of Drew McFedries, where Patrick normally competes at the 170 pound mark. Patrick has finished every one of his victories, with eight wins coming by way of submission and the remaining three being finished via KO or TKO.
Funch currently trains out of Team Link alongsde Gabriel Gonzaga and currently sports an impressive record of 7-1. The only defeat in Ricardo’s career came in his UFC 107 promotional debut at the hands of Johny Hendricks via unanimous decision.