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Tuesday, 09/06/2011, 02:59 pm

Rich Attonito vs. Claude Patrick and John Cholish vs. Mitch Clarke Booked For UFC 140


It’s been a busy day for the UFC machine who have just announced the second and third bookings for Decembers UFC 140 event in Toronto.

Now official is a welterweight bout between Rich Attonito and Claude Patrick and a lightweight bout between UFC newcomers John Cholish and Mitch Clarke.

UFC 140 is set to take place in Toronto on December 10 from the Air Canada Centre. The only main card bout confirmed for the event at this time is set between Rory MacDonald and Brian Ebersole.

Attonito comes into the fight with a 10-4 professional MMA record which includes a 3-1 stint in the UFC. He was last seen in action in June’s UFC Live event in a decision victory over Daniel Roberts.

Patrick is a Canadian based fighter representing the Tri-Star gym. The 15 fight veteran has only tasted defeat once in his entire career back in 2002 and has claimed victory in all three of his Octagon appearances. He too was last seen in a decision victory over Daniel Roberts at UFC 129.

In lightweight action two UFC newcomers will grace the evenings undercard when the 7-1 John Cholish takes on undefeated Canadian fighter Mitch Clarke.



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