Former UFC light heavyweight champions Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz are now set to fight in a trilogy rematch under Oscar De La Hoya’s new Golden Boy MMA promotion. That being said, UFC President Dana White is not too happy about the match up.
Liddell and Ortiz will be facing off live on pay-per-view come Nov. 24, from within The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Speaking to media after the recent UFC 229 press conference in New York, Dana White offered his thoughts on the match up.
“Of course I am.” White said, when asked if he is sad that the fight is happening. “I don’t think it’s any secret how I feel about Chuck Liddell personally and professionally. I don’t want to sh*t on his deal that he’s going on and I hope he makes a lot of money. I hope the event is very successful for them. But, I wish it wasn’t happening. I don’t think that Chuck Liddell should be fighting and it’s why I begged him to retire ten years ago.”