"Obviously my good friend Chuck Liddell has been terrorizing me to come back and fight again," UFC president
Liddell stopped Ortiz once at UFC 47 in April 2004 and a second time at UFC 66 in December 2006.
White forced Liddell into retirement following Liddell's loss to
"At the end of the day, I am not his dad," White said. "The guy is a legend on the sport; he's the beat the who's who of the sport of mixed martial arts -- here and in the PRIDE organization. So to tell him that he can't have one more shot; It's tough to do."
Season 11 premieres in spring 2010 and will feature middleweights.