Pat Miletich Hopes to Bury the Hatchet With Dana White at UFC 101

Dana White recently settled his differences with rivals Affliction and Tito Ortiz. Could Pat Miletich be next?

The MMA legend told FanHouse on Tuesday that he is hoping to sit down with White at UFC 101 in Philadelphia to finally settle his differences with the UFC president. Miletich, the founder of Miletich Fighting Systems, will be cornering Jesse Lennox in his fight against Danillo Villefort.

"I'm done arguing with people," Miletich said. "It's just not worth it."

Miletich added that he has been trying to speak to White for some time but both men's busy schedules have made things difficult.

Miletich's feud with White stems over the fact that White had told him and Carlos Newton that they were scheduled to be the coaches on the third season of The Ultimate Fighter in 2006. However, White then decided to go with Tito Ortiz and Ken Shamrock as the coaches, and Miletich felt betrayed. He then decided to work for the now-defunct International Fight League, and his relationship with White has never been the same.

The former UFC welterweight champion sounded confident that he will be able to squash his beef with White this weekend, and that he will return to action later this year, but stopped short at saying when or where.

"Hopefully, I'll know in a couple of weeks. ... No set organization yet," he said.

The 41-year-old Miletich currently works as a color commentator for "Strikeforce: Challengers" telecasts on Showtime. He has been rumored to be facing the man he defeated at UFC Brazil in 1998 to capture the 170-pound title, Mikey Burnett, at an upcoming Strikeforce event. In December, he defeated Thomas Denny in his first fight in over two years.

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