"I know that's what he wants. No. Sorry, Stephan. We usually bring in guys that are champions," White said (thanks to MMAWeekly.com for transcribing). "Stephan and Forrest, believe me, you guys know I love Stephan and Forrest. We celebrate Stephan and Forrest every day. But it's not going to happen."
The two met in the finals of the original Ultimate Fighter show, a bout many consider the turning point in the immediate growth of the UFC. Griffin, a former UFC light heavyweight champion, also won the rematch between the two.
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