Best rivalries that never resulted in fights?

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  1. Threetrees

    Threetrees The Voice of Reason

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    Michael Bisping vs Yoel Romero is probably never going to happen unless Romero looks like a shell of himself

    with some of the back and forth, for a minute the fight seemed destined to happen and then came along GSP
    this got me thinking, what are some other fights that seemed destined but for some reason or another never happened?

    I mean for Yoel Romero/Bisping


    holy shit promotional gold

    The other one that jumps to my mind is Fedor/Couture
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    Much like Romero/Bisping, I doubt it would have been competitive, but it seemed like it was going to happen for sure after Randy left the UFC
     
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    tito vs dana
     
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    Conor McGregor vs. anybody who isn't Nate Diaz or Eddie Alvarez.
     
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    Khabib vs Tony
     
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    Roy Nelson vs Shane Carwin
     
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    Nick Diaz vs Mayhem Miller. Luckily for Mayhem.
     
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    Kind of a silly thread. I am taken back your join date.
    Kimura vs Helio
    Saku vs any gracie

    Fast forword:
    Tito vs Shamrock
    Tito vs Liddell
    Liddel vs Wandy
    Chuck vs Randy
    Fedor vs CroCop........

    need I keep on?

    edit: whoops these all did
     
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    Threetrees The Voice of Reason

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    Yeah actually
    I want as many as possible
    Since those fights all happened
     
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    Bisping turned into a coward.
     
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    Mcgregor aldo wasn't really a fight was it.
    Rousey Cyborg
     
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    This is the right answer. <209Bitch>
     
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    not really rivalries but should have would have

    Randy vs Fedor
    Fedor vs Barnett (Dope goodbye affliction)
    Coleman vs Tim Silva
    Mir vs Fedor..... still will happen!!!!!!! Mir is underrated.
    Andy vs Jones..... WOW!
    Hughes vs Andy
    GSP vs Andy
    going down in weight
    BJ vs Saku
    Franklin vs GSP
    GSP vs Saku
    Dana vs Tito
    Rogan vs Snipes
     
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    Randy and Fedor never shared any sort of rivalry.
     
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    Sorry sherbro. I skim read. Legit thread.
     
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    Shamrock vs Shamrock
     
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    Threetrees The Voice of Reason

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    Define rivalry
     
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    Antagonism, verbal sparring, mutual dislike, hostility, competition. A contest between two people or organizations born either of an established tense competition or emotional friction .

    They never crossed paths in any meaningful event, never spoke ill of one another, and really never in any way set sights on one another. Randy did of course want to compete with Fedor to test himself, but it was amicable and professional. There was never any hype generated by Fedor on this potential matchup and the two never even engaged in a face-off
     
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    Aldo?
     

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