The business of making fights cannot be as easy as one thinks. It’s more than just a simple matter of that which is most basic: logistics and timing.
It’s also about imagining a fight so totally that the matchmaker can see real drama in the destruction, and then make a fight that delivers on the promise of his imagination.
In other words, it’s about the business of predicting those fights that will yield the greatest fireworks show, time and time again.
But as anyone who has followed the sport for even a short amount of time knows, many is the fight that was not made, no matter how great it promised to be.
So here is a list of the fights that could have been. Let your imagination wander…