Then again there are also many times when the matchmaking is best left up to UFC executive Joe Silva.
The two competitors recently contacted each other in hopes of squaring off in a heavyweight bout potentially later this year at UFC 155 in Las Vegas.
Well, UFC President Dana White is going to crush their hopes because Rampage vs. Mitrione isn’t in the plans for the promotion any time soon.
“No, that ain’t going to happen,” White said when asked about the potential match-up.
For now, Mitrione will stay focused on his bout with De Fries in December, while Jackson waits to get medical clearance so he can schedule his final fight on his current contract with the UFC.
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