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Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brock Lesnar? UFC Boss Dana White Says, 'God, I Hope So'

Fedor Emelianenko is the best heavyweight in MMA and the best fighter who's not under contract to the UFC. Brock Lesnar is the new heavyweight champion of the UFC and the sport's most marketable star. So is there any chance they'll ever fight each other?

"God, I hope so," said UFC President Dana White in our FanHouse live chat today. "That's not up to me. I can only try so much. There's only so much I can do."

According to White, it's a simple matter of Fedor and his representatives not wanting to fight in the UFC. Fedor's people have always said the UFC's fighter contracts are too restrictive. The UFC has always said that if everyone else in MMA agrees to its terms, Fedor should, too. And as a result, it's an impasse.

I have my doubts about whether Fedor will ever set foot in the Octagon. But like White, I sure hope to see it.

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