Rossi v Marquez
Few of Rossi’s rivalries have come to a head as spectacularly as his feud with Marc Marquez in 2015. Starting out as good friends, the relationship began to sour at the start of the year – and got much worse when Rossi accused him of interfering with the championship battle at Phillip Island.
It came to a head at Sepang when they pair engaged in a virtual punchup on track. Rossi faced sanctions, court battles, and a bitter falling out not only with Marquez but also his own team-mate Jorge Lorenzo.
It’s a miracle either of them stayed on