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Seventeen of the best boxing match-ups for 2012

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World Boxing News lists one fight per weight class that hopefully will get over the line in the coming year.

From minimumweight to heavyweight, some of the best match-ups possible can be made in the sport.

One per division means the most intriguing fight in that weight class.

Vitali Klitschko v David Haye
(heavyweight)

Antonio Tarver v Krzysztof Wlodarczyk
(cruiserweight)

Nathan Cleverly v Enzo Maccarinelli
(light-heavyweight)

Andre Ward v Lucian Bute
(super-middleweight)

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. v Sergio Martinez
(middleweight)

Saul Alvarez v Miguel Cotto
(light-middleweight)

Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao
(welterweight)

Lamont Peterson v Timothy Bradley
(light-welterweight)

Yuriorkis Gamboa v Brandon Rios
(lightweight)

Adrien Broner v Jhonny Gonzalez
(super-featherweight)

Chris John v Billy Dib
(featherweight)

Nonito Donaire v Toshiaki Nishioka
(super-bantamweight)

Jorge Arce v Abner Mares
(bantamweight)

Hugo Cazares v Tomonobu Shimizu II
(super-flyweight)

Pongsaklek Wonjongkam v Hernan ‘Tyson’ Marquez
(flyweight)

Donnie Nietes v Roman Gonzalez
(light-flyweight)

Kazuto Ioka v Nkosinathi Joyi
(minimumweight)

An update on whether the fights happened will be released later this year.

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