As 2012 continues to take shape for future fights, there are matches that have yet to be made that fans dream of seeing. Most of these were left over from 2011, but some started to be imagined as other fights took place throughout the year.
Unfortunately, most seem like pipe dreams right now, with precious few having been already made.
That means that some fights might not get made, especially because of outside forces, but others still have a chance. As always, boxing fans are the ultimate pessimists who remain hopeful.
That should be an oxymoron but it explains those who watch the sport perfectly.
Here are the fights boxing fans hold out hope will happen in 2012 along with a few that have already been made.