Boxing is the only sport where you can lose every second of every round and hit the proverbial hundred run home run in the final seconds to win.
It's a tricky game where fortunes and fame rise and fall as quick as a solid right hand can end a night. In literally, the blink of an eye.
One second your on the top of the world. The next you're laying on the mat, looking up at the lights and wondering how you got there.
For the following list of men, 2012 was not very kind, and they'll be looking to find better fortunes in the coming year.