Gennady Golovkin had defeated all comers at middleweight since turning professional

Five fights we’d really like to see this year

With a disappointing 2016 now in the books, we only hope 2017 will deliver more meaningful fights for boxing fans than the last 12 months could muster. Ignoring ongoing promotional disputes, TV network politics and fighters’ unwillingness to step up, Knockoutpunch delivers its wishlist.