Which of these fights is most likely to occur in 2015?

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  1. Breakfast Bar

    Breakfast Bar Brown Belt

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    Klitshko-Wilder
    Stevenson-Kovalev
    Golovkin-Cotto
    Mayweather-Pacquiao
     
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    SuwoopBangin Praise Be Unto The Based

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    stevenson kovalev
    mayweather pacquiao
    golovkin cotto
    klit wilder
     
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    CatchnShoot Black Leather Belt

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    Let's see:

    Cotto doesn't want to commit suicide, so GGG is a no go.
    Wilder's peeps are pretty intelligent, so they won't put him in with Wlad, as he simply isn't ready
    Stevenson doesn't want to fight anyone with a pulse at an equitable split so, that's out.

    As unlikely as it seems, I'd say the most likely to occur is Pac vs PBF. Shocker.
     
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    I agree with the exception of Stevenson. I could see demand forcing that fight into reality at the end of the year.
     
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    The Batkilt Banned Banned

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    I don't think it's demand so much as running out of other options that might force Stevenson's hand. Kovalev has essentially taken the local superfight with Pascal off the table.

    On the other hand, Stevenson isn't going to fight Kovalev unless a lot of money is on offer, and he's not in a position of strength negotiation wise. His kayo of Dawson isn't recent in the memory, and Dawson's form since doesn't help. Kovalev, on the other hand, is seen as top dog.
     
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    Stevenson/Kovalev
    Pac/Mayweather
    Wlad/Wilder
    Cotto/GGG
     
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    The Batkilt Banned Banned

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    Is there actually a demand for Wilder to challenge WLAD at this point anyway? He's fought one live body - since when was that a good time to put a fighter in with the best at his weight class? Wilder might become a top tier heavyweight; he might not. There's no point rushing him into a fight with WLAD though.
     
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    In one of Kovalev's post-fight interviews (nationally televised mind you) he was asked "What do you think of Adonis Stevenson?"

    Kovalev says "he's a piece of shit".



    Now, if THAT doesn't get Stevenson to the ring, he ain't comin'.
    It's a fight that I'd love to see, but I don't think it will ever materialize.
     
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    Cotto - Floyd 2
    Manny - Marquez 5
     
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    Plausible alternatives my wise friend.
     
  11. Breakfast Bar

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    It seems like that is who American fans want to see him fight. I'm basing that off of comments on boards like this and in the hype that the American media gave Wilder (and not Stiverne) during the build up to the fight. The idea that there is a big, athletic American HW that is going to bring the title "back where it belongs" still resonates with a lot of American fans.
     
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