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Cain JDS should be #1. Nobody saw that felony mauling coming.
Money Mayweather did. He put 200K down on Cain.
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Money Mayweather did. He put 200K down on Cain.
So he says. He probably put the same amount on JDS and wonders why he ended up even.

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Um a lot of those weren't upsets at all, and most of them were less than 2:1 dogs.

In no particular order the biggest upsets (by betting line) were these:

Elkins/Brandao
Varner/Barboza
KZ/Poirier
Boetsch/Okami
Yagin/Hominick
Boetsch/Lombard
Brimage/Hettes

Barboza and Okami were 6:1, so those were the biggest in reality. Some of these don't seem like big upsets in retrospect, but we have to give credit where credit is due.




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I agree Cain and JDS should be in that list.
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Cain JDS should be #1. Nobody saw that felony mauling coming.
Can't say I agree, if Cain was a nobody HW then yes. Truth is he was the #2 HW in the world going into the fight (and not off from #1 by much). That does'nt qualify as an upset in my books, far from it.
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Not a huge year for big upsets. A lot of those weren't even upsets, or minimal at best.

It was because Barboza was totally overrated and Varner was written off, but that was a huge upset on the books.

Franklin/Le should have at least made the top 10.

Nate Diaz vs. Cerrone was a decent number on the books. And a lot of people wrote Nate off with little chance. That should have at least been mentioned somewhere.
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Cung knocking out Ace was the biggest shocker of the year for me. I still think Ace is 2 classes above Cung Le as a fighter.
Yeah, that would be my number one. I think Franklin wins that fight 9 times out of 10.
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Not a huge year for big upsets. A lot of those weren't even upsets, or minimal at best.

It was because Barboza was totally overrated and Varner was written off, but that was a huge upset on the books.

Franklin/Le should have at least made the top 10.

Nate Diaz vs. Cerrone was a decent number on the books. And a lot of people wrote Nate off with little chance. That should have at least been mentioned somewhere.
Diaz/Cerrone was 2011.




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My number one upset of the year would of been when that video came out of Cain sucking off all those dudes. Shocker.
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My number one upset of the year would of been when that video came out of Cain sucking off all those dudes. Shocker.
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Varner / Barbosa hands down.

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