Armchair Update: Our Picks for MMA’s Greatest Upsets

The Armchair All-Americans

After Holly Holm shocked the world last weekend during UFC 193 this writer thought it would be prudent to update his list of the best upsets in MMA history.

Courtesy of Fightnomics, the 10 statistically biggest upsets are as follows…

Biggest-UFC-Title-Fight-Upsets Apparently Tim Sylvia inspires less confidence in odds-makers than a lame horse.

But, this writer will not be following this info-graphic to a tee because he will be choosing the biggest upsets not only based on odds, but also based on the hype that preceded and followed the fight (and personal opinion).

#5 Forrest Griffen defeats Maurício “Shogun” Rua


PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix Champion Shogun Rua made his UFC debut at UFC 76: Knockout (which ironically produced zero knockouts) against The Ultimate Fighter 1 Winner Forrest Griffen.  The hype for this fight was unreal, but not for the actual fight, people were just excited to see Shogun in the UFC.  Griffen was ranked as…

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