We feature two upsets per year, the most “noteworthy” and the most “lopsided”.

The most “noteworthy” upset is based on a net difference of pre-fight rating points, normalized by division.

This was not a big year for notable upsets, but the most noteworthy based on our standards was: Josh Sampo UD(3) Antonio Banuelos.  For this win Sampo also earns the “most improved” award.

 

The most “lopsided” upset is based on the largest divisible difference between pre-fight rating points.

The upset that makes the notability cut is Ilir Latifi UD(3) Tony Lopez.

In the world of obscurity, quite possibility the biggest upset in history took place — assuming the previous records are correct (a main reason we have a notability requirement).  On 9/8, a previously 0-3 fighter named Ben Santiago TKO’d Paulo Goncalves Silva, who was ranked and held a previous record of 18-7.

 




Posted on December 25, 2012 by jcs

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    • TLC says:

      How did Tyson Nam over Dantas not win?

      Also not surprise that this award was at the expense of Antonio Banhuevos, who’s ranking I’ve been criticizing for years now on this site.


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