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UFC 173 - Greatest Upset Ever?

Was T.J. Dillashaw's victory the greatest upset in UFC history?
By: Jeff Wagenheim, Sports Illustrated
"Taylor Jeffery Dillashaw, UFC bantamweight champion. Rolls off the tongue, doesn't it?

"Here's another one to try on for size: Greatest Upset in UFC history.

"Was it? Was Saturday night's technical knockout of Renan Barão -- he of the 33-fight, nine-year unbeaten streak -- really the most surprising result in the fight promotion's 20 years? That was one of the muddling thoughts that were ping-ponging around the old cranium even as the fifth round of the UFC 173 main event was unfolding, with the great Barão still on his feet but lumbering like a dead man walking. These head-scratching, skull-pounding stimuli, scattered brain synapses unable to be neatly organized while a magic show was happening right before our wide eyes, kept coming and coming, as relentless as Dillashaw's withering attack and no less disorienting."

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