The 20 Biggest Upsets in MMA History
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Joey Beltran (+750) upsets Rolles Gracie (-1500)

Technical Knockout (punches), Round 2

UFC 109: Relentless — 2/6/2010

Rolles Gracie was the man many people hoped would put the Gracie name back in contention in the UFC. As such, he garnered a decent level of hype before he even made his promotional debut. The UFC tossed him Joey Beltran, an unknown brawler who was coming off a surprising win over UFC veteran Houston Alexander.

To say Gracie underperformed would be an understatement. He looked okay in round one until he completely gassed out and simply had nothing to offer come round 2. What ensued was pathetic. Rolles sauntered about the cage, barely able to stand, until Beltran eventually took the grappler’s back and pummeled him until the referee intervened This performance was so dreadful it caused the immediate termination of Rolles Gracie’s UFC contract. Yep, it was that bad.



Opening line: +275 — Bookmaker

Peak line: +750 — Bovada

Closing line: +750 — Bovada

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