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I Shoulda Made a $10 Bet

I SHOULDA MADE A $10 BET GREATEST UNDERDOG UPSETS IN SPORTS HISTORY UFC: 2007 WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP 7-1 TO ODDS George St. Pierre, UFC veteran and Welterweight Champion, was 13 and 1 having just taken the title from the only contender to ever beat him. Serra, a relatively unknown fighter, won the right to compete against St. Pierre through the reality TV show: Ultimate Fighter 4. Serra beat St-Pierre in the first round by TKO $10 bet Payout: PHOTOS VIA UFC.COM $70 MATT SERRA GEORGE St. PIERRE 2007 CHAMPICONSHIP PLAYOFFS 99-1 WARRORS VS ODDS MATERICHS Number 1-seed Dallas Mavericks had the 6th best regular season record in history with a staggering 67 wins and only 15 losses. TO Number 8-seed Warriors snuck into the playoffs as a wildcard with a regular season record of 42 wins and 40 losses. STRAIGHT UP DAVIS 16 to 1 Warriors won the playoff series 4-2, becoming the first 8-seed team to beat a 1-seed team in a seven game series. 6 games 5 $10 bet Payout: $160 PHOTOS VIA WARRIORS.COM BOXING 42 1 1990 HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP MIKE BUSTER TYSON VS. DOUGLAS TO ODDS James "Buster" Douglas record 29.4.1 with 19 KOs "Iron" Mike Tyson record 37.0.0 with 33 KOs Mike Tyson was the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, holding the WBC, WBA, and IBF titles. This was considered Tyson's warm-up fight for the No. 1 heavy- weight contender Evander Holyfield. $10 bet Payout: In the 10th round, Douglas floored Tyson with a monstrous uppercut. As Tyson famously put his mouthpiece in backwards, the count reached 10 and Douglas had knocked Tyson out. $420 ODDS 1913 KENTUCKY DERBY Ten Point 1.20 to 1 Favorite Gowell 87.00 to 1 Foundation 2.30 to 1 Donerail 2 Ten Point Yankee Notions 4.90 to 1 Lord Marshall 183.00 to 1 A few days before the Kenfucky Derby, Donerail finished a tired 5th in Lexington, KY. Jimmie Gill 36.00 to 1 Leochares 14.00 to 1 $10 bet Payout: Donerail won by half a length setting a track time record and it is the highest Kentucky Derby payout to this day. Donerail 91.45 to 1 $914 50 100-1 1969 World Series ODDS TO It was only the Met's 8th season as a team, through their first seven seasons they had never placed higher than 9th.. out of ten teams in the National League. The Mets hold the record for the most losses in the 20th century with 120 losses in 1962. The Orioles came into the World Series after finishing the Americon League Championships 19 games ohead of 2nd place and sweeping the championship series. Met pts Mat $10 bet Payout: Mets win the series in five games, winning the final contest at Shea Stadium in Baltimore. PHOTO VIA CENTERFIELD MAZ 2008 SUPER BOWL XLII SUPER ODDS 100 The undefeated Patriots were shattering records: The first team in NFL history to finish the regular season with a perfect 16-0 BOWL The first team in all four major American sports to win their first 18 games in row. TO Scored the most points in a season with 589, beating the previous record by 33 points $10 bet Payout: Giants entered the post-season with a record of 10-6 as a wild card. $1,000 On the Giants' last drive, down by four points on 3rd down and five yards to go, Giants QB Eli Manning is almost sacked by two defenders, yet makes a 32 yard pass to WR David Tyree who pins the ball with one hand and his helmet. Giants complete the drive and score the game winning touchdown. CANIS 17 - 14 USA ENGLAND 1-0 1950 WORLD CUP In the previous seven international matches, the USA had been outscored 45-2. England's record in international matches was 23 wins, four losses and three ties. Of over 400 international reporters in Brazil for the World Cup that year, the only American reporter happened to be there on vacation. 500-1 $5,000 TO ODDS $10 bet Payout: MIRACLE ON ICE An amateur USA team, comprised mostly of college students, with an average team age of 21. A professional USSR All-Star team had won the last four consecutive olympic golds. In an exhibition match USSR had already beat the US team 10-3. 1,000 1- TO ODDS DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES? YES! 4. 3 $10,000 $10 bet Payout: PHOTO VIA 2,000 1 2000 TO OLYMPIC FINALS ODDS ALEKSANDR KERELIN vs RULON GARDNER Kerelin had not lost a match in 15 years. He had not given up a single point in 10 years. Kerelin had won three consecutive Olympic Gold Medals, and seven consecutive world titles. Gardner's best previous finish in international competition had been fifth place. Kerelin had beaten Gardner three years prior 5-0. GARDNER: 1 - KERELIN: 0 $20,000 $10 bet Payout: PHOTO VIA NEW YORK TIMES Sources: http://vancouver2010.blogs.ny Casinoe DEVELOPED BY N NOWSOURCING

I Shoulda Made a $10 Bet

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Betting can be risky, but sometimes betting for the underdog can win you big bucks. Check out this infographic to see the greatest underdog upsets in sports history.



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