Boxing: The 20 Biggest Upsets in Recent History

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Boxing: The 20 Biggest Upsets in Recent History
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Certainly one of the biggest upsets in boxing history.

Boxing is the one sport in which you can lose every minute of the contest and still come out with the victory. The one sport, where you can hit a 100-run home run in the ninth inning to win the game.

That's why we watch. A fighter is never truly out of the fight, until that final bell rings. 

We also watch to root for the underdog. The guy who supposedly has no shot to win but shocks the world by fighting that perfect fight or landing that one big shot.

The following is a list of the 20 men who pulled off a feat that many felt was impossible. The 20 men who scored the biggest upsets in recent boxing history.

A special thank you to my fellow Bleacher Report featured columnist Michael Walters, whose insight, ideas and advice were crucial to this article.

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