There is always a case for the underdog.
Thiago Alves's takedown defense and striking were thought impenetrable.
Josh Koscheck and Dan Hardy had power punches and Jake Shields had uncanny submission abilities.
Up next, however, dominant welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre faces Carlos "The Natural Born Killer" Condit.
Aside from BJ Penn, Condit is the most dangerous overall opponent GSP has faced. But compared to former lightweight champ Penn, Condit can maintain a higher pace and is notably bigger for the division.
Many will be tempted to overlook Condit, but that could be a huge mistake and here are five reasons why.