Biggest upset in MMA history? +550 underdog Larissa Pacheco beats previously undefeated underdog Kayla Harrison

The job of sports bettors is to repeat the opinions of experts and audiences based on a particular sporting event and then offer a chance to win to those who are better placed to place a bet. In MMA, where a moment’s carelessness can quickly end a fight, accountants must be extra vigilant in estimating probabilities.

However, every once in a while, fighters put on stunning performances to catch the odds completely off guard. A mind-blowing example is last year’s biggest UFC upset, where arguably the greatest female fighter of all time, Amanda Nunes was defeated by Julianna Penaand this is according to the ending.

Something equally monumental happened in the world of MMA yesterday – unbeaten before Kayla Harrison Lost to Larissa Pacheco in the PFL. For those unfamiliar with the Professional Fighting League (PFL), at the end of each year the top fighters compete in a championship tournament to win $1 million each. Like last year, Kayla Harrison was expected to take the money home due to her overwhelming status on the promotion.

However, that would not be the case as the American Olympic gold medalist in Judo was upset by the Brazilian. Pacheco+550 reported weak players. Even more interestingly, Larissa Pacheco was a surprisingly weak player with a +1400 who had to win by decision. Such is the nature of the sport, where anything can happen, that we come to love. Unlike other sports, luck can change in a matter of seconds.

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MMA world shocked by previous 15-0 loss of Kayla Harrison by Larissa Pacheco

MMA community expresses shock over first loss of Kayla Harrison (Image Courtesy - MMA Fighting)
The MMA community expresses shock over Kayla Harrison’s first loss (Image Courtesy – MMA Fighting)

As with the MMA community, she could not hide her excitement at the changing of the guard, or, more appropriately, sheer fear at the prospect of this outcome being hidden. Added below are some of the best reactions to Larissa Pacheco’s surprise victory by decision.

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This was the third iteration of the Harrison-Pacheco fight, with the American topping the top twice. Now, there will undoubtedly be a super fight in the PFL, a quartet set up that fans can’t miss.

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