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25th Apr '16 6:32:59 AM Larkmarn
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* ''Film/TheFencer'': The fencing team that Endel takes to the fencing tournament. They're underfunded, inexperienced, borrowing equipment, and their alternate fencer is about waist-high. Yet they manage to win TheBigGame due to a [[DownToTheLastPlay last second touch by the aforementioned alternate]].
16th Apr '16 2:19:36 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* During Lio Rush's winning streak in Wrestling/RingOfHonor, special attention was paid to his apparent weakness in contrasts to the obvious strengths of his opponents before each of his upcoming matches. This was averted when the shot at television champion Wrestling/TomohiroIshii he should have earned by tradition was switched to a World title shot against the most dominant champion in pro wrestling, Wrestling/JayLethal.

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* During Lio Rush's winning streak in Wrestling/RingOfHonor, special attention was paid to his apparent weakness weaknesses in contrasts contrast to the obvious strengths of his opponents before each of his upcoming matches. This was averted when the shot at television champion Wrestling/TomohiroIshii he should have earned by tradition was switched to a World title shot against the most dominant champion in pro wrestling, Wrestling/JayLethal.
15th Apr '16 9:53:23 PM SomeoneElse17
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* During Lio Rush's winning streak in Wrestling/RingOfHonor, special attention was paid to his apparent weakness in contrasts to the obvious strengths of his opponents before each of his upcoming matches. This was averted when the shot at television champion Tomohiro Ishii he should have earned by tradition was switched to a World title shot against the most dominant champion in pro wrestling, Wrestling/JayLethal.

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* During Lio Rush's winning streak in Wrestling/RingOfHonor, special attention was paid to his apparent weakness in contrasts to the obvious strengths of his opponents before each of his upcoming matches. This was averted when the shot at television champion Tomohiro Ishii Wrestling/TomohiroIshii he should have earned by tradition was switched to a World title shot against the most dominant champion in pro wrestling, Wrestling/JayLethal.
10th Apr '16 8:56:23 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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* During Lio Rush's winning streak in Wrestling/RingOfHonor, special attention was paid to his apparent weakness in contrasts to the obvious strengths of his opponents before each of his upcoming matches.

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* During Lio Rush's winning streak in Wrestling/RingOfHonor, special attention was paid to his apparent weakness in contrasts to the obvious strengths of his opponents before each of his upcoming matches. This was averted when the shot at television champion Tomohiro Ishii he should have earned by tradition was switched to a World title shot against the most dominant champion in pro wrestling, Wrestling/JayLethal.
24th Mar '16 7:12:56 PM eroock
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See also SecondPlaceIsForWinners, for cases where the underdog loses, but scores a moral victory for going the distance. See also DisqualificationInducedVictory for cases where the underdog also loses, but manages to win anyway due to their opponent's disqualification.

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See also SecondPlaceIsForWinners, for cases where the underdog loses, but scores a moral victory for going the distance. See also DisqualificationInducedVictory for cases where the underdog also loses, but manages to win anyway due to their opponent's disqualification.
disqualification. Contrast ChampionsOnTheInside.
13th Mar '16 9:39:55 PM GrammarNavi
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* Played dead straight in MercedesLackey's ''TalesOfTheFiveHundredKingdoms''. A GenreSavvy troop leader recruits [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits an army entirely of teenage girls]] knowing The Tradition (an ambient magical force in the land) will enact this trope and make them all fight like experts.

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* Played dead straight in MercedesLackey's ''TalesOfTheFiveHundredKingdoms''.''Literature/TalesOfTheFiveHundredKingdoms''. A GenreSavvy troop leader recruits [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits an army entirely of teenage girls]] knowing The Tradition (an ambient magical force in the land) will enact this trope and make them all fight like experts.
28th Feb '16 5:25:50 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* During Lio Rush's winning streak in Wrestling/RingOfHonor, special attention was paid to his apparent weakness in contrasts to the obvious strengths of his opponents before each of his upcoming matches.
6th Feb '16 2:15:38 AM Tyk5919
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* ''Literature/ThePiratesCoveredInFur'' mostly focuses on a group of twenty-something skaters with little weapons training trying to stop a wolf pirate from destroying their city. And at first, all their efforts proved to be working, and it looked like they would triumph. [[spoiler:By the end of the story, the entire group is dead, and the city is bombed by the military. The ''only'' thing they accomplish is killing the BigBad in the second to last chapter, and by then the FiveBadBand has also been killed]].
29th Jan '16 2:55:47 PM ThemJohns
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* During Spletfests in ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'' the winner is determined by a point system. Initially, the points formula was ''popularity % + (win % x 2)'', but later updates made wins give more points, with it currently being worth ''6 times'' the win percentage, which means even the biggest underdogs have a chance to win. The biggest underdog win to date is the Pirates vs. Ninjas Splatfest: Pirates won by 64 points at ''28% popularity''.

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* During Spletfests Splatfests in ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'' the winner is determined by a point system. Initially, the points formula was ''popularity % + (win % x 2)'', but later updates made wins give more points, with it currently being worth ''6 times'' the win percentage, which means even the biggest underdogs have a chance to win. The biggest underdog win to date is the Pirates vs. Ninjas Splatfest: Pirates won by 64 points at ''28% popularity''.
29th Jan '16 2:55:24 PM ThemJohns
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* In some of the Splatfest events in ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'', the less popular team won the event in the end by winning more battles than the bigger team.

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* In some of During Spletfests in ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'' the Splatfest events in ''VideoGame/{{Splatoon}}'', winner is determined by a point system. Initially, the less popular team won the event in the end by winning points formula was ''popularity % + (win % x 2)'', but later updates made wins give more battles than points, with it currently being worth ''6 times'' the bigger team.win percentage, which means even the biggest underdogs have a chance to win. The biggest underdog win to date is the Pirates vs. Ninjas Splatfest: Pirates won by 64 points at ''28% popularity''.
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