KO Magazine's previous Upset of the Year was Roger Stafford over Pipino Cuevas. A year later they wrote something along the lines of, "Laing in victory is not the fighter Stafford is. Cuevas in defeat is not the fighter Duran is. If Stafford over Cuevas is an upset, then what does that make Laing over Duran?"Laing's win over Duran.