zdeno charaZdeno Chara rarely looks up at a player in the NHL, so it was understandably amusing when Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith attempted to challenge the much larger Chara.

Chara seemed to realize Smith’s mistake even before Smith did, and it prompted a look back at some of the most mismatched fights from the NHL.

From heavyweights beating down on an unfortunate victim, to small scrappy players taking it to a giant on skates, there have been plenty of mismatches and surprises in the fighting department.

Click here to take a look at the biggest mismatched fights in the NHL >>