Five Props is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here are five UFC on ESPN+ 3 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds from across various sportsbooks.
1) Magomed Ankalaev by Decision (+405)
Magomed Ankalaev once again dominated his opposition, but was unable to put his opponent away. The decision victory was a formality and paid out a handsome +405 for a fighter that has been a decision king.
2) Diego Ferreira by Decision (+350)
Diego Ferreira employed a high pace to vault out to an early lead and didn’t let him up as he won a wide decision over talented Russian Rustam Khabilov. Ferreira by decision closed at +350.
3) Dwight Grant by Knockout (+350)
It didn’t look like a great start for Dwight Grant, but it changed instantly when he landed a counter right that saw Carlo Pedersoli crumble to the canvas. Grant followed up with strikes that saw the referee stop the bout with under a second left in round one. Grant decision backers were thrilled that the referee stepped in when he did as it may have been the difference if the bet cashed or not.
4) Michel Oleksiejczuk by Knockout (+285)
Polish light heavyweight Michel Oleksiejczuk has now made it 2 for 2 in the UFC with a body shot knockout of Gian Villante. Polish fighter bettors were thrilled with the result a +285 ticket.
5) Stefan Struve by Submission (+240)
Stefan Struve was put on his back for nearly the entirety of round He reversed the position in round two and was able to latch on a submission to secure a second round victory over Gian Villante.
A $100 parlay on these five props would have netted $1,333,762