Five Props that Cashed Big at UFC Fight Night 124
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 Fight Night 124 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook.
1) Darren Elkins by Submission (+1300)
In classic Darren Elkins fashion, he overcame a big first round deficit to earn his sixth straight win in the UFC. Typically Elkins grinds out a decision, but in this bout he took it a step further submitting Michael Johnson. Submission bettors were rewarded with a hefty payout of +1300.
2) Mads Burnell by Decision (+450)
Looking for his first win within the UFC, Mads Burnell entered his bout with Mike Santiago an underdog. Burnell nullified Santiago’s striking attack forcing him to grapple. Burnell had the advantage in this regard taking Santiago to the mat for much of the second half of the fight to win a decision. Burnell decision backers received a +450 winner.
3) Marco Polo Reyes by Knockout (+410)
In one of the most action packed fights of the evening, Marco Polo Reyes went toe to toe with Matt Frevola. With both fighters slinging leather, it was Reyes who landed first dropping Frevola to earn the first round victory. Reyes by knockout paid out at +410.
4) Jeremy Stephens by Knockout (+305)
In the night’s main event, Jeremy Stephens and Doo Ho Choi put in an exciting fight of the night performance in which they stood in the pocket and exchanged heavy punches. This strategy favored Stephens and he eventually put Choi away in the second round. Stephens by knockout provided a +305 payout to bettors.
5) Kyung Ho Kang by Submission (+200)
In the opening bout of the televised portion of the fight card, Kyung Ho Kang returned for the first time since mandatory military leave. While it took him a few minutes to get through ring rust, he found his way into the fight and submitted Guido Cannetti just seconds before the end of the first round. Kang by submission pad out at two to one for its backers.
A $100 parlay on these five props would have netted $477,031.