Five Props that Cashed Big at UFC 223

Five Props is a column featured on after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here are five UFC 223 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds from across various sportsbooks.

1) Olivier Aubin-Mercier by Knockout (+1000)

For the first time in his professional career, Olivier Aubin-Mercier finished an opponent with strikes. Aubin-Mercier’s knees to the body sent Evan Dunham to the canvas and forced the referee to step in. Aubin-Mercier to finish by knockout paid out at a handsome +1000.

2) Rose Namajunas by Decision (+475)

In a close, competitive striking contest, Rose Namajunas landed the better strikes to edge out a decision victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Namajunas to retain the title by decision paid +475.

3) Khabib Nurmagomedov by Decision (+450)

In a title fight that was announced with just over 24 hours notice, Khabib Nurmagomedov was a large favorite to win the lightweight championship over Al Iaquinta. What did surprise bettors was that it would go the scorecards. Nurmagomedov by decision closed at +450. 

4) Chris Gruetzemacher by Knockout (+380)

Chris Gruetzemacher earned the biggest win of his career as he earned a TKO victory over fan favorite Joe Lauzon at UFC 223. Gruetzmacher’s surprising win paid out at +380.

5) Devin Clark by Decision (+270)

In the opening bout on the card, Devin Clark survived a few brief attacks on the feet to dominate the fight on the ground to win by decision. Clark by decision closed at +270.

A $100 parlay on these five props would have netted $617,726.

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