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 142 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds from across various sportsbooks.
1) Mauricio Rua by Knockout (+710)
Shogun turned back the clock putting on a vintage performance after he was nearly finished in the first round. The Brazilian turned it on and got the TKO stoppage in the third round to win the fight and give bettors the biggest prop cash of the event at +710.
2) Jim Crute by Submission (+685)
Just missing out on the top prop bet of UFC Fight Night 142, Jim Crute worked for a submission deep in the third round to get the stoppage with just over ten seconds left in the fight. Crute submission backers rejoiced with a +685 winner.
3) Tony Martin by Submission (+505)
In a bout he was behind on the scorecards heading into the third round, Tony Martin capitalized on the mat to submit Jake Matthews to continue his impressive run at welterweight. Martin by submission paid out at +505.
4) Wilson Reis by Decision (+300)
Wilson Reis employed an excellent game plan nullifying Ben Nguyen’s striking prowess with a grappling heavy execution to win all three rounds and the decision. Given the circumstances, Reis by decision was an excellent play at +300.
5) Justin Willis by Decision (+245)”
Justin Willis earned the biggest win of his career landing his jab with regularity and keeping Mark Hunt on the outside to avoid his big punches and kicks. Willis by decision paid bettors +245.
A $100 parlay on these five props would have netted $530,771.