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+ 11 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds from across various sportsbooks.
1) Anthony Smith by Submission (+1200)
Anthony Smith took advantage of a failed takedown by Alexander Gustafsson to take the Swede’s back. On the ground he utilized ground and pound to soften Gustafsson up and then was able to latch in a rear naked choke to earn the victory. Smith by submission paid a stunning +1200 and was the biggest prop cash of the night
2) Leonardo Santos by Knockout (+1050)
The submission grappler showed he’s not just a submission specialist when he foored Steven Ray with a straight right hand midway through the opening round for a knockout victory. Santos by knockout closed +1050
3) Joel Alvarez by Knockout (+950)
In the opening fight of the night, Joel Alvarez brutalized Danilo Belluardo on the mat forcing the referee to step in and stop the bout in the second round. It was Alvarez’s first victory in the UFC. For those brave enough to bet Alvarez by knockout were rewarded with a +950 winner
4) Bea Malecki by Submission (+835)
Bea Malecki looked in trouble throughout her bout with Eduarda Santana, but once she had position on the ground, she took advantage and secured a rear naked choke. Malecki by submission paid out at +835
5) Makwan Amirkhani by Submission (+480)
In a closely lined fight, Makwan Amirkhani rose to the occasion securing an anaconda choke in the second round to grab the victory over Chris Fishgold. Mr. Finland by submission provided bettors a +480 winner
A $100 parlay on these five props would have netted a stunning $8,512,654.