Five Props That Cashed Big at UFC Fight Island 5

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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 Fight Island 5 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds from across various sportsbooks.

1) Josh Buckley wins Performance of the Night (+1400)

Josh Buckley hadn’t even won a fight yet inside the Octagon, but he set the world on fire with his thunderous jumping spinning back kick knockout of Impa Kassanganay on Saturday, which many are lauding as the greatest knockout in UFC history. Buckley winning Performance of the Night was the clear prop of the night at +1400.

2) Cory Sandhagen wins in Round Two (+1000)

Cory Sandhagen utilized his length to frustrate Marlon Moraes, injure his orbital, and then finish him after connecting with a spinning wheel kick in the second round. Sandhagen’s second round finish was good for a sweet +1000.

3) Ilia Topuria by Decision (+850)

Ilia Topuria didn’t let the bright lights of the Octagon faze him in his UFC debut as he rose to the occasion and took the fight to Youssef Zalal, winning two of the three rounds to earn a unanimous decision. Topuria by decision closed at a cool +850.

4) Chris Daukaus wins in Round One (+735)

Many wrote off Chris Daukaus against the dangerous grappler Rodrigo Nascimento, but Daukaus pressured the Brazilian, dropped him early, then finished him by violent knockout when he got back to his feet. Daukaus in round one paid +735.

5) Tom Breese wins in Round One (+505)

Many weren’t sure how Tom Breese was going to look coming off a stoppage loss in his last fight, but he answered his critics with an impressive striking display, sniping KB Bhullar from distance, then dropping him with a jab to earn a first round TKO. Breese in round one closed at +505.

A $100 parlay on these five props would have made you a millionaire with $7,918,518.

Written by Brian Hemminger

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