Five Crazy UFC Fight Night 40 Prop Bets That Cashed Big

costa-philippou Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on after every UFC event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card Here’s five crazy UFC Fight Night 40 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at Several Bookmakers. Matt Browns wins in round three (+950) In the main event of the evening, Matt Brown defeated Erick Silva via vicious third-round stoppage with a barrage of strikes that left the young Brazilian lying on the canvas wondering what his future in the sport is. Brown was the underdog in the fight, and one of the props on him cashed big. That was Brown wins in round three, which hit at +950. Nice job if you nailed that one. Costas Philippou wins by T/KO (+640)/Philippou wins in round one (+1100) In the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 40, Costas Philippou defeated Lorenz Larkin via stoppage from punches in one of the more surprising finishes of the night. Although Larkin was the favorite going into the fight, Philippou proved he should have been taken more seriously with a brutal first-round win. The prop on Philippou wins by T/KO cashed at +640 and the prop on Philippou wins in round one cashed at +1100. Daron Cruickshank wins by T/KO (+1375)/Cruickshank wins in round one (+1950) A lightweight contest between Daron Cruickshank and Erik Koch wasn’t supposed to end the way it did, but MMA is a crazy, unpredictable sport and Cruickshank won the fight with a vicious knockout in round one as a big dog. The prop on Cruickshank via T/KO cashed at +1375 and the prop on Cruickshank wins in round one hit at +1950. Nice job if you bet either one. Zak Cummings wins by decision (+1065) In a welterweight bout, Zak Cummings defeated Yan Cabral via unanimous decision in a pretty big upset. Most figured Cabral would have the grappling advantage but he gassed badly as the fight went on while Cummings got the better of him with his wrestling and striking for the win. Cummings by decision scored at +1065, a nice hit for anyone who played it. Johnny Eduardo wins by T/KO (+1500)/Eduardo wins in round one (+1850) In one of the biggest upsets in MMA history, Johnny Eduardo knocked out Eddie Wineland with punches in the first round. No one expected Eduardo to win the fight and yet he proved everyone wrong with a brutal stoppage. The prop on Eduardo by T/KO hit at +1500 and the prop on Eduardo wins in round hit at +1850. Congrats to anyone who had money on either of those props.

Written by Adam Martin.

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