Five Crazy UFC FN 56 Prop Bets That Cashed Big

Claudio-Silva 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 56 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at Several Bookmakers. Ovince St-Preux wins in round 1 (+550) In a light heavyweight match, Ovince St-Preux knocked out Shogun Rua in the first round to claim his stake as one of the top 10 light heavyweights in the UFC. OSP has never looked better, and going forward is someone to keep an eye out on if he keeps improving, even at age 31. The prop on OSP wins in round 1 hit at +550, so congrats to anyone who bet it. Claudio Silva wins by decision (+423) In a welterweight bout, Claudio Silva was able to outwork Leon Edwards and take home a close split decision nod on the judges’ scorecards. Silva is now 2-0 in the UFC, and both his wins have come by upset decision. This time, the prop on Silva by decision cashed at +423, a nice take for anyone who bet it. Leandro Silva wins by submission (+500) In a lightweight fight, Leandro Silva tapped out Charlie Brenneman in the first round with a rear-naked choke. Silva has never looked better in the UFC, and a win over Brenneman should put him somewhat on the radar in the stacked 155lb weight class. The prop on Silva wins by submission cashed at +500, so congrats to anyone who bet that. Thomas Almeida wins by decision (+350) In a bantamweight bout, Thomas Almeida used pinpoint striking and solid takedown defence to pick apart Tim Gorman and win a clear-cut unanimous decision. It was the first win by decision of Almeida’s young career, and as such the prop was undervalued at +350, so congrats to anyone who cashed on Almeida by decision. (Gabe Killian, I’m looking at you). Colby Covington wins in round 3 (+775) In a lightweight contest, Colby Covington outwrestled Wagner Silva until finally coaxing out the tapout win with a third-round submission. Covington has looked great so far in the UFC, and is an interesting prospect to look out for in the future. The prop on Covington wins in round 3 cashed at +775, so congrats to anyone who cashed that.

Written by Adam Martin.

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