Five Crazy TUF 20 Finale Prop Bets That Cashed Big

carla-esparza Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here’s five crazy TUF 20 Finale prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at Several Bookmakers. Carla Esparza wins by submission (+700)/Esparza wins in round 3 (+2200) In the main event of the TUF 20 Finale, Carla Esparza defeated Rose Namajunas via third-round rear-naked choke to become the new UFC women’s strawweight champion. Esparza looks like she will be holding the belt for a long time, as her dominant wrestling is going to allow her to dictate where all her fights take place. The props on Esparza by submission at +700 and Esparza wins in round 3 at +2200 both hit. Charles Oliveira wins by decision (+490) In the co-main event, Charles Oliveira won his third-straight fight at 145lbs, taking out Jeremy Stephens via unanimous decision. Oliveira’s wrestling looked sharp in this fight as did his striking, and he’s definitely a dark horse contender at featherweight. The prop on Oliveira by decision cashed big at +400, a fine reward for those who played him. Yancy Medeiros wins by submission (+535) In a lightweight battle, Yancy Medeiros picked up his second-straight win by submission, this time finishing Joe Proctor with a slick guillotine choke. Medeiros now has 3 wins in the UFC and looks better with each passing fight. The prop on Medeiros by submission, by the way, cashed at +535. Randa Markos vs. Jessica Penne wins Fight of the Night (+500) The best fight of the TUF 20 Finale was a three-round war between Randa Markos and Jessica Penne, a fight Penne won via split decision. It was an excellent back-and-forth bout between two women with bright futures in the sport, but Penne deserved to win. Regardless, they both won a share of the FOTN award for $50,000 each, and bettors won if they bet on this fight to win FOTN at +500. Felice Herrig wins inside the distance (+321) In a women’s strawweight bout, Felice Herrig was able to secure a second-round submission over Lisa Ellis for her first UFC win. Herrig looked awesome in this fight and has a bright future in the sport. The prop on her winning ITD hit at +321.

Written by Adam Martin.

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