Five Crazy UFC 186 Prop Bets That Cashed Big

alexis-davis 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 UFC 186 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at Several Bookmakers. Demetrious Johnson wins in round 5 (+1575) In the main event of the evening, Demetrious Johnson earned the latest stoppage in UFC history as he coxed the tapout of Kyoji Horiguchi with just one second remaining in the fifth round of their UFC flyweight title fight. Johnson proved once again how amazing he is, and earning the stoppage shows he’s a dangerous, underrated finisher. The prop on Johnson winning in round 5 hit at +1575, so congrats to anyone who bet it. John Makdessi wins by TKO (+425)/Makdessi wins in round 1 (+650) In a lightweight fight, John Makdessi demonstrated his elite striking yet again with a brutal first-round knockout of Shane Campbell. Makdessi was relentless in this fight, pouring on powerful, accurate punches all over Campbell’s dome in taking home the best win of his UFC career to date. Many were shy on Makdessi heading into this fight, but he won bettors big cash with the props on him winning by TKO at +425 and in round 1 at +650 Thomas Almeida has fastest knockout of the night (+450) In a bantamweight bout, Thomas Almeida absolutely torched Yves Jabouin, finishing the veteran in the first round with strikes. Almeida now has 18 finishes in his 19 career wins and is one of the most dangerous and feared fighters in the 135lb division despite being only 23 years of age. The knockout of Jabouin came quickly, slightly beating out John Makdessi’s knockout of Shane Campbell, and because of its quickness the prop on Almeida having the fastest knockout of the night prop hit at +450 for those who took the chance on it. Alexis Davis wins by submission (+850)/Davis wins in round 2 (+1550) In a women’s bantamweight bout, Alexis Davis earned an upset victory with a second-round submission win over Sarah Kaufman. Davis was getting picked apart on the feet in the first, but in the second she was able to get the fight to the ground where he’s at her best, coaxing a tapout with a slick armbar. The prop on Davis to win by sub cashed at +850, while Davis winning in round 2 hit at +1550. Olivier Aubin-Mercier wins in round 3 (+950) In a lightweight contest, Olivier Aubin-Mercier was able to outlast David Michaud and earn a nice third-round submission victory. OAM’s chin was tested in the fight, but he passed the test and when the fight was on the ground it was clear who the better fighter was. The prop on OAM winning in the third round hit at +950.

Written by Adam Martin.

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