Makhachev VS Volkanovski II Best Prop Bets for UFC 294

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UFC 294: Makhachev VS Volkanovski II Best Prop Bets

This weekend one of the biggest MMA cards of the year is going down live from Abu Dhabi, as UFC 294: Makhachev VS Volkanovski II brings non-stop action on Saturday. Headlined by the highly-anticipated rematch for lightweight gold between two of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world, UFC 294 is jam-packed full of electrifying bouts that you won’t want to miss.

The only way the intensity level surrounding this upcoming event could get any better is by getting some skin in on the game yourself by placing a prop bet on any of the main card scraps scheduled for UFC 294.

At Canadian Sports Betting, we provide expert insight and analysis on the UFC so you can stuff your bet slip full of winning wagers this weekend. Below we’ve provided juicy prop bets for each of the main card bouts, as well as a profitable prelim parlay that’ll have your bankroll booming in no time.

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Said Nurmagomedov VS Muin Gafurov Under 2.5 Rounds (-105)

Kicking off the main card action with a scrap between two skilled fighters, look for the opening bout between Said Nurmagomedov VS Muin “Tajik” Gafurov to come to a conclusion in Under 2.5 rounds.

Both fighters enter this main card matchup having established themselves as proven finishers, with each combatant having won the majority of their bouts by finish rather than on the judges scorecards.

With newcomer Gafurov looking to make waves in his UFC debut as he takes on a veteran of the octagon in Nurmagomedov, look for him to push the pace of the bout, forcing his opponent to match his urgency as this one comes to a close in a hurry.

Bet the Under on Nurmagomedov VS Gafurov as this opening bout finishes in Under 2.5 rounds, scoring you a quick payday to start off your UFC 294 bets.

Ikram Aliskerov to Win by KO/TKO/DQ (+120)

Hot off the heels of his highlight reel knockout victory in his UFC debut back in May, look for #11 middleweight Ikram Aliskerov to continue building momentum as he makes it back-to-back wins by KO/TKO/DQ.

Rightfully slotted as the heavy betting favourite in this main card matchup, Aliskerov will have every advantage as he squares off with a slumping Warlley Alves. With Alves currently riding a two-fight losing skid, watch as Aliskerov makes quick work of his opponent, landing damaging blows in a hurry as he shuts his opponents lights out.

Bank on the surging contender Aliskerov to continue his ascent up the UFC middleweight rankings, establishing himself as a legitimate threat at 185lbs, and earning you a +120 victory on your UFC 294 bet slip.

Magomed Ankalaev VS Johnny Walker Over 1.5 Rounds (-166)

A matchup that will have major title implications within the light heavyweight division, look for the upcoming fight between #2 Magomed Ankalaev VS #7 Johnny Walker to go for Over 1.5 total rounds at UFC 294.

While both fighters have showcased their phenomenal finishing power in the past, expect this scrap to extend past the first round, and into the later stages of the second as they look to earn themselves a world title opportunity.

With both Ankalaev and Walker having had their previous bouts go the distance, watch as both combatants avoid any costly mistakes as they take their time feeling out their dangerous opponents game plan in the opening round, before opening up their offence in the second half of the fight.

Bet the Over on Ankalaev VS Walker and watch as your account balance skyrockets as the fight reaches the 2:30 mark in the second round.

Kamaru Usman to Win by Decisin (+550)

Coming in on short notice and ready to squash the momentum of rising star Khamzat “Borz” Chimaev, look for former-welterweight champion Kamaru “Nigerian Nightmare” Usman to score the decision victory in tonight’s co-main event.

While Chimaev has looked like one of the top title prospects the UFC has seen in years, expect to see Usman remind the MMA world who he is in this matchup. After stringing together one of the most dominant title runs in UFC history, Usman is more than equipped to match the output of Chimaev.

Sporting the best takedown defence-percentage in UFC history (97.3%), there’s no fighter better prepared to stifle the grappling attack of Chimaev than Usman.

After having his chin tested by Gilbert Burns, a fighter that Usman was able to finish inside of three rounds, Chimaev has shown some limitations to his game when facing elite competition.

Bank on the massive underdog Usman to halt the hype train of Chimaev in its tracks, besting the undefeated fighter at every aspect of the fight en route to a decision victory, netting you a sizeable +550 payday in the process.

Alexander Volkanovski to Win by KO/TKO/DQ (+550)

After coming up short in their first meeting back in February of this year, look for featherweight champion Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski to settle the score with Islam Makhachev as he usurps him for the lightweight title by KO/TKO/DQ.

While their first fight was extremely competitive, it was Volkanovski that came closest to finishing the bout. With his takedown defence strong enough to fend off the Dagestani wrestling of Makhachev, expect to see Volk throw caution to the wind as he chases the knockout against his rival.

Even as the reigning pound-for-pound best MMA fighter in the world, Volkanovski has continued to evolve his game and continues to get better each trip he makes to the octagon.

Back Volkanovski to cap off UFC 294 with an exclamation point, finishing Makhachev by KO/TKO/DQ, and scoring you a +550 boost to your bankroll as we see just the fifth-ever double champ in UFC history crowned.

UFC 294 Prelim Parlay

With spectacular action scheduled from start-to-finish at UFC 294, why not score yourself a big win before the main card kicks off with our juicy prelim parlay?

Below we’ve hand-crafted a profitable parlay on the prelim action of UFC 294. With no shortage of winning wagers to choose from, this pre-built bet is sure to land you in the green before the main card begins.

  • Nathaniel Wood to Win by Decision
  • Sedriques Dumas to Win by KO/TKO/DQ
  • Muhammad Mokaev to Win by Submission

Total Odds: (+1550)

UFC 294: Makhachev VS Volkanovski II Odds

MatchupMoneyline Odds
Said Nurmagomedov VS Muin Gafurov-218/+180
Ikram Aliskerov VS Warlley Alves-625/+455
Magomed Ankalaev VS Johnny Walker-375/+295
Kamaru Usman VS Khamzat Chimaev+260/-325
Islam Makhachev VS Alexander Volkanovski-278/+225

Odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook Ontario as of October 21st 2023

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Matt Eichhorn

Matt Eichhorn

Having worked in the Sports Gambling industry since 2020, Eichhorn has expertise in all things sports betting. With experience covering various major North American sports leagues he has a wide array of knowledge to draw from when crafting his work.