Drake misplaced $2 million on the UFC middleweight title combat between middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and beat Alex Pereira.
On Saturday (Nov. 12), earlier than the combat began, Drake jumped on his Instagram Story to share that he wager $2 million on Adesanya to defeat Pereira of their UFC 281 middleweight title combat at New York Metropolis’s Madison Sq. Backyard. Drizzy captioned the screenshot of his betting ticket, “Been targeted on the album gotta get again to stacking up.” He additionally tagged sports activities betting app Stake, which he partnered with earlier this yr.
Welp, Drake misplaced two million stacks after Adesanya’s defeat.
After 4 rounds, it appeared Adesanya was profitable the combat. Nonetheless, Pereira delivered a sequence of physique blows to tug off a surprising upset by scoring a TKO within the fifth spherical and profitable the UFC middleweight title.
This isn’t the primary time the 6 God has misplaced some massive cash betting on UFC fights. Again in March, Drake misplaced $275,000 betting towards Colby Covington in UFC 272. In Could, Drake needed to cough up $550,000 after betting on Justin Ray Gaethje to beat Charles Oliviera in UFC 274. Oliviera gained that matchup.
In August, the Toronto rap star acquired known as out by MMA fighter Leon Edwards after he wager towards him in his UFC 278 combat towards Kamaru Usman. Edwards defeated Usman and Drizzy took a $200,000 loss.
Leon Edwards was requested about Drake betting towards him within the post-fight interview.
“Subsequent time, wager on me and get me a type of Rolexes that you just gave Molly [McCann] and Paddy [Pimblett]. Ship one my method,” Edwards said.
Edwards is referring to Drake promising MMA fighters Paddy Pimblett Molly McCann Rolex watches after he gained over $2 million betting on the fighters in July.
After shedding $2 million, folks may recommend that Drake take a break from UFC betting and stack his cash elsewhere.