Drake shed £401,000 [$500K] backing Israel Adesanya at UFC 293.
Just several hours ahead of ‘Stylebender’ was due to defend his middleweight title in opposition to Sean Strickland, the rapper uncovered the enormous total of dollars he’d positioned on the fight.
Drake has typically gambled huge on combat sporting activities, which includes the UFC, and has attained a standing for getting ‘cursed’ due to his negative luck with betting.
At odds of 1.84, he was hoping to see £738,000 [$920K] enter his lender account right after Adesanya delivered on his favorite tag, but points failed to go his way in Sydney, Australia on Sunday early morning.
Strickland scored a heavy knockdown in round a single ahead of preventing Adesanya’s ability pictures for the future four frames to value Drake large revenue.
The 32-12 months-previous was ultimately topped the new champion just after all three cageside judges scored the struggle 49-46 in his favour.
Regardless of his name as a jinx, the Hotline Bling singer does have sporadic achievements with gambling and previously this year he landed a whopping £2.2 million at UFC 287 for a succession of bets that arrived in.
Adesanya was the man he was backing large time, and on that celebration, he managed to KO Alex Pereira to regain his UFC middleweight belt.
Nonetheless, with each individual significant will come a reduced and the Canadian rapper has also seasoned some harming losses.
Drake splashed out £200,000 [$250K] on Nate Diaz to defeat Jake Paul in August, only for the YouTube star to assert victory via unanimous final decision.
He also bet a million dollars that Argentina would defeat France in the Environment Cup final – in regular time – a match that Lionel Messi and co. would win on penalties.
Drake also reckoned Paul would knock Tommy Fury out in their bout earlier this calendar year, only for TNT to gain by means of unanimous conclusion.
This is not the very first time Adesanya has enable down the 36-calendar year-aged.
Drake went massive on a £1.7 million [$2M] gamble on the New Zealander to beat Alex Pereira at UFC 281, only for him to suffer a fifth-round stoppage decline.
It will be attention-grabbing to see if he backs Adesanya in his comeback bout.