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UFC: Drake Wins $1.84 Million Wager On Adesanya vs. Pereira Fight

The Canadian rapper and entrepreneur, Drake, made a big bet on the recent UFC middleweight championship fight between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira

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UFC: Drake Wins $1.84 Million Wager on Adesanya vs. Pereira Fight

Drake, a Canadian rapper won $1.84 million following Israel Adesanya’s knockout of Alex Pereira at UFC 287 to reclaim his Middleweight title.

The Canadian rapper and entrepreneur, Drake, made a big bet on the recent UFC middleweight championship fight between Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira. After Adesanya successfully reclaimed his title against Pereira, Drake won $1.84 million in winnings.

iexclusivenews reported that Adesanya defeated longtime foe Pereira with a brutal knockout in the second round.

The fight, which took place on April 8, 2023, saw Adesanya emerge victorious in the second round. The bout was seen as a highly anticipated matchup between two of the best in the division.

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Drake had a lot of faith in his pick and put up a huge amount of money on the fight. According to sources, Drake has close ties to Adesanya and was confident that he would come out on top.

iexclusivenews Nigeria reports that Drake’s bet was a huge success and he walked away with $1.84 million in winnings. It was also reported that he had an additional $2.2 million on Adesanya’s win.

RELATED: Israel Adesanya Reclaims UFC Middleweight Championship With A Stunning Knockout Of Alex Pereira

This isn’t the first time Drake has made a big bet on a UFC fight. He has previously placed bets on other fights, including a $200,000 bet on Khabib Nurmagomedov’s win over Conor McGregor back in 2018.

This online news outlet recall that the Brazilian fighter defeated the Last Stylebender last year to win the title.

Israel Adesanya’s win snaps a losing streak against Pereira of a 0-3 fight. Drake wagered $400,000 on him to win by knockout.

The UFC middleweight division is currently one of the most exciting in the promotion, with the likes of Adesanya, Pereira, and other top contenders. With Adesanya’s successful reclaim of his title, the division is sure to be an even more exciting place in the coming months.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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