Drake Tells Israel Adesanya He Placed a Huge Bet on Him to Win UFC 276 Fight
In the build-up to Israel Adesayna also known as “The Last Stylebender’s” next fight, American rapper, Drake has sent an open message to Adesanya to let him know that he has placed a Huge bet on him to win his fight against Jared Cannonier.
The fight is expected to later today, Saturday, July 2, 2022 in Las Vegas and Drake is betting heavily on the current UFC middleweight champion o win the bout.
“You know I put a light million up, I wasn’t playing,” Drake said in a video call to Adesanya while the former was apparently out to dinner. “Return on investment is a lot.”
Adesanya, who is currently 22-1 and No. 3 on ESPN’s pound-for-pound MMA rankings, seemed genuinely appreciative of the confidence Drake put in him, saying that he’d seen the musician twice live and was looking forward to Drake watching him in return.
The two also made plans to potentially have Drake walk Adesanya out for a fight at some point.
Adesanya is currently a -490 favorite, which would net Drake $250,000 if he wins.