Renowned rapper Drake has reportedly won an incredible $ 2.7 million after Israel Adesanya emerged victorious in his UFC 287 middleweight title bout against Alex Pereira.
Adesanya, a Nigerian-born New Zealander, reclaimed the 185lb title just five months after losing it to his long-standing adversary Pereira, who had previously defeated him twice in kickboxing.
It is understood that Drake had backed Adesanya to win in his previous fight against Pereira, which cost him a considerable sum of $ 1.6 million.
However, the Drake was able to recoup his losses by placing two hefty bets on Adesanya in the rematch.
According to Mirror UK, Drake placed a $500,000 bet on Adesanya to win, which earned him a return of $885,000.
Additionally, he staked $400,000 on Adesanya to win by knockout, resulting in a massive return of $ 1.8 million