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Rapper Drake Lost £1.7million Bet After Israel Adesanya Failed To Beat Alex Pereira At UFC 281



Canadian rapper, Drake, lost a huge seven-figure sum after placing a bet on ousted middleweight champion Israel Adesanya to beat Brazilian Alex Pereira at UFC 281 on Saturday night, November 12.

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Adesanya, 33, was the bookie’s favourite to win the fight and would have earned Drake £2.4million if he could have found a way to victory inside the Octagon.

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Pereira snatched the win in the fifth and final round with a left hook that sent the former champion to the canvas, and the bout to an end.




Drake is no stranger to placing huge bets having previously lost £537,000 on Barcelona in this season’s El Clasico against Real Madrid, and winning over £ 3 million on English UFC stars Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann.



Written by How Africa News

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