Israel Adesanya delivered a knockout victory in an exciting UFC 287 match, leaving spectators stunned and some with significant victories. Among the overjoyed winners was Canadian musician Drake, who gambled big on Adesanya’s victory.
According to reports, Drake wagered approximately N186 million on Adesanya to win by knockout, with an extra N232 million on Adesanya to win the bout.
The highly anticipated bout lived up to the anticipation, as Adesanya demonstrated his fighting prowess against Paulo Pereira, eventually knocking him out. Fans of Adesanya, the UFC, and Drake flocked to social media to express their joy and respect for the fighters’ abilities and Drake’s hefty wager.
Drake’s multi-million naira wager paid off well, and he walked away with more than N1.2 billion in profits. The rapper’s big payoff has been the focus of social media, with fans and bystanders alike admiring his eye for a winning wager.
The event was another example of celebrity involvement in sports betting, with several high-profile persons participating. Drake’s stake demonstrates the increasing popularity and profitability of sports betting.
The buzz around the UFC 287 bout, combined with Drake’s amazing victory, has supporters looking forward to the next big athletic event.
With sports betting’s growing popularity, there’s little question that more people will join the activity, aiming to make it big like the Grammy-winning musician.