Drake bet $1 Million on Israel Adesanya winning UFC fight and he wins.
Israel Mobolaji Odunayo Oluwafemi Temitayo Owolabi Adesanya (born 22 July 1989) is a Nigerian-born New Zealand professional mixed martial artist, kickboxer. Adesanya 32, has swept all comers in the middleweight division with ease and is the bookies' favourite to leave International Fight Week with his strap in tow. MMA superfan Drake doesn't foresee anything other than an Adesanya win coming to fruition, so much so he's staked a staggering $1million (£826,000) on the Nigerian-born New Zealander having his hand raised.
Drizzy revealed his hefty wager during a late-night FaceTime with the surging superstar. Drake said during the call: “Bro, I already know what time it is. You know, I put a light million up.” Adesanya, who was still cutting weight for the official weigh-ins, asked: “Light mil?” Drake replied: “A light mill. I had to put a light mil on my brother. Return on investment is a lock.”The Canadian later said: “I just want to wish you good luck. “You know I love you, brother. You’re different. You’re a different guy, bro.