Drake Wins $1.7m Bet On Jon Jones UFC Victory

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American rapper Drake has won $1.7 million after placing a $500,000 bet on Jon Jones to defeat Ciryl Gane in the UFC heavyweight championship title.

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The rapper staked $250,000 on Jones to win by knockout and $250,000 on Jones to win by submission.

While Jones’ submission win yielded $1.7m, Drake could have also scooped $1.3m if Jones had won the belt by knockout.

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Drake is popular for high-stake bets in the world of sports and even though he had monumental losses on a row, none has been able to deter the rapper from going all out.

In other news, the Nigerian nightmare, Isreal Adesanya is yet to return to the octagon, after losing all his belt to his arch-nemesis.

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The Nigerian Stylebender and world MMA middleweight champion, 31, suffered the first defeat of his professional MMA career on Saturday night March 6, after he lost to the Polish bulldog Jan Blachowicz in  Las Vegas.

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