Drake loses $2 million in UFC 281 bet

Drake loses $2 million in UFC 281 bet

Drake, the Canadian rapper, singer, and actor, took a major hit last night after losing a $2 million wager place on now former UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.

In the main event at Madison Square Garden, Alex Pereira finished Adesanya in the fifth and final round to claim UFC gold, but not before Drake dropped money on “The Last Stylebender.”

The bet placed on the UFC 281 title bout is just another example of Drake’s love of high-stakes gambling. Earlier this summer, Drake took home almost $4 million dollars after successfully betting on the outcome of two fights at UFC London.

UFC 281 results below:

Main card (ESPN+ PPV at 10 p.m. ET)

Alex Pereira defeated Israel Adesanya via TKO – Round 5, 2:01

Zhang Weili defeated Carla Esparza via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:05

Dustin Poirier defeated Michael Chandler via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 2:00

Chris Gutierrez defeated Frankie Edgar via KO – Round 1, 2:01

Dan Hooker defeated Claudio Puelles via TKO – Round 2, 4:06

Prelims (ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET)

Renato Moicano defeated Brad Riddell via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:20

Ryan Spann defeated Dominick Reyes via KO – Round 1, 1:20

Erin Blanchfield defeated Molly McCann via submission (kimura) – Round 1, 3:37

Andre Petroski defeated Wellington Turman via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Early Prelims (ESPN+ at 6 p.m. ET)

Matt Frevola defeated Ottman Azaitar via KO – Round 1, 2:30

Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeated Silvana Gomez Juarez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Michael Trizano defeated Seung Woo Choi via KO – Round 1, 4:51

Montel Jackson defeated Julio Arce via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Carlos Ulberg defeated Nicolae Negumereanu via KO – Round 1, 3:44

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