Drake wins $1.7m bet on Jon Jones UFC victory
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.
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.
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 deter the rapper from going all out.