Music superstar Drake backs British UFC stars Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann to win at UFC London with eyewatering $2MILLION bet
- Drake has staked $2million on Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann to win tonight
- The pair are facing off against Jordan Leavitt and Hannah Goldy respectively
- The Canadian hip-hop artist is a long-time fan of mixed martial arts
Hip-hop superstar Drake has shown his support for British fighting duo Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann by staking $2million on their pair emerging victorious at UFC London.
In a post shared on his Instagram story the four-time Grammy Award winner showed his betslip for UFC London with a stake totaling $2,296,211.30 at 8/13 odds.
Captioning his post ‘A scousers parlay’, Drake stands to win $3,723,077.00 should both Pimblett and McCann each get their hand raised tonight.
Drake shared his UFC London bet with his 117million followers on Instagram
Drake previously won a payout of over $1million when UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya defeated Jared Cannonier to defend his title earlier this month.
In a video shared on social media, Drake could be seen Facetiming the UFC champion before he stepped into the Octagon.
‘Bro, I already know what time it is,’ Drake told the Nigerian middleweight.
‘You know, I put a light million up.’
‘I had to put a light mil on my brother,’ he added.
Drake (left) won more than a million dollars betting on UFC champion Israel Adesanya (right)
Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann are both in action on the UFC London main card
Pimblett and McCann will be looking to replicate their successes from the previous UFC London card back in March.
At that event, McCann stunned spectators by notching the first knockout win of her UFC career, dispatching Luana Carolina with a spectacular spinning elbow.
Meanwhile Pimblett continued his ascent up the lightweight rankings, defeating Rodrigo Vargas with a first-round submission.