Drake wins $1.4m on UFC bet at Stake.com
- Drake wins big on UFC bet
- The megastar bet $2.3 million on both Molly McCann and Paddy Pimblett to win
- He landed a $3.7 million return for the bet
Paddy Pimblett helped land Drake a huge winning bet
Megastar Drake achieved an incredible $3.7 million return on a $2.3 million UFC bet this weekend...but then the fighters asked for Rolex watches!
Drake bet on both Molly McCann and Paddy Pimblett winning their UFC fights at Stake this weekend.
This was the incredible bet $2.3m on both McCann and Pimblett to win at UFC London.
McCann landed a first round win over Hannah Goldy to get the bet off to the perfect start, while Pimblett won by submission against Jordan Leavitt in round two.
Drake has turned almost $2.3 million into $3.7 million.
After the fights, McCann posted a video on her Instagram accompanied by Pimblett and made a request to Drake for something in return for helping him land his big win.
"Drake we have just broken your curse lad. Can I have a Rolex please?" said McCann, before Pimblett - appearing on the video - added "Champagne Papi come on what are we getting for that?"
Drake was quick to respond, adding the video to his own Instagram story. He asked the betting company he used to make his selection, Stake, to make it a reality: "@stake Rollies for Meatball and the Baddy," he wrote.
Pimblett later added: "Molly sent him a video right after it on Instagram and he said he was going to give us both a Rolex, so we are swimming it."
Paddy Pimblett on Mental Health
Pimblett dedicated his win to four-year-old Lee Joshua Hodgson, who recently passed away from complications due to ARMS, a soft tissue disease.
"I want to dedicate this fight to little baby Lee," said Pimblett. "He's a little warrior. More of a fighter than any of us will ever be."
Following that, Pimblett delivered a heartfelt message abour men's mental health, after the death by suicide of a close friend.
He commented: "I woke up on Friday morning at 4am to a message that one of my friends, back home, had [died]. This was five hours before my weigh-in. So Ricky lad, that's for you.
"But, there's a stigma in this world that men can't talk. Listen, if you're a man and you've got weight on your shoulders, and you think the only way you can solve it is by [suicide], please speak to someone, speak to anyone. People would rather... I know I'd rather my mate cry on my shoulder than go to his funeral next week.
"So, please, let's get rid of this stigma and MEN, START TALKING!"
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