Drake places £346,000 bet on Justin Gaethje to beat Charles Oliveira at UFC 274 two months after losing Masvidal wager

RAPPER Drake has made an astronomical bet for the main event of UFC 274 – just two months after losing a huge wager on Jorge Masvidal.

'The Motto' star has placed a staggering £346,000 ($550,000 CAD) wager on Justin Gaethje to beat former lightweight champion Charles Oliveira on Sunday morning.



Drizzy, 35, shared the jaw-dropping bet with his 109 million Instagram followers on Friday evening.

His accompanying caption read: "Big Weekend Energy."

MMA fans were quick to comment on the hefty wager, with one tweeting: "Good bet Drake. Smart man."

Another said: "That’s a winner."

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And another said: "The Drake curse will go on and Gaethje will lose."

One remarked: "Oh s*** Gaethje will lose."

Another said: "It's over for Gaethje."

Fight fan Drake is no stranger to placing huge wagers on UFC fights and recently laid a whopping £223,000 ($275,000) bet on Masvidal to win his grudge match with former pal Colby Covington.

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Former interim welterweight champion Covington mocked Drake for his misplaced bet in the UFC 272 post-fight press conference, saying" "Let's talk about all the money Drake lost tonight.

"He needs to go back to selling those s****y albums to get back the money.

"He should've gone to America's Pick of the Week by My Bookie. I tried to give the people the pick of the week.

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"I'm America's champ and I'm America's Pick of the Week.

"Drake, you suck at sports betting. Go back to your s****y little albums and rapping."

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