Recording artist Drake is a famous hanger-on relating to the world’s high athletes. Nonetheless, it appears as if he likes hanging round mediocre one’s too.
As Jake Paul headed into his first struggle towards a professional boxer this weekend, he did so realizing that the multi-Grammy award winner had positioned a large guess on him successful the struggle.
Drake confirmed the world his wager, revealing he had positioned $400,000 price of bitcoin on Paul beating Tommy Fury by KO. I assume he couldn’t consider something higher to spend that form of cash on. Had Drake received the guess he would have netted a cool $1,440,000 (additionally in bitcoin).
Drake didn’t win that guess.
By now you have to know that Paul was completely stifled by Fury over eight rounds. The British actuality star was capable of preserve Paul at bay with a jab and evade Paul’s predictable and errant swings.
The tip end result was a cut up resolution for Fury (thanks to at least one fairly weird scorecard).
The win value Drake his stake, nevertheless it’s additionally broken a lot of the attract Paul had constructed over the previous two years. With out his unbeaten document, it will likely be a lot more durable for Paul to promote himself as a worthy time funding when he faces Nate Diaz within the close to future after which whomever after that.
This isn’t the primary time an athlete has misplaced after being related to Drake. In reality, it’s occurred so typically that it’s spawned the ‘Drake Curse’ meme.
Others who’ve misplaced after hanging out with Drake embrace Anthony Joshua, Conor McGregor, Serena Williams and the Kentucky Wildcats (per oddsshark).
So now you realize what to do once you see Drake guess on a fighter. Simply benefit from the free schadenfreude and preserve your cash in your pockets.
In regards to the writer: Tim Bissell is a author, editor and deputy web site supervisor for Bloody Elbow. He has coated fight sports activities since 2015. Tim covers information and occasions and has additionally written longform and investigative items. (full bio)