Drake Loses $275,000 UFC Bet After Jorge Masvidal’s Loss Against Colby Covington

A recent UFC showdown could have resulted in a big payoff for the Toronto rapper had it gone the other way. Instead, hundreds of thousands were lost.

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Drake, as a growing number of headlines are pointing out this weekend, does indeed appear to have lost a decidedly not small bet of the sports variety.

Drake bet $275K on Masvidal to beat Covington💰#UFC272

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— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) March 6, 2022

As UFC enthusiasts already know, the Saturday evening showdown between Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington resulted in a win for the latter. Per TMZ, Drake had put down approximately $275,000 (in Bitcoin) on Masvidal, with Covington’s ultimate victory through unanimous decision resulting in a loss, by extension, for the Certified Lover Boy artist.

“Let’s talk about all the money that Drake lost tonight,” Covington said during a subsequent press conference. “He needs to go back to, you know, selling those shitty albums to get back the money.” A few second later, Covington reiterated these feelings, albeit with slightly different wording.

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“Drake, you suck at sports betting. Go back to your shitty little albums and rapping,” Covington, who previously made headlines for his support of former POTUS and ex-Apprentice host Donald Trump, said.

In related money-centered news, Drake was this month reported to have shared a succinct but (potentially) revealing reaction to a report on alleged artist earnings for 2021. Also this month, Drizzy got a special “Lord Knows”-focused sequel request from producer Just Blaze.

Of additional note in the sequels realm, meanwhile, are the numerous requests on this very site for a sequel to Drake’s Scorpion cut “Summer Games.”

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