Drake Bets $250,000 on Nate Diaz to Beat Jake Paul, KSI Responds

The former MMA star will make his pro boxing debut against Paul on Saturday night in Dallas.

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Drake is betting big on former MMA star Nate Diaz, who will make his pro boxing debut against Jake Paul on Saturday.

The Toronto rapper shared his betting slip on social media Friday night, revealing he's risking $250,000 for a chance to win $1 million on Diaz defeating Paul.

Paul and Diaz are set to square off at 8 p.m. Saturday night at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The full fight card starts at 8 p.m. ET and is available on ESPN+ PPV.

“Jake is a dog but I can never bet against a Diaz brother that’s just how I was raised,” Drizzy captioned the post.

Drake has Nate Diaz beating Jake Paul tomorrow pic.twitter.com/lM1VwH3D3A

— Drake Fan Page (@DrakeDirect_) August 5, 2023
Twitter: @DrakeDirect_

Meanwhile, Paul's biggest rival isn't shying away from letting Drake know he's wagered on the wrong fighter.

KSI, a YouTuber-turned-boxer like Paul, hopped on Twitter to warn Drizzy he didn't place a smart bet.

"Why is Drake tryna lose money?" he quote-tweeted a screenshot of Drake's Instagram Story of the stake betting slip. "Hate to say it but Nate has no chance. This is his first pro boxing fight…"

Why is Drake tryna lose money? 😂Hate to say it but Nate has no chance. This is his first pro boxing fight… pic.twitter.com/4XP9tl6Lp7

— ksi (@KSI) August 5, 2023
Twitter: @KSI

It isn't the first time Drake has placed a bet on a boxing match featuring Paul.

Back in February, the 6 God bet $400,000 on Paul to beat Tommy Fury. Instead, the 26-year-old suffered the first defeat of his boxing career.

“$400,000 is nothing to him,” Paul told reporters after his loss. “He’s won a lot more money betting on me before, so he’s about even now. Sorry Drake, I am going to get that W in the rematch.”  

Following his defeat, Jake Paul jokingly blamed Drake for his loss 😂

The Drake curses lives on 🤣 | #PaulFury

🎥: @trboxing pic.twitter.com/zHRKILStsX

— Sporting News Fights (@sn_fights) February 27, 2023
Twitter: @sn_fights

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