Simply while you thought that the Drake Curse was over and executed with, Israel Adesanya misplaced his middleweight title by standing TKO by the hands of Alex Pereira at UFC 281. I assume it’s protected to say that the curse is alive and nicely.
Drake posted a screenshot to his social media story of a large $2,000,000 guess he had positioned on Adesanya to defeat Pereira. Betting two million on Adesanya’s odds of 1.45 (-222.22) would have profited a complete of $900,000, however Pereira’s fifth spherical stoppage resulted in Drake netting a giant fats goose egg. OUCH!
For the longest time, at any time when Drake was seen with a sports activities group, they might usually go on to lose no matter sporting endeavor that had been about to compete in. Within the MMA world, Drake misplaced $550,000 on Justin Gaethje when he misplaced to Charles Oliveira at UFC 274. He additionally threw away $275,000 by banking on Jorge Masvidal, who got here up brief to Colby Covington at UFC 272.
Issues had been trying up for Drake after he efficiently wagered one million on Izzy when he fought Jared Cannonier at UFC 276. It appeared just like the curse was damaged, however that lone incident now simply seems to be an outlier. It was the exception, and never the rule. It’s like at this level the bookies ought to simply create a brand new betting line that opposes no matter Drake is playing on.
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