- UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has learnt that there is a lot of money on him ahead of his UFC 276 title fight against Jarred Cannonier
- In a FaceTime call with hip-hop star Drake, the rapper said that he had bet on Adesanya to defeat the challenger
- According to the latest odds, that would mean that the Canadian would win nearly $3 million if his bet is correct
Hip hop superstar Drake has ramped up the pressure on Israel Adesanya as he prepares to defend his UFC middleweight title against challenger Jarred Cannonier.
The fight will headline UFC 276 to be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in Nevada.
According to MMA Junkie, Drake shared a clip of him speaking to Adesanya in a FaceTime call, telling him that he put $1 million in a bet that he would defeat Cannonier. According to DraftKings, Adesanya is the favourite at -450, with Cannonier the underdog on +360.
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“Bro, I already know what time it is. You know, I put a light million up. I had to put a light mil on my brother. Return on investment is a lock. I just want to wish you good luck. You know I love you, brother. You’re different. You’re a different guy, bro. I have a deep, deep, deep love and respect for you. A deep love and respect.”
Israel Adesanya offers to give $3M to anyone who can provide proof for one heartbreaking accusation
Israel Adesanya has stated emphatically that he will give a massive sum of $ 3 million to anyone on earth who can prove that he has in the past taken steroids to help him in his fights.
As reported on Sports Brief, following his UFC 253 fight against Paulo Costa in which he was very impressive, there were attacks on Israel Adesanya that he has been taking substances that are helping him.
The 32-year-old Nigerian has now rubbished the accusations claiming that they were all architected just to bring him down in the game of UFC.