Drake lands huge $3.7m bet after backing Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann to win at UFC London

Drake has pocketed a mind boggling $3.7million after placing a huge bet on Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann to both win their fights at UFC London on Saturday night.

The two Scousers were arguably the stars of the show at the O2 Arena, which attracted a huge audience from all over the world.

And Canadian superstar Drake went all in with his support of Paddy ‘The Baddy’ and ‘Meatball’ Molly  by placing a stake of $2,296,211.30 to win a $3.723,077.00, meaning he cleared a staggering profit of $1.5m.

Drake posted a screenshot of his betting slip with his 117 million Instagram followers, writing: “A scousers parlay @stake.”

Pimblett  picked up his third straight win inside the Octagon in impressive fashion, submitting Jordan Leavitt in the second round in what was an entertaining bout.

As for McCann, she continued her momentum by picking up her third straight win thanks to a spectacular stoppage win over Hannah Goldy.

Speaking after the fight, Pimblett and McCann said Drake had agreed to buy the pair a couple of Rolex’s as a ‘thank you’ for netting him the small fortune.

While talking to ESPN, McCann said: “Can I just throw out there to ESPN, Drake… did I say before? … I know, I’m drunk… Drake is buying me and Paddy a new Rollie each.”

Drake’s mega money bet

Curtis Blaydes vs Tom Aspinall headlined the card, which was the second UFC London event of 2022.

UFC boss Dana White said he was energised after witnessing the barnstorming bouts and seeing them epically received by the 20,000 fans at the O2 Arena.

“Tonight re-energised me and reminded me of what it’s like to do fights over in the UK,” White said at his post-fight press conference.

“We’re coming back here this year. I don’t give a s*** what the schedule is. We’re gonna be moving s*** around when we get home.”