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Drake loses $565k after betting on Tyson Fury against Usyk

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By Taiwo Okanlawon

Multi-Grammy-winning Canadian rapper Aubrey ‘Drake’ Graham has lost $565,000 after betting on Tyson Fury to beat Oleksandr Usyk.

It is yet another big-money gambling loss for the ‘First Person Shooter’ crooner.

Before the fight, Drake revealed on Instagram that he had gambled $565,000 on Fury to win.

If Fury had won, he would have collected just over $1million.

Oleksandr Usyk defeated Tyson Fury in a split decision to become the undisputed Heavyweight champion of the world.

The fight was the first undisputed heavyweight fight in nearly 25 years in Saudi Arabia.

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Two judges scored the fight in Usyk’s favour- 115-113 and 114-113 with the other giving it to Fury at 114-113.

The knockdown of Fury in the ninth round proved decisive. He is now a two-weight undisputed world champion.

In round nine, Fury was completely out off his feet and stumbled around the ring a Usyk went in search of the finishing shot.

The referee then called a knockdown, giving Fury a standing count with the Gypsy King slumped in the corner.

Usyk has now added Fury’s WBC title to his own WBA, IBF and WBO belts.

Drake previously lost a six-figure sum after Anthony Joshua’s knockout win over Francis Ngannou, and another $700,000 after Dricus Du Plessis beat Sean Strickland at UFC 297.

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