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PHOENIX, ARIZONA - MAY 07: A general view of the Octagon prior to the UFC 274 event at Footprint Center on May 07, 2022 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Drake Places $427K Bet On Justin Gaethje To Win At UFC 274

Music Superstar Drake Wagers More Than $400K On Justin Gaethje To Win The Lightweight Title At UFC 274

Multi-time GRAMMY-Award winning artist Drake is feeling confident in Justin "The Highlight" Gaethje's ability to take out Charles Oliveira in the main event at UFC 274. So confident he is placing a $427,000 bet on Gaethje to win the belt.

Drake posted on his Instagram a betting slip early on Friday morning. If Gaethje can take care of business, Drake would net a cool $1 million.

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This isn't the first time Drake has posted a major bet on a UFC fight. He also bet $250,000 on Jorge Masvidal to beat Colby Covington at UFC 272, which didn't work out as well for him. As far as UFC 274, when it's over, Drake is hoping for some better luck this time around.

If you're reading this, it's not too late to purchase UFC 274 on pay-per-view and perhaps make a bet of your own. The main card starts at 7pm PT/10pm ET from the Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Elsewhere on the card, Rose Namajunas defends her belt against Carla Esparza in a rematch almost eight years in the making. 

Don’t miss any of the action from UFC 274: Oliveira vs Gaethje happening this Saturday on May 7 live from the Footprint Center in Phoenix Arizona. The early prelims will air exclusively on UFC Fight Pass at 2:30pm PDT / 5:30pm ET, followed by prelims which will air on ESPN & ESPN+ at 5:00pm PDT / 8:00pm ET. The main card will air exclusively on ESPN+ at 7:00pm PDT / 10:00pm ET.