The Last Stylebender as he’s fondly called went on to win the fight unanimously at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas receiving a 49-46, 49-46, 50-45 scorecard from the judges.
In a video before the fight, Drake was seen wishing the fighter a good luck and telling him how special he was. He also revealed he bet a million dollars on him. Drake also posted a picture of one of his bet on his Instagram page.
See the video of Drake praising Israel below;
Drake bet $1 MILLION on Israel Adesanya winning tonight’s UFC fight‼️😳
— RapTV (@Rap) July 2, 2022
Winning the fight means Adesanya retains his 185-pound belt.