Drake puts MASSIVE bet on Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk that could bank him £700k – but


  • Fury vs Usyk will take place tonight at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh 
  • The two heavyweights will battle it out over 12 rounds to be crowned the first undisputed heavyweight champion since 1999
  • Many have said the fight is too close to call but rap superstar Drake has had his say 

Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk is one of the most highly anticipated boxing bouts in recent years making it hard not to get drawn into the hype and chaos surrounding the fight.

Boxing royalty like Mike Tyson, Anthony Joshua and Lennox Lewis have already had their say on how they think the fight will pan out. 

However it is not just people in the boxing world who are putting their two pence in. 

Canadian rapper Drake took to his Instagram account this morning to let his fans know who he would be cheering for when the two heavyweights enter the ring in Riyadh tonight. 

Drake revealed to his 146m followers that he has placed a huge $565,000 bet on the winner of Tyson Fury’s fight with Oleksandr Usyk that could see him win over $1million.

Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk will meet tonight in Riyadh in a winner-takes-all fight to become the undisputed heavyweight champion

Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk will meet tonight in Riyadh in a winner-takes-all fight to become the undisputed heavyweight champion

Rap superstar Drake had revealed who he will be rooting for in tonight's undisputed clash

Rap superstar Drake had revealed who he will be rooting for in tonight’s undisputed clash

The combat sport enthusiast has placed $565k on 'The Gypsy King' to win

The combat sport enthusiast has placed $565k on ‘The Gypsy King’ to win

For tonight’s fight the Canadian rapper has placed the outrageous bet in favour of ‘The Gypsy King’, Tyson Fury

The rap superstar continues his run of placing huge wagers on sporting events where he stakes six-figures sums, but his record on combat sports doesn’t always pay off.

Fury and Usyk meet tonight in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for the winner-takes-all bout, with many saying it will be to hard to call the winner of the undisputed clash. 

One of two will go on to create history tonight, becoming the first undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis in 1999. 

Fury holds the slight advantage with the bookmakers to win the fight thanks to his staggering 6ft 9in stature and his incredible reach of 85inches.

However the 35-year-old won’t have it all his own way, as his opponent is unlike any fighter he has faced before.

How Fury handles Usyk’s southpaw and quick feet, you feel will inevitably decide who comes out victorious.

Mail Sport will be providing live coverage of the fight tonight. 

Fury and Usyk are expected to enter the ring around 11pm UK time / 1am in Saudi Arab

Fury and Usyk are expected to enter the ring around 11pm UK time / 1am in Saudi Arab

Fight Odds 

  • Fury to win – 5/6
  • Usyk to win – 11/10
  • Draw – 12/1

All odds were accurate at the time of publication via Skybet



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