Dillon Danis is ramping up the promotion for his upcoming fight against Logan Paul on the PRIME Card of Misfits Boxing. As part of the promotion, Danis has found his latest target, the famous Canadian rapper, Drake. Danis took to social media to fire shots at the Grammy award-winning rapper.
Drake is hot off the release of his latest studio album, For All the Dogs. He has been active on social media for the promotion of his album. The rapper took a side step from his album promotion by posting a picture on Instagram revealing his online bet for the highly anticipated match between Logan Paul and Dillon Danis.
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Drake posted the picture with the caption: “Never bet against personal vendetta and settling scores @stake @loganpaul.” The rapper revealed with the picture that he has put an online bet of $850,000 on Stake that Logan Paul will knock out Dillon Danis in the upcoming fight. As per the rapper, Logan Paul’s personal vendetta against Danis for the online abuse of his fiancée, Nina Agdal, will help him dominate the fight.
Any online remarks cannot pass Dillon Danis these days, as he quickly responded on X with a tweet. Danis re-uploaded the Instagram picture by Drake with a caption: “850 on my head is disrespect.” He also uploaded another picture of him and Drake standing together and posing, to hint that the rapper has been close to him in the past.
850 on my head is disrespect. pic.twitter.com/fpoVFD5XK3
— Dillon Danis (@dillondanis) October 13, 2023
Meanwhile, fans have reacted to this incident by emphasizing the so-called “Drake Curse.” They suggest that Drake’s bet in favor of Paul is good news for Dillon Danis. Drake Curse is an internet meme that points to the hilarious coincidences when an athlete or team loses an important event or a match after interacting with the rapper or being supported by him.
Various athletes like Serena Williams, LeBron James, Conor McGregor, Jadon Sancho, Sergio Aguero, and FC Barcelona have fallen victim to the Drake curse which has led to the meme becoming an internet sensation.
Conor McGregor reacts to Drake’s bet to Dillon Danis
Drake bet with Stake drew a reaction from UFC superstar, Conor McGregor. The Irishman commented, “Dillon all day!” on the photo to emphasize that he stand with his friend, Danis in this upcoming fight. McGregor has been friends with Danis for quite some time now.
Danis became a part of McGregor’s entourage during his successful UFC run in the last decade. Danis’ being a skilled grappler provided value to the team, however, the duo’s friendship blossomed over the years after spending more time together in fight camps.
The Irishman was speculated to train Dillon Danis for this fight, but that didn’t happen. However, this isn’t the first time that McGregor has publicly shown his support for Danis for this fight. The UFC fighter commented on the upcoming fight earlier last month: “Dillon’s gonna win.You know, he (Dillon Danis) had the baby, we didn’t get to train together. So, I don’t know the ins and outs. I know he’s doing well, he’s still training and he’s gonna go for it,”
Logan Paul and Dillon Danis recently sat down for the pre-match press conference that ended in an intense brawl. The highly anticipated fight with be contested in Manchester, England as co-main event. In the other main event, KSI is set to take on Tommy Fury.