Molly McCann delivers update on Drakes Rolex gift after £3m bet on UFC London

Molly McCann and Paddy Pimblett might just be only days away from claiming brand new Rolex watches courtesy of superstar rapper Drake and his latest bumper UFC flutter.

The Liverpudlian pair, who have taken MMA by storm over the past 12 months with three consecutive victories each, were backed to beat Hannah Goldy and Jordan Leavitt respectively – which they did with aplomb.

Drake risked a huge Bitcoin stake of $2.296,211.30 (£1.9million) on both to secure wins in front of the British crowd – claiming $3.723,077.00 (£3.1m) – and a profit of £1.2m.

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While those winnings will not make a massive impact on his estimated net worth of £208m, his promise of a lucrative gift will be sure to make both the Meatball and the Baddy rather content.

With Pimblett saying on Saturday evening: "We messaged him on Instagram and he was like, 'Yeah, yous are getting a Rolex'."

Speaking to Daily Star Sport, McCann said in an update: "Drake has said he will sort us out with a watch when we arrive in America and we go on Wednesday."

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Adding of her stunning triumph which included another spinning back elbow: "It was mad to replicate the same finish but this time I feel like it was magnified because of the likes of Drake putting a £2m bet on us.

"There was a lot more eyes on us to see if we were actually who we say we are.

"My and my girlfriend were washing our clothes and hoovering. We literally changed the world on Saturday and it's back to normal on Monday morning."

McCann, who could well fight alongside Pimblett again on a card in the United States earlier this year, is keeping her feet on the ground with the help of her loved ones.

McCann said: "I've got family and friends who don't accept any big time behaviour and I've just got another dog, another little Frenchie, on Monday.

"I know that I need to be accountable for myself and thought about how can I remain accountable for myself. You can have a lot of money and a lot of temptation."


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