Floyd Mayweather defeated Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision on Saturday in their long-awaited welterweight world title showdown.
MayweatherDavidoIn a bout branded boxing’s latest “Fight of the Century” Mayweather took his unblemished record to 48-0 adding the Filipino great’s World Boxing Organization title to his World Boxing Association and World Boxing Council crowns.
His victory was good news to some celebrities, including Nigerian pop star, Davido, American rap singer, Sean John Combs (P. Diddy), and 50 Cent who hit it big with their bets on Mayweather’s victory at the historic fight against Manny Pacquiao.
Omoba Olowo crooner, Davido, who is in Vegas, allegedly placed a bet of $20,000 ( N4m) on the match. Recall that hours before the match he shared the photo of his bet on instagram and wrote “All on Mayweather”.
In the big league, American rapper, 50 Cent had placed a staggering $1.4m on the 38 years old Mayweather and that is aside the $500K performance fee he got for performing at a gig before the match.
P. Diddy won a bet of $250K bet against Hollywood actor, Mark Wahlberg.