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“Sloppy” Drake Warned of Brutal Consequences as Fans Point Out That Canadian Rapper “Don’t Know How to Throw Hands” in a Resurfaced Video

Published 11/19/2023, 6:39 AM EST

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Drake is considered one of the biggest superstars in Hollywood and pop culture today. Apart from being an influential celebrity, he is also a longtime fan of combat sports, known to bet massive amounts of money on fights. And recently a video of the rapper honing his boxing skill has resurfaced garnering a lot of mixed reactions. 

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The 36-year-old Canadian shared his boxing mitt work training on his Instagram stories a couple of years back. The video has since been circulated by various social media handles and a recent post by ‘mmauncensored_‘ has grabbed the attention of combat enthusiasts. However, his fighting skills did not get a nod from his fans online. Let’s see what they had to say!

Longtime association with combat sports could not save Drake from the trolls


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Drake’s willingness to be around matches has made him a notable figure in fight games. Drake’s ridiculous betting stints include both MMA and boxing fights. In 2018, he was seen around the Nurmagomedov-Mcgregor fight, and in 2023, we saw him at the Fury-Paul boxing match. 

Nonetheless, his association with the game has earned him a humorous reputation, that the fans have deemed the ‘Drake Curse.’ It is believed that the fighter he bets on often loses in their fight. Yet, despite losing a significant amount of money, the rapper still continues to bet on hios favorite fighters. 


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The fans on Instagram also shared their opinions regarding his boxing skills, rushing to the comment section.

One fan was quick to assert his confidence!

I sleep him in 1

Another was optimistic about Drake’s skills being good enough to beat the Venegas brothers.

‘He can beat both island boys

Drake’s hands were also put under scrutiny by one with a hillarious jab!

Bro looks like he has T-Rex arms

One even took a dig at the rapper’s superstar lifestyle. 

‘Like he still needs security at his side at all times’ 

Another user made fun of his instagram handle with a word play.  

‘Champagne sloppy

Then came the trolls, straight out deeming the rapper’s skills ‘grabage.’

‘Garbage. Very evident this dude doesn’t know how to throw hands. 

It is evident from the mixed reactions that while some support his efforts, the majority were not so kind and would rather take a mean jab at the rapper. With rumors flying high about different contender’s for the rapper’s boxing debut, let’s take a look at his lesser known side.

A glimpse into the great rapper’s not so great technique


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We all associate Drake with his music and ring-side appearances during matches. However, the Instagram video shows us the rapper’s lesser-known side. Previously, his trainer uploaded the video and showed us his boxing skills. It needs to be clarified that there is no confirmation yet regarding a match between the rapper and Chris Brown (as a charity event). 

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As Drake prepares for his next tour, seeing how the rapper lines up for his next session will be interesting. His boxing techniques so far has only earned him criticism, even from the likes of Amir J Tyson, who also shared a few tips fpr him. Amir J Tyson is the son of former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson


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If the rapper at all steps into the ring is yet to be seen. But if he does, who do you think his contender should be? Let us know in the comments below. 

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Written by:

Anirban Chatterjee


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Hey there! I am Anirban, and I am the dynamic writer of VSM! I bring a whirlwind of sports expertise and enthusiasm to my writing. With a master's degree in Sports Management, I have got a little oomph when it comes to all things sports! As a writer for VSM, what truly sets my heart on fire is the boundless variety of topics this platform explores every day. I am also an avid Soccer fan, a love that has spanned my entire life and it continues to captivate me with its dynamism and fervent fan base. So, whether it’s on the field, on the page, or in the stands, you can bet I am all in, giving it all with my passion and might!
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