Conor McGregor: Dan Bilzerian, Instagram sensation, loses £700,000 on Donald Cerrone bet

Dan Bilzerian
Dan Bilzerian

CONOR McGREGOR’S stunning KO win against Donald Cerrone has cost “King of Instagram” Dan Bilzerian a fortune.

The millionaire playboy uploaded a video before the fight that showed mountains of cash on a table.

He then claimed it was all staked on Cowboy Cerrone to shock McGregor at UFC 246.

But the bet was down the drain after just 40 SECONDS when the referee jumped in as McGregor unleashed a flurry of punches on a cowering Cerrone.

He had been stunned by a leg kick that followed some brutal shoulder attacks on the inside.

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And from there it only ever seemed a matter of time.

Bilzerian, who once one £50m from a poker game and boasts over 30million Instagram followers, was left counting the cost of a quick end to UFC 246’s main event.

Some fans on social media estimated that he could have stakes as much as £700,000 on the bet.

McGregor, who had not fought since being submitted by Khabib Nurmagomedov 15 months ago, said: “The shoulder shot was a good shot.

“It feels very good, I made history tonight, I set another record.

“The first man to ever score knockouts in three weight divisions.

“I am very happy and very proud. Thank you all for your support.”

Cerrone, who is now on a three fight losing skid, said: “He got me with an elbow straight away and then he headkicked me.

“I have never seen anything like the shoulder shot he hit me with. I was disorientated. Then he stepped back, I was bleeding and he headkicked me.

“But I love this sport and I am not stopping yet.”

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