The “biggest fight in combat sports,” aka Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Conor McGregor, just set the world ablaze as Floyd Mayweather, Jr. beat Conor McGregor via 10th round TKO. The hype leading up to the fight reached a fever pitch days ago, but in the hours just before the main event and during the fight itself, we were able to view the impact of the momentous event on social media.
Celebrity fight fans from around the globe weighed in on Twitter with their thoughts on the contest, with both the McGregor and Mayweather sides being equally represented. It’s always fun to see how famous folks outside the combat sports community viewed a fight, so we’ve grabbed the best ones for our readers. Check out what the stars had to say about Mayweather-McGregor:
McGregor will win this fight.— Aaron Carter (@aaroncarter) August 27, 2017
If you are not here! You are NOT! pic.twitter.com/cMuSKMWjLV— Michael Irvin (@michaelirvin88) August 27, 2017
Conor McGregor did phenomenal. Well done Irish. Well done Mayweather.— devon sawa (@DevonESawa) August 27, 2017
THE BEST EVER!!!!— Sean Diddy Combs (@diddy) August 27, 2017
#MayweathervMcgregor Mayweather won the fight. McGregor won the lottery.— Chuck Woolery (@chuckwoolery) August 27, 2017
My day just freed up tomorrow. Apparently I wont be selling 49 and 1 hats on the side of the freeway.— devon sawa (@DevonESawa) August 27, 2017