Twitter reacts to Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight
Aug 26, 2017, 10:35 PM | Updated: 10:44 pm
(AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
In what some billed as the most anticipated fight of the year, Floyd “Money” Mayweather showed that he was the true champion, defeating Conor McGregor by TKO in round 10 on Saturday night.
Mayweather Jr. stopped UFC champion McGregor on his feet in the 10th round Saturday night, ending the boxing spectacle of the summer with a harsh dose of reality.
After the fight, Twitter blew up with post-fight reactions.
Gotta respect @TheNotoriousMMA ! He talked himself into a 100Million.
— Tyrann Mathieu (@Mathieu_Era) August 27, 2017
Respect to McGregor. He stood in there with the best tactical fighter of our lifetime. Better fight than I thought it would be.
— Vinny Joe ________ (@Vincemarotta) August 27, 2017
Floyd is a defensive coordinator lol
— John Ross III (@WatchJRoss) August 27, 2017
Always said it would be TKO just thought it would be earlier like 7th
— John Gambadoro (@Gambo987) August 27, 2017
Kudos to McGregor – he did an excellent job, ran out of gas. That fight was way better than I ever imagined. Compelling.
— Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) August 27, 2017
— Budda Baker (@buddabaker32) August 27, 2017
Mayweather: "Tonight was my last fight."
The Decision Maker: "Whatever."
— Dave Burns (@Burnsy987) August 27, 2017
Winners in order:
4) People who understand Irish brogue
— Rich Eisen (@richeisen) August 27, 2017
— Jeremy Roenick (@Jeremy_Roenick) August 27, 2017
— HEEL TEM (@HEEL_TEM) August 27, 2017
— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) August 27, 2017